Design Manual for Urban Roads and Streets (DMURS): Residential Developments

Design Manual for Urban Roads and Streets (DMURS): Residential Developments

The Design Manual for Urban Roads and Streets (DMURS) provides a better balance between the Place Function and the Transport Function of urban roads and streets.  This approach shifts the emphasis from more conventional approaches, that prioritise movement of traffic, to more sustainable approaches concerned with multi-modal movement and streets as places. A street or …

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Working with a Construction Project Manager

Working with a Construction Project Manager

Construction projects are complicated beasts. Budget, time management, workload and planning the process are essential components, and they require exceptional management. A great construction project manager will combine their in-depth industry knowledge with the soft skills needed to manage people and practical skills to manage finances and timeframes. Here are the five essential skills your …

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Why use a Quantity Surveyor?

Why use a Quantity Surveyor?

Whether you are a first-time builder starting off on your first house or expanding your commercial premises, you may want to think about involving a Quantity Surveryor. When you engage a Quantity Surveyor in your project, you are getting a professional who understands the ins and outs of building and projects. And an expert cost …

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How a Quantity Surveyor will reduce stress on your building projects

How a Quantity Surveyor will reduce stress on your building projects

Building projects, whether residential, commercial or a large-scale project, are a balancing act between cost, time and quality. When you work with a professional, high-quality team, you’ll have their knowledge to guide you through your project and keep you aligned with your budget and timeframe. But when you have a team that is not balancing …

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cracking in buildings

Cracking in Buildings

When seeking advice with respect to the impact of cracking to walls in buildings it is important that the advice is based upon sound engineering principles and recognised methods of classifying the damage. It is essential to carry out a thorough survey from which records of damage and distortion should be clearly presented to the …

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