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 05-07 March 2019 / ExCeL, London

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  • The Future of Offsite: Look no further than modular

    03 Dec 2018 Tom Bloxham MBE, Founder of Urban Splash

    With new technologies dominating most sectors, housing appears to be the last bastion when it comes to change. Tom Bloxham MBE talks us through his exploration of modular solutions. 

  • The Future of Specification: Steico

    03 Dec 2018 Adrian Judd, Sales & Operations Director at Steico
    What does the future of specification look like? We spoke with Adrian Judd, Sales & Operations Director, Steico UK on the relationship between manufacturer and specifier. 
  • The Future of Specification: Durisol

    29 Nov 2018 Neil Bussey, Managing Director of Durisol
    Durisol UK was first introduced to the international construction industry in the 1940s, and has since gone on to become a worldwide manufacturer of cement-bonded wood fibre products. The firm has factories across the UK, supplying product to self-builders, house developers and social housing providers for a variety of build projects
  • The Future of Offsite: Taking a collaborative approach

    26 Oct 2018 Darren Richards, Managing Director, Cogent Consulting
    We hear from Darren Richards, Managing Director of Cogent Consulting in the next edition of our "Future of" blog series, on the analyse progress made on collaboration in the offsite sector and to look towards the future and explore what it holds. 
  • The Future of Construction Technology: Innovations that are set to shape tomorrow

    23 Oct 2018 Katja Knox, Editorial Account Manager, Barbour Product Search

    In this blog, Katja Knox from Barbour Product Search rounds up six of the biggest current advances that are already taking the industry by storm. If you manufacture innovations or technologies that align with these trends, then Futurebuild 2019 is the perfect platform for you.

  • The Future of Interiors: Taking a human centred approach

    10 Oct 2018 Oliver Heath, Oliver Heath Design

    In the next edition of our "Future of" blog series, we hear from Oliver Heath, of Oliver Heath Design on how buildings and their interiors have an impact on our mental and physical wellbeing. 

  • Zero defects using advanced manufacturing technology

    05 Oct 2018 Darren Richards, Managing Director, Explore Offsite

    As part of our “Think the Unthinkable” blog series we’re challenging members of our Steering Group and industry professionals to present fresh thinking on the big issues facing the built environment. This approach is central to the ecobuild conference programme that we’re developing ahead of the 2019 event. In this blog Darren Richards, Managing Director of Cogent Consulting, considers the idea of zero defects using advanced manufacturing technology.

  • The Future Of… Housing Development

    02 Oct 2018 Ben Derbyshire, RIBA President
    Our ‘The Future Of…’ blog series sets a clear challenge, to identify the biggest issues and opportunities facing the built environment through the eyes of our visitors. These industry leaders offer a unique insight into their respective sectors, highlighting the need for innovation and creativity to solve problems. In this blog, RIBA President, Ben Derbyshire explains how housebuilders can rise to this challenge:
  • The answer to the title’s question is an un-equivocal yes! The how is not so easy to explain, as its more than just a tick box exercise of saying that because the business works on an issue it is delivering on a particular goal.
  • Architect Bill Dunster is renowned as a pioneer of sustainability. He founded ZEDfactory, a practice dedicated to zero-carbon development, in 1999. Its eco-friendly housing development BedZED in Sutton won a RIBA sustainability award in 2003 and was nominated for the Stirling prize.
  • Put the energy user at the heart of policy

    18 Sep 2018 ADE Deputy Director (incoming) Dr Joanne Wade

    This November is the ten year anniversary of the Climate Change Act, which set a target to reduce UK greenhouse gas emissions by at least 80% by 2050 and established the Committee on Climate Change to advise and hold to account the Government as it progressed towards this target.

  • Why we all need to think the unthinkable today

    05 Sep 2018 Martin Hurn, Managing Director, Futurebuild Events

    The decision to evolve ecobuild into Futurebuild following the 2018 event was always going to be a bold one, and not without challenges.

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