Written by Emily Scoones on 07/10/2021
There has been a lot of talk about planning our places in a locally focussed, walkable way (20-minute neighbourhoods, 15 minute cities) and how beneficial they will be particularly after COVID. But is this all talk? How are local authorities actually implementing these principles? We spoke to Rebecca Dillon-Robinson, an urban planner in Ramboll’s Regeneration and Cities team to find out more about just this.
Written by Emily Scoones on 23/07/2021
The SiteSolve Team have been creating a case study for 514 sites in North London to help identify how many residential units can be unlocked and how many have access to the amenities of a walking neighbourhood. Read more to find out more about the study and sign up to receive it as soon as it is released.
Written by The SiteSolve Team on 13/07/2021
Forward thinking clients are pivotal in driving innovation in the industry. The SiteSolve team catch up with Candice Lemaitre, Transport for London's Commercial Development Innovation Lead, about their approach to innovation.
Written by Emily Scoones on 25/05/2021
There are a lot of pockets of new technology and innovation appearing in the AEC industry. However the widespread adoption of many of these is either slow or not happening at all. Read more to explore some of our thoughts on how the industry can adapt to encourage the creation and adoption of these new technologies.
Written by Emily Scoones on 07/05/2021
We outline our some of our thoughts on The Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government's Planning for the Future White paper which was released for consultation in August 2020.
Written by Ruth Norman-Johnson on 22/04/2021
The industry is moving towards net carbon zero with ever increasing momentum to combat the climate emergency. Read more to find out three ways technology can help you achieve your net zero carbon goals.
Written by Emily Scoones on 14/05/2020
It is hugely important to have the full picture when understanding the potential of a site. Our work with Turner & Townsend, on our recent Mass Land Viability Study, showed us the impact that cost data can have and the new ways this information can be accessed through technology and collaboration.
Written by Emily Scoones on 09/04/2020
A Density Matrix is an approach used by developers to understand the number of possible housing units per an area of land based off the site context
Written by Paul Jeffries on 05/03/2020
Last week, I was privileged to be asked to appear on a panel at an event hosted by Cripps Pemberton Greenish and organised by the YEP (Young Entrepreneurs in Property) titled ‘How is PropTech transforming careers in property?