The modern-day city is dominated by smart buildings. From the early phases of a building’s design, numerous stakeholders have input into its use and the technology packed inside. Recent figures from Fortune Business Insights show that the smart buildings market is on a healthy trajectory and is projected to grow to £279 billion by 2029.
When the first skyscraper was built in 1885, it was a dawn of a new era for city skylines. The Home Insurance Building in Chicago was initially 10 storeys and a touch over 42 metres high. It was the first building to support its entire weight with an iron frame.