Growing underground

A 15-minute tube ride from Bank and I arrive at Clapham Common to view another example of London repurposing its much sought after urban property. I’m visiting a farm 40 meters below street level which is just 6 miles from the London Stock Exchange. The entrance to...
Too much information

Too much information

Too much information Are we at risk of drowning in the data lake? The seismic influence of digital technology means we now have the means to measure and collect data about the performance of almost everything we make buildings from, and everything that goes on inside...
Is sustainability still popular?

Is sustainability still popular?

Is sustainability still popular? Over the past two decades, there has been an increasing focus on sustainable development and the performance of the built environment. The property sector accounts for 40% of carbon emissions, and there has been a 74% increase in...
Pulling together

Pulling together

Pulling together I know we are all mindful of the horrific tragedy at Grenfell Tower which has taken so many lives and caused irrevocable damage by tearing families apart. The way everyone in the community has pulled together to support one another is fantastic to...