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infrastructure Life Cycle Cost Social Value

How much is a green bridge?

Why are green bridges an important part of building back better?

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Cost escalation Social Value Tourism

Why did the cost of this theatre double?

Could this council have done anything about the cost of the project before it doubled?

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Big Data and AI cost model Logistics

How can AI be used to cost furniture?

Machine learning and AI are being applied everywhere. Why not use it to work out how much it costs to make bespoke furniture?

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Big Data and AI cost model Life Cycle Cost

The Model is More Important than Data!

More data won’t get you to a more accurate model. A conversation with Doug T Hicks about the difference between cost and price, understanding your negotiating position, and the importance of the cost model.

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Climate Change Life Cycle Cost Logistics Social Value

The Cost of Fashion

Fast fashion is becoming less fashionable. You need to know about the Sharing Economy.

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Climate Change infrastructure Life Cycle Cost Social Value

The Cost of a Zero Carbon House

Did you know the UK set a target for all new homes built to be zero carbon by 2016? Let’s talk about net zero carbon houses.

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Climate Change Social Value

The Cost of a Tiny Urban Forest

In March 2020, Whitney Council (Oxfordshire) and Earthwatch UK planted the first Tiny Forest in Britain. But how much did it cost?

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infrastructure Logistics Social Value Tourism

The Cost of Football Stadiums

Today I talk about the cost to build a football stadium, the decisions and cost drivers, and the social value associated with them, sometimes controversial, often refutable.

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infrastructure Logistics

The Suez Canal: How much does it cost?

Please subscribe to the Cost of Everything Podcast on Apple podcast or Spotify. You can also find me on Twitter @costofpodcast and on LinkedIn. This week I cover the Suez canal, looking at how much it costs, and a brief summary of its value for money. The Suez Canal is a 120 mile man-made waterway. It stretches from Port Said on […]

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