What will prefab be used for and made of in the future?
Usage of prefabricated elements in construction has grown significantly over the past decade or so. Accordi... Read more
European architects see a wide variety of advantages of prefab
Over the years, we have seen the use of prefabricated elements in construction projects of European archite... Read more
European architects expect increased prefab usage
Prefab is inherently linked to major trends in the construction industry. Prefabricated elements are used t... Read more
Market overview of BIM and CAD software usage of European architects
Along with this trend of digitalisation, the demand for BIM and CAD software grew, which led software devel... Read more
Major shift in ranking of European architects’ BIM usage
In the previous article we saw that over the past two years, BIM usage among European architects has not gr... Read more
Pure online purchase channel used more by contractors due to COVID
For obvious reasons, there has been a massive rise in online shopping during the pandemic. Health concerns ... Read more
European contractors’ purchasing has become more traditional
In the previous article we showed that expected effects of the pandemic on the purchase behaviour of Europe... Read more
Did COVID affect Contractors’ purchasing behaviour
Did COVID affect Contractors’ purchasing behaviour? For over a year now, the pandemic has had a huge... Read more
Growth in architects’ BIM usage slower than expected
Growth in architects’ BIM usage slower than expected In 2019, usage of Building Information Modell... Read more
Will the effect of the pandemic on architects’ media orientation last?
The pandemic severely limited those face-to-face moments of professional interaction for architects as... Read more
The influence of contractors in the decision-making process varies ...
Developer contractors work more with design-build contracts Contractors see themselves as most influential... Read more
The construction sector is stabilising, but not everywhere at the s...
March 2020 Lockdown turning point for construction volumes The lockdown destroyed European architects’ opt... Read more
Online trade fairs not very popular with European architects
One way in which the construction industry has been impacted might be less obvious, but the impact is very ... Read more
Major differences per country in economic recovery of the construct...
After March 2020, the outlook deteriorated and construction volumes declined The weekend of March 13 was a... Read more
Sustainable solutions are a topic in many projects, but the accompa...
European Architectural Barometer Q4 2020 – USP Marketing ConsultancyAlthough sustainability is playing an i... Read more
The construction industry benefits from broader economic recovery
COVID-19 affects the deployment of personnel Approximately 4 out of 10 construction companies continue to ... Read more
The role of main contractors is becoming more important
Contractors most influential in brand and material/ product choice. When thinking about design process as ... Read more
Sustainability remains a topical theme, but willingness to invest r...
European Architectural Barometer Q4 2020 – USP Marketing ConsultancySustainability plays a role in British ... Read more
How do you become a leading European brand in construction?
The top brands choose a topic that best fits their brand image, which they carefully craft and monitor. The... Read more
Tenacious trends and their effects on materials in the construction...
European Architectural Barometer Q2 2020 - USP Marketing Consultancy Timber is on the rise The above im... Read more
The impact of COVID-19 on electrical installers
Throughout the business value chain the effects were felt. Architects reported more postponed and cancelled... Read more