03-05 March 2020 / ExCeL, London
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Change one thing, change the future

Change one thing, change the future

With the focus of Futurebuild 2020 being on true innovation, we have been asking a number of our partners and industry influencers: If you could change one thing to change the future of the built environment, what would it be? You can view our video series here…

Futurebuild 2020 | Hear from our influencers and what innovations means to them | Part One

We’re committed to driving #change across the industry. So we recently teamed up with industry advocates to ask them what solutions they’d suggest to tackle some of the biggest challenges facing the built environment. Here’s what they had to say. #Futurebuild2020

Futurebuild 2020 | Hear from our influencers and what innovations means to them | Part Two

At #Futurebuild2020 #innovation sits at the heart of everything we do. So we asked industry advocates what innovation means to them and it appears it doesn’t just mean futuristic technology. Watch here to what they had to say here.

Allison Ogden-Newton

Reducing the amount of waste we create across industry is key to tackling the climate crisis. Allison Ogden-Newton of Keep Britain Tidy says this needs to begin at the design stage and continue right the way through to construction.

Eddie Weir

It has never been more important to adopt technology and innovative methods to improve the quality of our buildings. Eddie Weir from CIAT explains how we can make sustainable, affordable buildings a reality.

Jane Wernick

We need to adopt zero carbon materials across the built environment if we are to meet the government's 2050 net zero carbon targets. Find out more from Jane Wernick of engineersHRW why using innovative materials is vital in tackling climate change #Futurebuild2020

Sue Riddlestone OBE

The way we construct buildings has the power to dramatically decrease our carbon emissions through our choice of construction materials. Find out more from Sue Riddlestone OBE of Bioregional #Futurebuild2020

Lynne Ceeney

Collaboration is key if we are to create a sustainable, carbon neutral environment. We need to share ideas, advice and processes and change our ways of working to tackle the biggest challenges across the sector. Find out more from Lynne Ceeney of Lytton Consulting.

Robin Nicholson

One of the biggest issues facing the built environment is outdated property evaluations. Here’s Robin Nicholson of Cullinan Studio on why we need to encourage better use of energy.

Duncan Baker-Brown

We asked leading circular economy expert, Duncan Baker-Brown, what one change he would make to change the future of the built environment.

His answer? Deconstruction and reduction of waste - simple!

Martin Gettings

Do we believe in ourselves enough to affect positive change in the built environment? Martin Gettings of Canary Wharf Group thinks true innovation will come when we believe in ourselves enough to change the future of the industry for the better.

Mike Pitts

If you could change one thing to change the future of the built environment, what would it be?

Hear from Innovate UK's Deputy Challenge Director on what change he would make.

Duncan Baker-Brown

We're asking experts and leading lights from across the built environment to define what innovation means to them. Here, Duncan Baker-Brown shares his thought. If you have innovations to showcase that can affect positive change in the industry, become a part of Futurebuild 2020 today.

Katya Veleva

There’s no question that in order to make a difference across industry we need to have the courage to embrace change.

Find our more from Katya Veleva of Archilizer on what innovation means to her and the challenges she has faced trying to implement it.

Alastair Mant

At #Futurebuild2020 we aim to tackle the biggest challenges facing the built environment.

Find out more from Alastair Mant of UKGBC on why innovation is key.

Ben Derbyshire

Find out more from Chair of HTA Design LLP and Immediate Past President of RIBA, Ben Derbyshire on why it’s important to recognise this, in order to make a difference to the future of the industry.

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