11 June event
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An invitation-only event in celebration of the second year of Designing Buildings Wiki.
11 June 2014. 71 Newman Street. London.
Why the future success of the construction industry requires better integration and greater openness.
Julian Barwick, Executive Director at Development Securities, will give a short talk about the changing nature of development and the need for closer collaboration and better understanding throughout the supply chain.
Dr Gregor Harvie, Development Director at Designing Buildings Wiki, will discuss the future of construction industry knowledge, proposing that if knowledge is to be disseminated effectively, it needs to be accessible, shareable and useable by a global audience across multiple platforms.
Followed by a short Q&A to throw open the debate, and then a drinks reception.
The event will be hosted by Buro Happold and will be attended by representatives of the Chartered Institute of Building, BRE, Development Securities PLC, Rogers Stirk Harbour + Partners and many more.
Featured articles and news
A quick introductory article about preliminaries in construction.
Brandenburg Gate - an historic structure that went from symbolising German partition to European unity.
A discussion between construction key players and leading insurers on the future outlook for construction insurance.
New guide from BSRIA on building performance evaluation in domestic buildings.
Rogers Stirk Harbour and Partners complete new trio of towers at Sydney Harbour.
With a new government consultation underway, ICE look at creating a smarter, more flexible energy system.
International Ethics Standards Coalition publishes first set of ethics principles for built environment professionals.
British Antarctic Survey announces research station is to relocate 23km due to growing crack in the ice shelf.
A great example of mimetic architecture with the Fish Building of India.
Could e-bikes be a solution to congested and polluted urban centres?
Government publishes details of £500bn investment pipeline in infrastructure, described as the 'most comprehensive ever'.