Heritage and regeneration, in conversation with Sir Donald Insall

Heritage plays a crucial role in informing, limiting or catalysing urban regeneration. Through conservation and listed building regulations the Local Authority gains leverage to pursue the public agenda as much as private developers can rely on a market advantage to ensure positive outcome for their investments. We would like to hear your point of view … Continue reading “Heritage and regeneration, in conversation with Sir Donald Insall”

Big Data, Big Opportunities

As the famous quote by Heraclitus goes, “the only thing that is constant is change”; a point that was poignantly emphasised at our recent ‘Data in Construction’ event at the University of Westminster. This well attended occasion brought together a heady mix of Entrepreneur, Academic and Industry Professional and informed us of much, not least … Continue reading “Big Data, Big Opportunities”

A Digitised Planning System

This article was originally created by one of G4C board members for the RIBA + ARUP workshop on the the impact of Data management in Design and Planning. At once fascinating and terrifying, the emergence of the Internet of Things seems an unstoppable drift that digital technology will impose on the way we experience the … Continue reading “A Digitised Planning System”

Your Enemy is Your Friend

Aecom offices. Lunch time. G4C agents sitting at the back of the room. Constructing Excellence has lined up an impressive panel with Don Ward (CE), Murray Rowden (T&T), Peter Mumford (AECOM) Will Hughes (Reading University), Danny Duggan (Dragados) and Simon Addyman (TFL). We are here to understand how to move from a transaction based industry … Continue reading “Your Enemy is Your Friend”