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Happy Homes, Happy Society?

We are about to launch our next international Conference: Happy Homes, Happy Society? to be held in London 12th -13th November 2020. This will be our fifth conference and we are very excited about the focus, which this time is on Happiness.

HRF at the Spanish Parliament in Madrid | May 2019

Our Project and Media Manager, Angela de Miguel, participated in a roundtable at the Spanish Parliament in Madrid to discuss the role of the home in relation to climate change and to explain to those who legislate what practices can be carried out to mitigate this threat.

What can Technology do for Older People?

Our patron Prof. M. Gamal Abdelmonem and Susan Peatfield, Development Director of HRF attended All-Party Parliamentary Group on Housing and Care for Older People at the House of Lords co-chaired by Lord Best and Peter Aldous MP.

Handmade Homes

Last Thursday we published the latest post on our blog. Guess what? Developments in Artificial Intelligence will render 80% of ‘white-collar’ professional jobs redundant over the next thirty years. This was one of the very striking predictions made by Dr Stephen Davies of the Institute of Economic Affairs at the Home Renaissance Foundation Experts’ Meeting last February.

Launch of "The Home: Multidisciplinary Reflections" in Warsaw | April 2019

HRF had the pleasure and privilege of presenting our most recent publication as the guests of Digital Poland.  “Home in the Digital Era” saw experts, including academics, educationalists and professionals in the field of digital technology and Artificial Intelligence, gathering to discuss the challenges and opportunities these new developments offer in the context of the home.

“Society”: you, me, us, all

New post! When we speak of “society” it can seem like something that does not have anything to do with us. We happily use the term society to refer to the number of problems that exist in it, but we are not aware that society is us. Society means everyone, including you!

Press Release: The Home in the Digital Age | February 2019

We live in in a world where technological advance and above all the astonishing pace of change is challenging many of the values and modus operandi we have long taken for granted. So we organised an Experts Meeting in 2019 to know what is the real impact of the Artificial Intelligence in the home.