In this Land Journal we look at how financial technology "fintech" and cadastres that can use digital currencies have positive applications in land and real-estate transactions.
Fire features prominently again in this issue, which covers RICS input into the Hackitt Review, how to select fire detection technology, and the options for evacuation.
How do construction professionals ensure their projects make a positive contribution to the health and well-being of the end-users? And what about the health and well-being of the professionals themselves?
From the Soviet project to map the world to the use of camera technology in US water management, this issue is concerned with the past and future of land measurement.
Risks as varied as fire, corruption and climate change are addressed in this issue, which looks at how built environment professionals can deal with each of these.
There is a revolution going on in the development and application of satellite technology, and much of it is highly relevant to surveyors.
We start the new year on a high as the first issue of our new design looks at how California is collecting tax revenue from legalised cannabis farms.
What can surveyors do to address the housing crisis? The first of our new-look issues examines the problem from a number of perspectives
Whether it’s the hazards of the outback or identifying fire risks, surveying safely is our watchword this issue.
Surveyors also have an important role in land management and flood resilience. This issue of Land Journal has an article on holistic natural flood prevention and land stewardship.
Doing the right thing is on the agenda this issue, from countering corruption and plastic waste to achieving gender balance.
How can the circular economy help address housing shortages and sustainability? This issue reflects on the question, and also casts its eye over telecommunications and tenancy.
The UK faces some significant challenges over the next decade sourcing its energy and maintaining security of supply.
This issue asks whether lessons can be learned from the US suburb of Levittown, Pennsylvania in building affordable homes quickly and cheaply in the UK today.
The notion of selling nature seems, at first, to be rather uncouth. You might wonder what a romantic poet such as Wordsworth would have made of it.
This issue looks at the future of cities – far from representing utopia, the urban environment of 20 years’ time will still feature dustbins and homelessness. In the near term, though, proptech looks set to make a big impact.
It may be hard to believe at the moment, but there is more to life than Brexit — as, I hope, this issue of Land Journal demonstrates.