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14 NOV 2022

How open-source data can improve the planning process

The UK planning system can be hard to navigate - is there a case for standardising the system?   Would mandating technology and digital tools as part of the planning system help with standardisation?   Why is open-source data so important to 3D visualisation?  What is the next step in encouraging more open-source data? Does the UK government need to do more?

Jamie Holmes speaks with Andrew Knight as they discuss how open-source data and standardisation can improve the planning process.

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RICS Tech Partner Programme talk with VU.CITY