Why is this important? As we increasingly generate / share / express opinions about information on a daily basis we need to adapt our work practices to these new ways of working and the tools we use to get the work done.

Why is this important? Most our work exists in some physical form in the built environment, how are we adapting or preparing our work to support this new context aware world? shopping malls.

Why is this important? Whilst traditionally AI is seen to be something for sci-fi films it is slowly appearing in the built environment. The use of micro AI and personal robots on the web have been significant drivers of the development of Web 2.0 and are likely to be key instruments in realising the visions […]

Why is this important? With nanotech and microelectronics being increasingly used in other sectors, what are the implications for the built environment in terms of the facilities to support such industries and how will it affect peoples ability to live in the built environment.

Why is this important? We are at the cusp of the emergence of a network of objects that empowers computers to perceive the world for themselves and act independently on our behalf. This has the potential to significantly impact the way we optimise the operation of cities, buildings, infrastructure and business.