Features

Back to black

Back to black

Construction, mining and transport are among the  industries that are heavily reliant on oil. Ever wonder  what happens to this ubiquitous substance once it’s used?

Mercury rising

Mercury rising

Higher temperatures coupled with a resultant urban heat-island effect are necessitating novel approaches to keeping cities cool

Labour pains

Labour pains

Employee well-being – in the physical sense – can be linked to the workplace, so sick building syndrome is nothing to be sneezed at

Heavens above

Heavens above

As water scarcity intensifies globally, cities are looking to the clouds – the computing kind as well as the ones that bring rain – to wring every last drop

Hot topic

Hot topic

Modern, smart fire-detection systems are key in reducing risk, liability and, ultimately, unrecoverable losses

Higher purpose

Higher purpose

Never mind the tired stigma – hemp-based products are finding a solid foundation in green construction

NATURAL SELECTION

NATURAL SELECTION

Harder than most woods, fast-growing and completely renewable, the many benefits of bamboo are now being recognised globally