There is measure in all things but what does it mean?

Measurement is a core skill for surveyors (see “How do you measure up?”) and formal guidance for the profession is found in the RICS Code of Measuring Practice (6th edition, 2018).

While this column does not address the code itself, it explores some of the more fundamental aspects of space-related measurement both outside and inside buildings.

All land and property-related students (and prospective APC candidates) should have a firm grasp and appreciation of the size and scale of things. Irrespective of Brexit, we will continue to work in both imperial and