Materials Protecting Society

Material solutions key to tackling an ageing population, natural disasters and terrorism

A key challenge today is to deliver quality solutions that are sustainable and which protect and improve the quality of life for all citizens now and in the future.

RIBA Stirling Prize shortlist 2017

The Royal Institute of British Architects has announced the six projects shortlisted for its annual Stirling Prize.

Constellation of bricks

Ellis Davies reports on a unique 3D-printed structure.

Economic digest

An overview of the UK economy and construction industry.

Keeping it in the clay

A 3,500-year-old clay technology may lead to carbon-free electricity. Khai Trung Le reports.