Geovation Greener Smarter Communities Challenge

Citizen Planner: Gamifying the housing system

The game that gives citizens the key to the city, enabling new and community-driven ideas for city-space based on real life planning data. This tool will help citizens understand what can be done in practice, while giving professionals and decision-makers the ability to assess public acceptance of proposals. The map, following on from wherewouldyoubuild.com, would visualise development opportunities using data on existing ...more »


4 votes

How can we help British business improve environmental performance?

ERS is Best!

An environmental rating score (like the European energy rating on appliances) can be generated for businesses based on data available and their completion of simple online assessments and activities. Their Environmental Rating Score (ERS) can be used by them at their premises, in advertising etc. There is then a website which allows customers to choose services and businesses by their location and ERS. The ERS score is ...more »


3 votes

How can we enable people in Britain to live in better places?

Land Insight

Its very difficult to find land for housing development. Undertaking an initial site assessment is a necessary part of any land search but is very time consuming and technical to undertake. It involve understanding the local area prices, what risks are associated with a piece of land, what is the planning history of a site, what is the site boundary and who owns it. Much of the information is in the public domain but ...more »


3 votes