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Universities must adapt to thrive, says Balfour Beatty

The construction contractor has published a report into making universities fit for the future, highlighting the importance of a “seamless digital experience” for students as essential to the progress of higher education, particularly in their accommodation, lecture halls, and libraries.

London A Smarter City

Smart capital: Ideas for the City of London

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Natalie Holmes

As the world's financial centres jostle to be the smartest, the Square Mile held a competition to find the innovations, technologies and initiatives that could keep it ahead of the pack.

Satellite imagery offers a fresh look at urban planning

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Alice Cruickshank

For most people, the everyday use of satellite imagery begins and ends with Google Maps. But these images are a far cry from the current standard of Earth observation images commercially available today.

WATCH: How 3D printing can be used by the property industry

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Alice Cruickshank

3D printing offers exciting new opportunities for architects and developers. Asa Callow from Manchester-based MadLab, explains how this technology works, and how those in the property industry can benefit from it.

Smart Building 2

A breakdown of Smart Building technologies + potential savings

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Natalie Holmes

The buzz around Smart Buildings has ramped up in recent years, especially with commercial buildings. Given all the hype, it can be tricky to distinguish the truly transformative innovation taking place, how it can be of benefit, and to whom.

Job Titles

5 hot job titles sweeping the property market

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Nina Cresswell

It’s never too late to start innovating. Real estate might be taking time to grab the tech bull by its complex horns, but creating new positions during this time of business model disruption can help you ride the wave from the start.

What is proptech?

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Emma Gordon

"Proptech has been building such mass and momentum that it will change the world" - Andrew Baum, Saïd Business School, University of Oxford. But what is it?