Can Prefab Housing Improve Housing Affordability?
Cities worldwide are booming as people migrate in search of better job opportunities and education. That creates strong demand for housing, and in many popular cities,...
The Spiralling Carbon Emissions We’re All Guilty of
When we think of carbon emissions we tend to think of dirty emissions from car and truck exhausts or belching smokestacks of coal fired power stations.
Google’s Sidewalk Labs Tackles Transit, Parking, Congestion
Alphabet, the company formerly known as Google, has created a spinoff company called Sidewalk Labs that aims to improve cities.
Building on the Social Network
With close to one in three people around the world now using some form of social media, social networking is changing the way we live, work...
Google Start-up Uses Cloud to Make Files Compatible
Research into the world’s future urbanisation challenges by a Google start-up has resulted in a new software platform that could radically enhance the way architects collaborate...
Systemising Innovation in Construction
There is no single or magic recipe for innovation. Every organization must develop its own unique innovation strategy in response to its own business environment, culture,...
How Virtual Reality Will Change the Construction Sector
Of all the technologies expected to impact the building sector over coming years, one of the most critical areas with regard to likely effect over the...
Google Launches ‘Sidewalk Labs” to Help Improve Cities
By 2050, the population in cities will double, intensifying existing socioeconomic, public health and environmental problems.
Thinking of Adding Solar Panels? Ask Google First
Google has got a good look at your roof, and can tell you if it is worth the investment to install solar energy panels.