Draft bill to allow Canberra building owners to bulk-buy power to sell to tenants

Property developers need to start thinking outside the box to differentiate their product from the competition! http://snip.ly/y76el

Canberrans living in apartment blocks could soon save on their power bills by bulk-buying electricity.

Source: Draft bill to allow Canberra building owners to bulk-buy power to sell to tenants

Time for cities to get smart about transport – SkedGo

Smart Cities, Smart Developments and Smart Homes all part of the puzzle.

As an estimated 3m people move to metropolitan areas every week¹, cities need to keep getting smarter, to continue providing livable spaces for their residents. Otherwise, they will collapse under the myriad issues fast population growth brings. In addition to larger numbers of residents, pressure on public finances, ageing populations, […]

Source: Time for cities to get smart about transport – SkedGo

sustainable apartments

Sustainable Apartments – A New Model for the Future | Jeremy McLeod | TEDxStKilda – YouTube

A Breathe Of Fresh Air For Affordable Housing

Sustainable apartments, design is the answer to the affordable housing crisis.

 

Jeremy McLeod shatters the Australian Dream with a new model on urban housing that is environmentally, socially and financially sustainable. He challenges the status quo development model of meaningless apartments designed to investor specifications for maximum yield with little or no regard for people, community or the environment. The Nightingale model is an alternative that is easily replicated, benefits the community, the city and is designed for real life.

The Future Of Work And The Social Welfare State’s Survival

Is Your Property Investment Future Proof?

Clickworkers An acquaintance, Lutz, gave me a tour of his co-working space in his Neukölln neighborhood in Berlin, where he and a dozen other digital entrepreneurs rent out little cubicles, share office expenses and network. Lutz and his colleagues are called ‚clickworkers’ because they work over the internet for anybody who hires them for their particular specialty– software development, computer programming, data management, web and graphic design, translation, copy editing and more.

Source: The Future Of Work And The Social Welfare State’s Survival

Transforming Healthcare to Homecare – Ericsson ConsumerLab

Healthcare becomes decentralized, moving from hospitals towards homes

Consumers are frustrated with inconveniences and doctor wait times; 39 percent of chronic patients prefer online consultations to face-to-face meetings. Close to two in three consumers say wearables that monitor and administer medication are important to better manage chronic ailments,leading to reduced visits to the doctor. More than half of cross-industry decision makers feel decentralizing healthcare to local centers will improve efficiency and address resource scarcity.


Patient data is centralized, turning hospitals into data centers

35 percent of consumers say that online access to a central repository of medical records will help them easily manage the quality and efficiency of their care; 45 percent of cross-industry experts consider the central repository as a breakthrough in healthcare provisioning. Access to patient data is considered important to improve healthcare. Doctors will become data scientists and data security will become paramount, as 46 percent of cross-industry decision makers already consider data security to be an issue.

Source: Transforming Healthcare to Homecare – Ericsson ConsumerLab

Sustainable Apartments – A New Model for the Future | Jeremy McLeod | TEDxStKilda – YouTube

 Sustainable Affordable Housing Keeps Tenants

Sustainable affordable housing is where the future of investment property is at. Property investor that understands this is well ahead of the game.

Sustainable Apartments – A New Model for the Future | Jeremy McLeod | TEDxStKilda – YouTube

Jeremy McLeod shatters the Australian Dream with a new model on urban housing that is environmentally, socially and financially sustainable. He challenges the status quo development model of meaningless apartments designed to investor specifications for maximum yield with little or no regard for people, community or the environment. The Nightingale model is an alternative that is easily replicated, benefits the community, the city and is designed for real life.
Sustainable Apartments – A New Model for the Future | Jeremy McLeod | TEDxStKilda – YouTube

Affordable Housing Design | Brilliant designs to fit more people in every city | TED Talk

Affordable Housing Design Is Fitting More People Into Our Cities

Affordable housing design is at the forefront of building and architecture the world over. Brilliant affordable housing design is even flowing through to mainstream and up market properties. After all, everyone wants to do more with less.