It could happen to you

I’d almost forgotten this article about the growing crime of cannabis farming – until the Chinese take-away over the road was shut down and taped off for exactly that reason. Seasoned insurance claims managers talk of being staggered by the damage the farmers wreak to their rented properties, ripping out all internal walls and filling the place floor-to-ceiling with their lucrative crops. You’d never have known from the outside…

Author: Katie Puckett

I am an experienced journalist, copywriter and editor who has covered the built environment for nearly 20 years. I’ve interviewed thousands of senior executives, politicians and experts in many fields and travelled to report on stories throughout Europe, the US, the Gulf states and India. My articles have appeared in many business and professional titles including Building, Estates Gazette, Inside Housing, the Bartlett Review, Insurance Times and Lloyd’s Market. I am co-author, with architect Bill Gething, of Design for Climate Change, published by RIBA, and I launched and edit The Possible, a thought leadership magazine for global engineering firm WSP. I'm also co-founder of Wordmule, an editorial studio that specialises in buildings and cities.