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Introducing SKA Rating

Recently featured in the UK Government's Low Carbon Action Plan, SKA Rating is an environmental assessment method, benchmark and standard for non-domestic fit-outs, led and owned by RICS.


Embracing change in commercial property

Real estate accounts for 35% of the world’s carbon emissions and technology is expected to replace 140 million workers globally by 2030. These are just two points that came out of this year’s...


TED Talk: The emergence of "4D printing"

3D printing has grown in sophistication since the late 1970s; TED Fellow Skylar Tibbits is shaping the next development, which he calls 4D printing, where the fourth dimension is time. This emerging...


How buildings are entering the digital age

Architects and construction companies have been able to "look around" computerised 3D models of their buildings for some time. But now they can actually feel what it's like to be right inside by...


Climate change and the industry’s response

Property professionals are not yet taking climate change seriously enough. That is the conclusion of real estate experts at the climate change keynote session at the World Built Environment Forum in...


RICS Presents... successfully launched

The first RICS Presents event from RICS Training was held on 5th September 2016, with the theme of Building Resilience. Six of our experts gathered with our audience at the Brewery for an evening of...


Smart buildings: friend or foe?

With the rise of the digital age and the need to be green, the workplace has evolved dramitcally. More and more buildings are adopting smart technology to keep their carbon footprint low as well as...