The most advanced, fully interactive virtual reality digital twin of a major city area has been unveiled in a collaboration between the City of London Corporation, Innovate UK, New London Architecture and VU.CITY.
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.
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.
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”.
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.
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.