Whether revolution, war or geopolitics, global real estate is among the industries most sensitive to changes. Here, we look at the cases of post-Brexit London, post-conflict Kiev and post-revolutionary Cairo.
The world's first rotating lab for testing energy efficiency technologies and building techniques, Singapore's SkyLab is able to take into account different orientations of the sun in the city-state's tropical climate.
While piling up sandbags to create walls that defend against everything from cold drafts to stray bullets is hardly new, using sandbags as a construction material is. We speak to Nigerian entrepreneur Akin Sanda about how his sandbag houses can provide affordable alternatives to low-income families.