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Concrete commitment: the Initiative 99 competition
Concrete commitment: the Initiative 99 competition

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Concrete commitment: the Initiative 99 competition

When 3D-printed housing company ICON invited architects and students to create designs for new affordable housing in Texas, few people could imagine entries would be quite so beautiful

Gela Pertusini 17 June 2024

Hollowing out: the scourge of Japan’s empty homes
Hollowing out: the scourge of Japan’s empty homes

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Hollowing out: the scourge of Japan’s empty homes

New owners are needed for the abandoned houses that are becoming a threat to the viability of some Japanese villages. What can be done to attract people back to the countryside?

Karen Day 10 June 2024

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Bill Jones

Bill Jones FRICS

Bill Jones FRICS has been a Chartered Surveyor since 1986 and has held senior global and regional Corporate Real Estate roles for the past 20 years. He is currently based in Singapore where he is Global Corporate Real Estate & Workplace Manager for Maxeon Solar Technologies.

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Sinead Clarkson

Sinéad Clarkson MRICS

Sinéad is a chartered Quantity Surveyor at PH Plasterers Ltd and co-chair of the Yorkshire division of NAWIC – the National Association for Women in Construction. As a recent graduate of the RICS-accredited degree apprenticeship, she is passionate about promoting the profession to young people through the RICS Inspire and STEM ambassador programs.

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Sean Pearson AssocRICS

Sean is the owner of Trust Surveyors based in Liverpool. A firm of residential surveyors and RICS Valuers. Sean has worked throughout the UK since graduation from Liverpool John Moores University, with roles ranging from measured building surveys of McDonalds restaurants to providing valuation reports. Sean is keen to help the future surveyors of the world and is part of the RICS Ambassador team.

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