Official Panama Canal Construction Time-Lapse

To commemorate the opening of the Panama Canal Expansion, EarthCam released this 4K construction time-lapse movie, showcasing progress from March 2011 to June 2016. Progress was documented for this historic transportation channel by EarthCam’s robotic time-lapse construction cameras from 142 webcam angles. Watch over 5 years of progress in just 2 minutes with HD photos and panoramic imagery. Video courtesy of Earthcam

If only ALL Planning Committee Meetings were like this!!

Anyone whose ever attended a planning sub-committee meeting will recognise that this is as far from typical as it gets. The Steve Jobs road show pulled up at city hall Cupertino and in walked one of the greatest communicators on the planet. If you have ever seen a Jobs keynote speech you will understand why... Read more »

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How to avoid insect infestations on your building site

There’s a lot to love about summer. The hot weather, beer gardens with seemingly endless supplies of booze, barbecues containing an entire cow’s worth of succulent burgers, and more burnt skin than the ending of the Wicker Man. But when you’re in the middle of constructing a finely-designed building, the summer can present a whole... Read more »

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Architecture students: a bright future for building designs?

As the summer draws in, every art and design college is spitting out a fresh set of architecture graduates, each of whom is brimming with new ideas and stunning structures that they’ll strive to get funding for. But if you wander around any showcase for architecture graduates, you’ll seldom see designs that seem realistic. Instead,... Read more »

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BDE Podcast – CDM 2015 with Peter Caplehorn

BuildingDesignExpert Podcast – CDM 2015 with Peter Caplehorn . April 6 2015 saw the launch of the new Construction (Design and management) Regulations, and if the truth is acknowledged also saw a bit of a wake up of the construction design professions, who, hitherto had been able to keep the CDM 2007 Regulations at arms length,... Read more »

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