Eight Emerging Geospatial Technologies

Govt’s £2m prize for best active travel data uses

The Geospatial Commission has partnered with Innovate UK to create a £2m international competition which will look at how location data can spark innovation and support the future of mobility for the United Kingdom.

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Mayor of London and Bryden Wood upgrade modular housing design app

Supported by the Mayor of London, tech-led design practice Bryden Wood and modern construction guru Mark Farmer’s consultancy Cast, have released a significant new version of their free PRiSM app, which harnesses the latest digital technology and data to help design and build manufactured homes.

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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”.

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Government’s Green Finance Strategy to tackle sustainable property

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Chloé Vaughan

Technological innovation and integration underpin the Government’s newly released Green Finance Strategy. The GFS sets out how the UK aims to fund Theresa May’s recent promise to produce net zero carbon emissions by 2050 in an amendment to the Climate Change Act.

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Industry calls for clarity on geospatial data

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Paul Unger

More than 150 organisations including Knight Frank, Atkins, Deloitte, Jacobs and Costain have expressed their concerns about the current value and relevance of geographic information, such as addresses and maps on titles, to the government’s UK Geospatial Commission.