While virtual reality (VR) is still mostly being developed for the video games industry its already popping up in construction, aerospace, healthcare, education and even urban planning.
As urbanisation increases so does the demand for sand in construction, making it the most mined resource on earth.
A number of social and economic trends are changing the face of the urban landscape; one of the most prominent is the ever rising majority of the world’s population who are opting to become city dwellers.
From the rise of mega cities to climate change, the need to adapt to a new social and environmental imperative is growing.
Gentrification – the process of renovating and improving a house or district so that it conforms to middle-class taste – has been a long-discussed and heavily debated topic.
By 2025 over 60 percent of the global population will live in urban areas.
Unprecedented air pollution is being seen in population hot spots across the globe.
Tokyo pulled further ahead of Russia in terms of nominal gross domestic product (GDP) as the world continues to shift towards city dominance.