Construction Scotland Innovation Centre
Eildon Housing’s plans to deliver more green homes in the Borders moved another step closer this week.
Published 21 February 2020
New homes can be built more efficiently if all of those involved – councils and housing associations, designers, planners, regulators and builders – sit down together at the beginning of every project, a report has found.
Published 27 January 2020
An innovative housing project in Renfrewshire will help to tackle climate change and could slash annual heating bills to £150.
Published 22 January 2020
The Advanced Industrialised Methods for the Construction of Home (AIMCH) has published a research report to help the housebuilding sector better evaluate productivity and respond to future demands.
Published 14 January 2020
Zero Waste Scotland is inviting small to medium sized businesses to find out how digital technology can help future-proof the construction industry.
Published 19 November 2019
Stephen Good: It’s time for clients & industry to show real vision and leadership if we want to transform construction
Stephen Good, chief executive of the Construction Scotland Innovation Centre, continues a series of blogs following the Scotland Excel ‘Accelerating the delivery of affordable new homes’ conference yesterday.
Published 9 October 2019
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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