Tag Archive: Strategic Forum for Construction

Mar 06 2015

On good (collaborative) behaviour

Once again, it’s not just about technology, it’s people and processes – behaviours – that support successful collaboration. I have been involved with, and enthusiastic about, Constructing Excellence almost since its foundation and have been a CE collaborative working champion for about 10 years. CE is, I think, the only pan-industry membership body in the UK …

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Feb 03 2009

Let’s make construction more ‘social’

[This is a re-post of a blog article I wrote for Building Sustainable Design, which launched this week.] I have spent more than half my career in the architecture, engineering and construction (AEC) and property industry looking at issues relating to collaboration, and since 2000 have been focused on how to use internet-based technologies to …

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Jun 11 2008

Strategy for Sustainable Construction

HM Government, in association with the Strategic Forum for Construction, has published its Strategy for Sustainable Construction (PDF, downloadable here; press release here) today. I have had a quick scan of the 64-page document and have noted that it now refers to the impacts and opportunities associated with information and communications technologies (ICT). This topic …

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Nov 08 2007

Integrated Project Delivery – US guide

The American Institute of Architects (AIA), with the AIA California Council, has published Integrated Project Delivery: A Guide. This excellent document explains how project teams might move from a traditional approach to project procurement and delivery to a more collaborative, integrated team model. There are similarities with UK initiatives earlier this decade, but this guide also …

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