Retrofitting, resilience and rebellion in real estate

MIPIM UK: As property players congregated at London’s Old Billingsgate events centre on the north bank of the Thames this week for the MIPIM UK Summit, they were not the only gathering of note in the capital’s Square Mile.

Supporters of Extinction Rebellion, a movement using peaceful protests to call for action over climate change, took over streets around the City of London, creating “mass swarmings” that they said would cause “sustained economic disruption to some of the most powerful institutions on the planet”.

Having weaved their way through the crowds to reach