The Built Environment and our Health

health Samuel Charandura February 4, 2019 Construction Law 0 One of our responsibilities as the built environment, human rights and sustainability experts is to analyse and develop work and home spaces that are safe and healthy for everyone. One had to realise late that the environment we thrive in or not, can affect our health … Continue reading The Built Environment and our Health

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Artificial Intelligence and the Construction/Built environment: Are robots ethical?

Samuel Charandura March 5, 2019 Construction Law, Contract Law, Public 0 Most of us welcomed the advent of artificial intelligence, otherwise known as AI in the Construction/Built Environment industries. However, some did so with a pinch of salt. The field of artificial intelligence (AI), which refers to work processes of machines that would require intelligence … Continue reading Artificial Intelligence and the Construction/Built environment: Are robots ethical?

Facts about African Infrastructure The HardHat Professional

There are a lot of challenges involved in delivering infrastructure projects in Africa, but the continent also presents opportunities for both investors and professionals involved in the delivery of infrastructure projects. Here are top 7 facts about African Infrastructure: 1. African Economies attract 40% less infrastructure investment The total infrastructure investment forecast for Africa until 2040 is … Continue reading Facts about African Infrastructure The HardHat Professional

Built Environment Consultants should stand up for themselves to earn respect Bert van den Heever

Bert van den Heever   During the past year, I was asked to give my opinion in a matter where several contractors in the Western Cape had taken umbrage at the standard of the tender documentation, available for a reasonably large project.  After the ASAQS pointed out the shortcomings in the Bills of Quantities, the … Continue reading Built Environment Consultants should stand up for themselves to earn respect Bert van den Heever

Architecture and Human rights; Is it important for the Built Environment?

Samuel Charandura   This past festive season, I had a privilege to visit New York City on a sponsored scholarly visit by my university. One thing that caught my eye was the built environment. It's designed in such a way that people and the surrounding infrastructure they co-relate and co-exist. With an eye for anything … Continue reading Architecture and Human rights; Is it important for the Built Environment?