Future Materials and Systems
A host of innovative materials and systems are available to architects, engineers, designers and their clients. Future Materials and Systems will focus on the range of materials available, how healthy products are at the forefront of the latest innovate projects and provide a range of case studies where these materials and systems have been used. The stream will also provide an opportunity to understand the latest research and development in materials from academic and research institutions and how these can be incorporated into future projects.
Seminar Sponsored by Stora Enso
Innovative Architecture and Design
A series of case studies delivered by clients, architects, engineers and consultancies highlighting the latest innovative architecture and design projects across domestic and commercial buildings through to retail, education and health as well as the link to the public realm. This stream will focus on issues such as space saving buildings, offsite construction, as well as focus on health and wellbeing and how sustainability runs through the heart of buildings and spaces.
Building Health and Wellness
There is a general understanding that better building design and the connection to public spaces across cities and towns provides health and wellbeing benefits. Building health and wellness stream will look at case studies where government, health and industry research has shown changes in behaviour and increased activity across the population.
Seminar supported by the Design Council.
The use of technology continues to evolve across the various disciplines connected to the built environment and infrastructure. Technology Talks will explore the development of BIM and its impact on the built environment through a series of high profile case studies. This seminar stream will also address how augmented reality and 3D printing is shaping how architects, engineers and their clients are working with the latest technologies to develop new systems and solutions for the built environment.