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Our New Magazine – Connected Places
How is digital twin technology changing how we think about everything from cities to railway stations? How will the third age of flight change our skies and the airports of the future? And how are UK cities thinking out of the box to fund net zero investment?
Harnessing data modelling for planning
Planning the built environment today ought to mean shaping environments to support 2050 targets and moving them away from systems and processes that emit carbon.
UK Weather Ledger Reduces Risk of Construction Disputes
Bad weather can, and does, often frustrate and delay construction projects. In some cases, it can also lead to expensive contractual disputes. Responsibility for additional costs due to unexpected storms, heavy rain or high winds is a constant, and sometimes volatile, issue.
Creating Homes and Places for An Ageing Population
By 2050, the over-sixty-fives will account for a quarter of the population. Yet, as our population changes, our housing stock stays the same.
How are drones helping housing inspections?
In a market the size of the housing sector, the spend on repairs and maintenance is big. Surveying and fixing property costs time and money, both of which are often in short supply. So, can the use of drones prove safer, faster and cheaper for building inspection?
Housing Retrofit Roadmap Shares First Steps to Net-Zero
Our homes use roughly 30% of the UK’s energy and cause 18% of our carbon emissions. Reducing these numbers will play a huge part in achieving our 2050 targets, but how do we get there?
Healthy ageing and the importance of our homes
With its rapidly ageing population, the failure to provide enough age-friendly homes is fast becoming a further facet to the housing crisis in the UK. To tackle this we need a better understanding of ageing and the challenges it poses to our housing infrastructure.