New ways of working, underpinned by technology are needed to deliver projects more efficiently, and cost effectively, and with less disruption. This conference will assess the key challenges facing urban infrastructure and explore how collaboration can better deliver projects. It will also showcase some of the digital technologies that are helping to transform infrastructure projects. … Continue reading "City Infrastructure"
This conference aimed at investors, developers and architects will explore the build-to-rent sector, the challenges affecting the delivery of quality new homes, and the role of offsite construction in delivering build-to-rent homes. It will examine issues such as the skills shortage and quality, with case studies showing why developers are investing in offsite construction techniques. … Continue reading "Offsite Outlooks"
Capital projects are proven to be getting more expensive and in some cases they are no longer viable. Issues such as productivity, global culture, the way we work, legal/regulatory compliance and the technology embraced are only a few of the challenges identified that hinder successful project delivery. The ECI 2017 Annual Conference will provide a platform for industry … Continue reading "ECI International Conference 2017"
Join RIBA East at The Centre for Mathematical Sciences, Cambridge, at 17:30-20:15 on 28 June to hear the findings from the RIBA Client Liaison Group’s ground-breaking ‘Working with Architects’ survey and debate critical issues in the client-architect relationship. What should clients do to get the most from their architects? In a volatile, uncertain, complex and … Continue reading "RIBA for Clients: Results of the ‘Working with Architects’ Clients Survey"
LHC South West is a procurement consortium of social landlords planning to set up a framework agreement to deliver new housing work in all areas of the South West. LHC is inviting construction professionals, builders and groundworkers to their upcoming roadshow events to learn about these plans, with a view to encouraging companies to tender for this … Continue reading "LHC South West House Building Framework Roadshow"
9.00am - 1.00pm followed by lunch 9.00am Tea/coffee and networking 9.30am Welcome and introduction - Andrew Carpenter, Chairman BIM4Housing 9.40am UK BIM Alliance National Update - Su Butcher, UK BIM Alliance Executive Team 10.10am Client Case Study - Richard Whittaker, Nottingham City Homes 10.30am House Builder / Manufacturer Case Study - Stewart Dalgarno, Stewart Milne … Continue reading "BIM4Housing Conference"
The Centre for Lean Projects at Nottingham Trent University is a leading research group entirely focussed on adapting Lean Production philosophy to the Architectural, Engineering and Construction (AEC) sector. Relating our research to practice is a guiding principal for the Centre and a large proportion of our work is undertaken with and within companies willing … Continue reading "Centre for Lean Projects 3rd Annual Research Showcase"
Registration open 17.00 | Start 17.30 | Drink Reception 19.00 We are at a crossroads in industry improvement, and an era of relative austerity and serious pressures on client budgets remains ahead of us. Constructing Excellence and many others argue that collaborative working has never been more important to eliminate wasteful processes and deliver value … Continue reading "Tackling the barriers to collaboration – ResoLex Roundtable"
The foundation industries operate on long term investment cycles. This means that many companies are now planning the facilities that will be in operation in 2050. But the need to reduce carbon emissions and improve resource efficiency are impacting not just the foundation industries, but also their customers. What types of materials and … Continue reading "Construction 2050: The Future Material Requirements of the Construction Sector"
The Energy Transition Leadership program provides a basis from which project teams can explore and prepare for leading projects in new energy sectors. With the drive towards Net Zero gathering pace, the need to develop requisite leadership skills for this energy transition environment has never been greater. The challenges that arise out of projects with … Continue reading "Kingsfield Academy: Energy Transition Leadership Course"