Looking with curiosity at numbers and ideas that define construction and the built environment.
brickonomics is a blog written by construction commentator Brian Green. brickonomics extra features the best of the brickonomics blog, alongside in depth anaylsis and commentary exploring The Bartlett School of Construction and Project Management's research areas.
Hosted by the now-closed Contract Journal at its inception in March 2008, brickonomics moved to Building Magazine in late 2009 before going on hiatus in 2016. Supported by the School of Construction and Project Management at UCL, brickonomics relaunched in 2019, bringing together archives dating back to the blog's launch in early 2008.
brickonomics extra is a monthly series taking a deeper look at trends and topics within the built environment, including cutting edge work being done at the School.
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About Brian Green
Brian Green has been a journalist, commentator and researcher focusing on construction for more than 30 years. He writes and produce reports across a wide range of industry topics for both commercial and non-commercial organisations.
He edits Housebuilder's annual Housing Market Intelligence report and Barbour ABI’s annual Home Improvers of Great Britain report, writes regularly on economic topics for RIBA Journal and has worked with the Chartered Institute of Building to produce policy reports on issues such as productivity, social mobility and migration. He sits on the UK Government Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS) Consultative Committee on Construction Industry Statistics, the ONS Construction Statistics Steering Group and the Housebuilder Magazine editorial panel.
Brian is an honorary research associate at The Bartlett School of Construction and Project Management.