This series on new technology addresses the legal issues some of the more innovative solutions to construction's needs.


‘Decent’ housing must guarantee quality internet connections


Full-fibre broadband offers so much more than access to Netflix - it can change lives, writes Jeremy Chelot

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Legal: How to offset the risks of offsite


Continuing our series on new technology, Maeve Gantley explains how offsite manufacturing brings specific risks that need to be covered by the contract

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Legal: Renewable contracts


Continuing our series on new technology, Sara Cunningham considers how building contracts can be adapted for new buildings that also are required to generate energy

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Legal: incentivising innovation

2018-06-22T06:00:00+01:00By ,

As part of our series on new technology, Andrew Keeley and Maeve Gantley consider whether construction contracts have a role to play in incentivising innovation

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The pitfalls of 3D printing


In the fourth of our series on new technology, Rebecca Morjaria explains the legal considerations of 3D printing and who is responsible if it goes wrong

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Legal: Beware the robots

2018-02-15T06:30:00+00:00By James Worthington

In the third of our series on new technology, James Worthington considers the legal issues surrounding the use of robotics on the construction site

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A whole new kind of building blocks

2017-11-24T14:32:00+00:00By David Savage

David Savage examines the potential impact on the construction sector of blockchain, the technology behind bitcoin

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Drones: hovering anxiously

2017-10-06T14:56:00+01:00By James Worthington,

The first in a series on new technology addresses the legal issues of drone use in construction