Paul Unger Editor PlaceTech

Editor’s note: Reboot our city thinking

Extinction Rebellion’s takeover of Manchester’s busy Deansgate thoroughfare for four days generated more debate locally about pedestrianisation than the climate crisis. Paul Unger writes.

King's Cross

King’s Cross facial recognition plans withdrawn

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Nicola Byrne

The use of the technology by the King's Cross Partnership, backed by developer Argent, came under fire from the public after the UK’s data privacy regulator launched an investigation in August.

EFan X London

UK announces £300m green transport fund

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Chloé Vaughan

The UK Government has promised £125m of investment for British businesses, with additional industry co-investment of £175m, to support cleaner and greener modes of transport.

Fifth Wall And Vts

Fifth Wall + VTS: The future of tech in the built world

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Chloé Vaughan

At VTS Accelerate, the leasing and asset management platform's annual conference, VTS CEO and cofounder Nick Romito sat down with Vik Chawla, principal at venture capital firm Fifth Wall, to discuss the rise of property technology, how it’s grown, and what they envision for the future.

Tasinge Plads Copenhagen, Copyright GHB Landskabsarkiteker Steven Achiam

Climate-proofing the future

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Chloé Vaughan

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As dealing with extreme weather becomes the norm, we ask how will property adapt to cope with record temperatures and frequent flooding?

Lisbon Portugal Climate Risk

Moody’s buys climate risk data analyst

The rating agency has acquired a majority stake in Four Twenty Seven, a leading provider of data, intelligence, and analysis related to physical climate risks on real assets.