“Data is the new black”, or so we’re told.

“Data is the new black”, or so we’re told.

With so much hype around the data revolution, can data really help us to make better cities? Technology now touches all aspects of our work and lives meaning data is no longer just the remit of analysts and actuaries, but is here and now for town planning.

Data: why should planners care?

Measuring what matters: Reframing how we plan neighbourhoods.

Measuring what matters: Reframing how we plan neighbourhoods.

If you’re a city-maker, urban designer or property developer, you are probably familiar with the following challenge: you’ve created a vision for a future place, but what’s delivered on the ground falls short of the vision, or expectation.