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People, nature and technology: an integrated vision for net zero building design in Asia
For solutions to scale and have a tangible effect on cities as a whole, we need to think broadly about how architecture, landscape and public realm design elements can contribute to net zero in an integrated fashion.
Is artificial intelligence going to design your next building?
In recent years, AI and machine learning tools have made the leap from interesting-in-theory to uncanny-in-practice. AI tools like GPT-3 offer a tantalising preview of the scale of engineering and design questions we might answer in the future. So what does this mean for the architectural, engineering and construction industry? And will we soon be able to ask artificial intelligence to ‘design me a building’?
Relighting and rewilding our environment
With understandable calls to protect precious biodiversity and even initiatives to ‘re-wild’ areas where human development has upset the balance between humans and nature, lighting is beginning to be recognised as a key factor deserving a reappraisal.
What if the client was everyone? How social value can transform urban development
With global issues like inflation and the cost-of-living crisis, pandemic recovery, the switch to net zero development, and the enduring need to tackle growing wealth inequality, there has never been a more important time to focus on social value.