Alan Muse is director of built environment at RICS.
This month sees the 350th anniversary of one of the most destructive events ever to happen to any city: the Great Fire of London.
The construction industry can achieve significant savings by adopting smarter, leaner and more sustainable ways of working that look at long term targets.
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RICS director Alan Muse explains the benefits for SMEs of using BIM and some of the areas where using this new technology will allow smaller businesses to compete with much larger rivals.
The coalition has identified the creation of a genuine green economy as a top priority for this government.