As the UK strikes out into the post-Brexit world, exploiting its competitive strengths will be crucial to its success. Fostering the country’s creative and tech industries – where the UK is a recognised world leader – will be high on the list.
Company-owned housing is back in vogue given the lack of skilled employees and the housing shortage in metropolitan areas. Companies providing housing hope to score points with their employees. But both employers and employees will need to keep an eye on some of the legal subtleties.
Under pressure from e-commerce, many shopping centres are updating their business models. By offering new experiences and services they are now building loyalty and reaching out to local online shoppers.
Three questions for Henrik von Bothmer on the new city ranking by Union Investment and bulwiengesa, which shows the quality of supply and demand in the most attractive investment locations for student housing
Yellow, blue, red: colourful variety is a foolproof way to be noticed. A side benefit is that colours offset the monotonous greys of the city, giving each building its own unique identity.
With the help of digital technologies, architects are developing a new design vocabulary – one where the right angle is no longer the measure of all things. Amorphous forms conquer design and change perception in public spaces.