Vu.City: The future of planning?


Virtual reality that shows every detail of a city — even those that don’t exist yet — could transform how the sector works

On a cloudy summer morning four people are standing near each other outside Liverpool Street station. Pedestrians dawdle past them, and the number 86 bus to Stratford crawls north up Bishopsgate.

The quartet work together: one is an architect, another a planning consultant, another a city planning officer, and the fourth a project manager.

They zigzag around the pavement, gazing upwards at the cityscape, turning their heads to look at the glass-and-steel details of the newly completed 22 Bishopsgate.

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