Forget booking a flight, packing suitcases and suffering jet lag to visit sites on the other side of the world. All you need to explore buildings is a phone, laptop or – if you’re feeling especially extravagant – a VR headset.
Is real estate a force for good for the environment? Striking an optimistic note in her keynote address earlier this week, Julie Hirigoyen, CEO of the UK Green Building Council, showcased several exceptional buildings that suggest it can be.
Maps can be deceptively simple. Visualising building boundaries is a basic part of real estate, but it also has potential for incorporating huge amounts of time-saving data, as Marcus Ginn, founder and CEO of Edozo, tells PlaceTech.
A startup that cuts material and emissions in concrete by up to 90% with 3D printing is among nine selected for the latest RElab scale-up programme, dominated by construction and sustainability innovations.