06/19/2018 - 09:11
What makes a city smart and sustainable? Denkstatt recently tried to answer this question – both in theory by developing a new position paper on smart cities together with stakeholders from the real estate and urban development sectors and in practice by integrating sustainability in a district development project in the Austrian city Amstetten.
04/04/2018 - 09:59
By Nigel Landon Global news has been full recently with dire warnings about the state of our planets’ oceans and the rising tide of waste, mostly plastic (est. >80%), which is killing marine life, birds and mammals dependent on the sea for food, pooling in vast ocean slicks, and blanketing our beaches.
04/04/2018 - 09:53
With 2017 global real estate values totalling US$228 trillion, the real estate market is a more valuable asset class than all stocks, shares and securitised debt combined. The world now owns real estate assets worth 2.8 times its annual income.