News, Photos & Articles About Land & Architectural Surveying

A collection of news, photos and articles about land and architectural surveying that we find interesting! Feel free to send us more on social media or in a comment!

Architecture of Tower Bridge

By | 2018-01-12T09:31:03+00:00 January 11th, 2018|Famous Buildings, Fun Articles & Info, News, Photos & Mixed Articles|

Architecture of Tower Bridge Tower Bridge is one of Britain's most recognisable, iconic landmarks, but it was actually designed purely as a functional bridge. In the mid-1800s, lots of road traffic needed to cross the River Thames downstream of London Bridge. A traditional bridge, however, would not allow river traffic to access the Pool of London [...]

The Problems With Buying a New Build Property

By | 2018-01-05T09:29:48+00:00 January 5th, 2018|News, Photos & Mixed Articles, Useful Articles|

The Problems with Buying a New Build Property New-build properties are increasingly common, with the government estimating that 300,000 new homes should be built annually to meet demand. In theory, new builds have fewer problems than older buildings (they should be better insulated, more economical and more environmentally friendly). But more than half [...]

Spotlight: Leonardo da Vinci

By | 2017-12-22T16:28:50+00:00 December 28th, 2017|Architect Spotlight, News, Photos & Mixed Articles|

Spotlight: Leonardo da Vinci Leonardo da Vinci is revered as a painter and sculptor, but the 15th century Italian was a polymath whose interests included mathematics, architecture, engineering... and land surveying! In today's blog, we look at some of Leonardo's lesser-known scientific achievements. Surveying & Cartography Leonardo isn't remembered as a land surveyor [...]