Hannah Rozenberg on tackling gender bias in architecture

Two years after designing a tool to calculate potential gender bias in English-language architectural and design terms, London-based architectural designer Hannah Rozenberg says the industry has not done enough to address its “insidious bias. “In 2018, when I presented my project, women occupied only 10 per cent of the highest-ranking jobs at the world’s leading […]

BIG and Toyota team up on AI-filled city in Japan

Like something out of a science fiction novel, BIG and Toyota’s Woven City will have in-home robotics to cater to daily needs and monitor residents’ health. The Danish architecture firm headed by Bjarke Ingels unveiled plans for the “world’s first urban incubator” earlier in the week at the Consumer Electronic Show in Las Vegas. It’s […]

Igloo case study – Lanes Group training and employee retention project

An Igloo Shared VR cylinder was introduced by Lanes Group as part of a wider program of learning and development and health and safety initiatives. About the client Lanes Group is the UK’s largest independent drainage and utilities specialist. One of its most important contracts is to unblock, clean and repair drains and sewers for […]

Immersive experiences with shared VR

Today practitioners in the AEC industry are looking for immersive experiences – technology that can genuinely show them the solutions to their built environment challenges in new and exciting ways. Shared VR is one such platform… Igloo designs, develops and delivers immersive 360-degree domes, cylinders and all of the enabling technologies.  Stepping inside one of […]

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