We are emotional beings, as well as physical ones. Therefore our cities and places need to cater for our emotional needs for belonging, memory, comfort, safety and connection as much as they do our need for transport, shelter and recreation.
The structure of the property industry makes it difficult to be agile. Long construction timeframes and expensive physical assets that are built-to-last make it harder to pivot and experiment. Large capital costs drive a low risk taking environment. […] But things are moving fast.
Data is the new oil in the digital economy – it’s a claim you’ve probably heard dozens of times. There is a good reason for that: the volumes of data available, about almost everything, are growing exponentially.