There’s no doubt that commercial buildings of the future will be smarter, more efficient and better integrated into the surrounding built environment. But how is the industry making the digital leap?
A platform to keep track of elderly relatives, passive solar greenhouses for micro greens, and a contractor payment system are among the 12 ideas picked for Stockland’s six month accelerator program for community-minded startups.
What’s the connection between smart cities and sustainability? How about cleaner water, zero waste, smart transport, better engagement with communities and building resilience? Is that a good start?
Lucinda Hartley and co-founder Jessica Christiansen-Franks decided to set up Neighbourlytics last year after realising that the property industry lacked a mechanism for measuring the social value of place.