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  • The Miami Summit takes a political turn

    The Miami Summit was the third of seven conferences in the Summit Series in the Americas and it was tinged with a political undercurrent. While in Houston and San Francisco future planning was optimistic, any talk of the future is more uncertain in Florida where sea level rise threatens to wipe out most of the state. Action is required and the key to gaining momentum when the stakes are high is knowledge sharing.

  • Writing the next human chapter

    In 2007, the proportion of the world’s population that lived in cities passed 50% for the first time. Urban populations are now set to grow by over two billion people in the next 30 years.

  • The future of building control

    David McCullogh, Chair of RICS' Leaders Forum on Fire Safety, weighs up initial industry submissions to the Hackitt Review and considers the future of building control.