VU.CITY’s latest products aim to revolutionise planning
Proptech has the power to speed up planning and increase engagement in public consultations, according to the newly appointed chief operating officer of VU.CITY, which is trialling three products intended to transform the creaking planning system.
Barings showcases ‘touch-free’ Manchester office
The global real estate investment manager has incorporated a plethora of smart technology features into its 180,000 sq ft Landmark office development in St Peter’s Square, Manchester, to help protect against Covid-19.
Revealed: finalists of Home of 2030 competition
The UK Government has shortlisted six design teams that will go through to the final stage of a competition to deliver affordable, healthy and eco-friendly ‘homes of the future’, with one team saying it is “on a crusade to abolish identikit development”.
Construction take-up of wearable tech on the rise
Wearable technology, such as smart helmets and smart watches, is increasingly being adopted by the usually traditional construction industry, as it looks to improve the safety of workers and quickly identify site risks, a report states.