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Ellen MacArthur Foundation Names Arup as Knowledge Partner for the Built Environment

June 23, 2016 - in Corporate, Design/Engineering

Announced at the Foundation’s 2016 CE100 Annual Summit in London, Arup and the Ellen MacArthur Foundation will be working together to develop circular economy principles across four key areas including cities, transport, energy and water. The Ellen MacArthur…

Nemetschek Joins buildingSMART International’s Strategic Advisory Council for Better Interoperability

July 9, 2014 - in Corporate

Nemetschek AG announced today that, together with Autodesk, Trimble and HOK, it has joined buildingSMART International’s start-up Strategic Advisory…

Shanghai Undergoes Geographic Census as Smart City Baseline

November 7, 2013 - in Feature, Featured, Modeling, Smart Cities

Shanghai is undertaking a geographic census, an ongoing data collection effort to capture the city's natural and built environment through 2015 as a means…

New Report on the Importance of Spatial Standards for the Internet of Things

October 4, 2013 - in Corporate, Sensors

ITU-T’s latest Technology Watch report introduces readers to location (spatial) standards and their role in enabling the Internet of Things, describing how communications infrastructure has increased people’s associations with the natural and built environment…

EPA Report Details How Development Can Impact Public Health, Environment

June 17, 2013 - in Analysis, Environment

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency today released its most comprehensive review to date on how the built environment – the way we build our cities and towns – directly affects our environment and public health. The report was announced by EPA Acting…

Technology for Facility Managers Guide Published

March 25, 2013 - in Corporate, Facility Management

Technology for Facility Managers is a single guide to the individual technologies a facility manager will come across while operating and maintaining a built environment. It is written for facility managers and building owner and operators, as well as professionals…

Using Location Analytics to Help Sustain the Built Environment

December 3, 2012 - in Uncategorized

There are three core questions that need to be answered if you’re interested in sustainable facilities management, according to John Young, lead for Federal Real Property and Facility Management Solutions for Esri. What is the current state of your facility’s…