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    Building Up

The pandemic has meant that not only our industry, but also society as a whole, is looking at the fundamentals of how we live, work and play.

The desire for change and uncertainty as to what the future holds has accelerated, and we are beginning a new chapter in the history of the built environment.

This drove us to ask: what role can buildings play and how can their development contribute to our economy, sustainability and wellbeing?

Building Up: Skyscraper vs Groundscraper is our latest market intelligence report with industry experts discussing the latest trends, threats and future opportunities facing every aspect of tall buildings in our society, their creation and occupation.

In conjunction with the Council on Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat, we have gathered comment from an exceptional line-up of industry figures who represent a powerful cross-section of those involved in the built environment. 

Across topics that include:

  • Developing
  • Urban Planning
  • The Workplace
  • Living
  • Funding
  • Design & Construction
  • Social Impact & Wellbeing

Skyscraper vs Groundscraper

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