Will virtual reality join CAD, physical models and the pen as essential design tools of the future, with architects and clients able to ‘step into’ their designs at the flick of a switch?
Laura Le Gal reports on the Estates Gazette roundtable that brought 20 millenials together from across the industry to discuss the next generation and how they can help shape the future of the built environment. Read Laura's overview here.
On the 1st July Make celebrated UK Employee Ownership Day. With numerous events running across the UK and the involvement of thousands of employee owners and other partners, EO Day is an integral part of the Employee Ownership Association (EOA) events calendar and was introduced to raise awareness of employee ownership as an economically strong and balanced business model.
‘The circular economy’ is a phrase that’s thankfully becoming increasingly well known within the built environment industry, it looks to replace the ‘Take, Make, Dispose’ linear economy that has dominated our culture for so long with a ‘Maintain, Reuse and Recycle’ circular one.
That there is an inextricable link between identity, uniqueness and that which we determine as being liveable only highlights the problem of non-organic growth in many modern urban conurbations.
For cities to remain relevant they need to be nimble and responsive adapting to the community they serve.
The Temple House
The Make Charter
Base London 2014: Ken Shuttleworth
The Podium at the QE Olympic Park
Ecobuild Pop-up Cinema
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