Mills And Reeve. Victoria Hughes Barker

Unlocking opportunity in retirement communities

1 July saw a long awaited debate in the House about retirement communities and villages, focusing on how they have weathered the Covid-19 storm and horizon scanning for their future, writes Victoria Hughes-Barker.

Caroline Bywater

Planning for retirement living

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Many have said that a lack of planning policy support for retirement housing is one of the biggest hurdles which the sector faces – which is odd, as an ageing population is one thing that can be foreseen and planned for, writes Caroline Bywater.

Bogota city skyline

WorldGBC hails Latin America’s green policy progress


Karl Tomusk

Work by Green Building Councils in Latin America have led to the introduction of four significant building efficiency policies and the development of 10 others across the region since 2019, the World Green Building Council has said in a new report.

Pebble Sidewalk Labs

Could a simple parking sensor improve our cities?


Karl Tomusk

Sidewalk Labs, Alphabet’s innovation business, has created a low-cost, real-time sensor to manage and understand how parking spaces are used in an effort to kickstart better placemaking.