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26 MAY 2019

The Safe Issue

Oliver Parsons, Modus Editor, RICS

Oliver Parsons

Editor of Modus

RICS

Wherever you are in the world, a fire has exactly the same potential to be deadly to a building's inhabitants. So why are there so many different approaches to fire safety regulations for real estate, depending on which country you're in?

In our cover feature this month, we discuss the merits of taking a standard approach to fire safety, through initiatives such as the International Fire Safety Standards Coalition.

Also this issue

Populations across OECD countries are ageing rapidly: are we in danger of creating a built environment that can't cope with this new, much older demographic? We assess how this trend will shape the way we build our cities.

Disaster awaits if we cannot reduce carbon emissions quickly. Is the answer lying beneath our feet? We investigate whether carbon farming can really help us to reverse climate change, and how it needs to be implemented to have the required effect.

The co-working sector is no longer the preserve of small disruptors: now it's thoroughly mainstream. We assess the challenges that the established property companies face in providing something the more nimble, flexible workspace providers can't.

Oliver Parsons, Modus Editor, RICS

Oliver Parsons

Editor of Modus

RICS

An experienced and award-winning magazine editor, Oliver has worked in the sectors of property, insurance, automotive and technology. At Sunday Publishing, he has edited titles for a variety of high-profile clients, including Miller Homes, British Gas, Allianz and Toyota, as well as RICS.

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