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Structures and Construction in the Engineers Journal

The role of the Standing Conciliator – Part I: An overview

Ciaran Fahy considers the role of the Standing Conciliator under the Public Works Contract as used by the Irish public sector for building and civil engineering projects since 2007.

Five ways in which drones will change the way buildings are designed

Drones are already shaping the face of our cities – used for building planning, heritage, construction and safety enhancement. But, as studies by the UK’s Department of Transport have found, swathes of the public have a limited understanding of how drones might be practically applied, write Paul Cureton and Ole B Jensen.

World’s first 3D-printed school is set to be built in Ukraine

More than 2,000 schools have been damaged or destroyed in Ukraine since the start of the Russian invasion.

How 3D printing could prove to be the cornerstone to building new homes

The first owner-occupied 3D home was built in 2017 but they require manual fit-out for plumbing and electrics, writes former Engineers Ireland president Dr Chris Horn.

How the world's longest immersed tunnel – 18km – is being built in Germany

It's called the Fehmarnbelt tunnel and it is massive.

The home built in 48 hours: Czechia's first its of kind 3D-printed floating house

Scoolpt's robotic arm makes it happen.

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