Construction Scotland Innovation Centre



Eildon to trial modern construction methods on new affordable green homes in the Borders

Eildon Housing is to undertake an “exciting” new building project which will deliver warmer, cheaper, affordable homes while also considering the future of house building and its impact on the environment.

Published 8 August 2019

Stakeholders hear how AIMCH project will revolutionise how homes are built

Industry leaders and stakeholders joined together this week to learn about the Advanced Industrialised Methods for the Construction of Homes (AIMCH) project aims to transform how homes are built through industrialisation.

Published 29 May 2019

Advertorial: Construction Scotland Innovation Centre BIM E-learning programme

At Construction Scotland Innovation Centre (CSIC) we have developed a free Building Information Modelling (BIM) e-learning platform with support from Scottish Enterprise and in conjunction with a range of industry partners.

Published 13 May 2019

Collaborative workshops launched to explore offsite construction of affordable homes

The first of a series of collaborative workshops to explore ways to increase offsite construction of affordable homes has been launched at Construction Scotland Innovation Centre (CSIC) by housing minister Kevin Stewart.

Published 3 May 2019

RGU to research innovative robotic timber construction methods

Academic researchers are conducting a study into an innovative housing construction method which could help to bring down the cost for homebuyers.

Published 5 April 2019

BRE leads policy-makers and experts’ debate on building a better Scotland

Twenty-one of Scotland’s senior policy-shapers and key building experts, academics, and commentators were welcomed to a roundtable in Edinburgh earlier this year to debate: “What Kind of a Britain are we Building: Scotland?”

Published 12 March 2019

Innovation consortium set to modernise how homes are built

A collaborative innovation project, which aims to help tackle the UK housing crisis by using industrialised offsite solutions to deliver high quality homes faster, more reliably and at the same cost of masonry-built homes, has been awarded funding under the Industrial Strategy Challenge Fund.

Published 27 February 2019

Funding call for housing associations to embrace modern construction methods

Construction Scotland Innovation Centre (CSIC) is to launch a funding call to provide an opportunity for housing associations to trial fresh ideas with new prototypes and processes for future development programmes.

Published 15 November 2018

SFHA and CSIC team up to improve quality, affordability and supply of social housing

Construction Scotland Innovation Centre (CSIC) and the Scottish Federation of Housing Associations (SFHA) have announced a new partnership which aims to use innovation to increase the affordability, sustainability, quality and supply of social housing in Scotland.

Published 19 September 2018

New partnership aims to improve housebuilding efficiency

Housebuilder and offsite manufacturer the Stewart Milne Group has teamed up with the Construction Scotland Innovation Centre (CSIC) and Glasgow Caledonian University (GCU) to better understand and measure current site productivity, downtime and waste.

Published 16 August 2018

Working group formed to ensure long-term future for housebuilding skills

The Scottish Government is to work with key stakeholders to ensure the right skills are available for housing and construction developments.

Published 26 April 2018