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Structures and Construction in the Engineers Journal

How artificial intelligence is trained to pick out the least eco-friendly homes

First of its kind AI-model can help policy-makers efficiently identify and prioritise houses for retrofitting and other decarbonising measures.

Urban neighbourhoods and how to ensure they can be made more affordable

As housing crises rage across the world, we need a new approach to urban land ownership and architecture, write Cem S Kayatekin and Lorenzo Uribe Sanmiguel, IE University, Spain.

Green cement production ramping up – and it could reduce construction's carbon footprint

Retrofitting technology to large-scale existing cement production plants will prove that it is technically possible to produce low-carbon cement efficiently at scale. With the right incentives in place by governments and the construction sector, almost all cement produced around the world could be low-carbon, writes Professor Jamie Goggins, University of Galway.

Baltimore Francis Scott Key disaster: Bridge engineer and Fellow of Engineers Ireland explains what happened, and what needs to change

The images from Baltimore are a reminder that safety can’t be taken for granted. We need to remain vigilant. So why did this bridge collapse? And, just as importantly, how might we make other bridges more safe against such collapse, asks , associate professor, civil engineering, Monash University, and Fellow, Engineers Ireland.

Wood: Building on an abundant natural resource

Forests in the EU can help green the European construction industry and bolster a continent-wide push for architectural improvements.

‘Conciliation of Construction Industry Disputes’ by Brian Bond – a review

The recently published Conciliation of Construction Industry Disputes is a very welcome addition to the relatively small number of books about the Irish construction industry, particularly as there are no other books about conciliation, writes Ciaran Fahy.

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