Matthew Featured on Front Page of Building Magazine

Matthew was recently featured as one of Building Magazine’s Digital Champions: https://www.building.co.uk/focus/introducing-buildings-digital-champions-you-have-just-got-to-be-brave/5100690.article#Katya_Valeva__BIM_strategy_consultant_Archilizer_not_pictured_in_group_photographs Matthew Marson, Head of Smart Places, WSP What do you do? I help our clients understand how they can get technology into the built environment. What’s holding construction back in the digital sphere? Why is it that Uber was so successful in the 12 months from […]

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It’s Time for Landlords to Get Smart

If you are a landlord, your traditional role in the property market will soon change. You will increasingly be expected to build, operate and curate homes and offices that provide a host of smart digital services – from environmental sensing to entry controlled by facial recognition. Why? Because this is what people want If you […]

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Designing a Truly Smart Hospital

As digital technologies become increasingly familiar in our day-to-day lives, the distinction between physical and digital reality is already blurring.  This is as true in the world of medicine and healthcare, as it is in sectors such as travel and retail. There are already apps we can use on laptops, tablets or mobile phones to […]

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Design Thinking for Smart Places

Smart technology and the Internet of Things (IoT) are becoming mainstream, bringing with them design-thinking for a smart built environment that demands a different way of approaching projects. Where it was once possible to design a building or service according to technical requirements alone, it is now necessary to design with relentless interrogation of what […]

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Could Buildings be the New Smart Phone?

Head of Smart Buildings in the UK and Middle East, Matthew Marson ponders how far a rethink of offsite modular buildings could go in the world of smart technology… Offsite construction isn’t new, but it has an affinity with smart technology, which is often made elsewhere and brought to you in the form of a […]

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