Ecobuild 2016 set to inspire with a vision of the future

  • 7 Mar 2016

howardchapmanHoward Chapman, Buildingtalk Editor

Ecobuild 2016 opens tomorrow at Excel in London. Buildingtalk will be there to see what’s new and perhaps have a word with special guest Stephen Fry who will be joining a plethora of industry visionaries, leaders and experts.

The exhibition also offers an opportunity to meet suppliers and see new and innovative products and services.

The 2016 event will focus on areas of industry growth and market priorities such as housing, infrastructure, next generation innovation, technology and people. 

Here is a preview of what else will happening at Ecobuild 2016….

Tuesday Day 1

1-Fullscreen capture 07032016 161336The focus will be on housing including discussions on how housebuilding is changing and the need for new and innovative products that will enable us to deliver to the demand for high quality housing.

  • Design and quality – are we losing it? 
  • High quality housing – is it directly proportionate to cost?
  • What are the most valued aspects of new build?

Wednesday Day 2

1-Fullscreen capture 07032016 155739The focus is on architecture with top architects and celebrities reviewing forthcoming projects and sharing their visions of the future of design and specification in products.

  • How can we leverage the opportunity of smart, resilient, and healthy design at city scale?
  • What does innovative design look like right now, and how will this evolve in the future?
  • Are good design and technological solutions the answer to sustainable places? If so, who is the ultimate client?

Thursday Day 3

1-Fullscreen capture 07032016 155744The Ecobuild vision of a smarter future – what is needed to future-proof businesses across the construction sector.

  • What are the next big issues for the UK construction industry, and its impact on people and planet?
  • What does ‘breakthrough leadership’ for sustainable construction look like?
  • What does the next generation of buildings look like, and how can we ensure our industry is positioned to deliver this? 

Read the Ecobuild review in ABC&D Magazine.

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