Architect Jean-Paul Viguier tells us about how he sees creativity and what helps him boost it.
Analysing large amounts of patient’s medical information to find patterns in the formation of chronic diseases.
Over the next 40 years, the global population will get older faster than at any time in history.
Modular is finally becoming reality, thanks to advances in computer modelling, 3D printing and robotics.
Ping pong tables, pod chairs, beach huts and giant slides – is this really what it takes to make us more creative at work?
Professor Heinz Wolff has now invented an entirely new approach to elderly care — a system that relies on man rather than machine.
Mike Steep a visiting scholar at Stanford Engineering believes Seattle is the most digital place in the world. All data regarding its utilities, roads and buildings are being captured.
Crowded conditions, inflated property prices, public health disasters, low fertility rates — Joel Kotkin asks whether it’s time we gave up on super-sized cities.
We shouldn’t be building better housing just for the elderly, says Lord Richard Best, but for the not-old-yet who are ready to downsize.
Smarter cities are threatened by broadband monopolies, warns Christian Wictorin. We need to liberate our network infrastructure.
Countless reports have talked up the drastic changes that will result from this disruptive technology. Lauren Isaac pours sugar in the tank of some of the more common misconceptions.
Nathanael Johnson is the author of Unseen City — an exploration of the world of “synanthropes”, the plant and animal species that have evolved to thrive alongside city dwellers, whether they are welcome or not.
Knowing the future is the easy part. The real challenge is changing course — whether you’re heading for an iceberg or climate change catastrophe, writes Susan Krumdieck.
In Silicon Valley, building twice as fast, for half the cost, to last twice as long is not an impossible dream, writes Steve Burrows.
Society is ageing fast. Can better, smarter buildings and cities help us to survive the demographic timebomb?