We are a remote-first company. But what does that mean in practice?
How should GIS boost your planning capabilities and enhance your projects?
We spoke with a panel about the use of data and AI in planning decisions.
Join our online panel chat on 6 December 2023, 12pm
Join our online panel chat, GIS beyond maps – the new dimensions in urban planning, on 6 December 2023, 12pm (GMT).
Apply for DLUHC Digital Planning Programme 2023 Funding Rounds with Diagonal
Introducing our new Consultancy offering for Local Planning Authorities.
DLUHC Digital Planning Innovation Fund and the opportunity for Local Planning Authorities
Our new consultancy service is specifically tailored for Local Planning Authorities (LPAs) preparing to apply for these funds, but what has changed and how do the new funds work?
Guest blog: How UK local governments can leverage geospatial data
Strathclyde MBA students share their approach to researching the market for geospatial data tools.
We spent the summer working collaboratively with pilot partners to test a beta-version of Skyline.
Architecture Fringe - Feminist Urbanism
As part of the 2023 Architecture Fringe Gala attended a session on Feminist Urbanism – what is it and why now?
Supporting research in the built environment
Diagonal is seeking researcher partners advancing place planning.
Starting Manchester City Council’s Digital Asset Mapping journey
How we approached a recent scoping project with Manchester City Council on digital asset mapping to align with its goals including to become an advanced digital city.
Guest blog: Where is the 15 minute-city concept currently failing?
PhD candidates from the Geospatial Systems Centre for Doctoral Training used b6 to explore the gaps in amenity access in Liverpool.
Showcasing our award-winning PETs solution at The Royal Society
Andrew presented at the Centre for Data Ethics and Innovation’s Demo Day 2023- celebrating award winning Privacy Enhancing Technologies (PETs).
15-minute city musings
The 15-minute city as a concept has recently expanded beyond urban planning thinking into the mainstream media. What does it mean for equity and inclusion? And where do other spaces, like rural communities, fit in? In this long read, our Principal Planner Veronica explores these issues and introduces the concept of ‘happy proximity.’
Recognition for our Privacy Enhancing Technology
Reflections on our award winning Privacy Enhancing Technologies (PETs) for social good.
Innovate UK funding to open source Bedrock (b6)
How we are using a grant from Innovate UK to make our core tooling open source.
Use cases for our Skyline prototype
Reflections on Skyline use cases, beyond town centre revitalisation.
CivTech Scotland Demo Day Reflections
Our Principal Planner, Veronica Barbaro, offers her reflections of Demo Day for CivTech Scotland.
Welcome to our current project.
Our CivTech Scotland experience
What it is like inside the CivTech Scotland Accelerator.
Diagonal is building Privacy Enhancing Technology
Privacy Enhancing Technologies (PETs), why we need them, how they work, and why they are important in our world.
The benefits of making Diagonal a steward-owned company, and why a company structure matters to team members and future collaborators.
Working with open data
We explore how using open data can add value to and improve place-making projects.
Unpacking complexity - Our approach to visualisation
A look at our process for creating interactive exploration tools for geospatial data analysis.
Visualising design trade-offs with Hassell
We teamed up with Hassell to look at how evidence can be incorporated early in the design process for corridor projects.
Citizen weather station obstruction profiles
We are collaborating with Dr. Saunders and Dr. Whan on their ongoing project "Second Wind: Extending the official wind gust record with citizen science observations"
Investigating neighbourhood legibility with open data
We teamed up with Applied to discover how we might use data to analyse neighbourhood legibility
The future of our cities- planning for 2030 and beyond
How our analysis-engine supports change in our cities.
How it started
What we're trying to start with Diagonal