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End of Year Review - What will have the biggest impact on the buildings industry?

Future of Structures Podcast

Release Date: 01/04/2018

Pathways for Regenerative Sustainability show art Pathways for Regenerative Sustainability

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Dominique Hes is a senior lecturer in Sustainable Architecture at Melbourne Uni and  co-author of Designing for Hope: Pathways to Regenerative Sustainability and one of the most respected voices in Australia on the topics of sustainability.

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Planning for a Sustainable Future show art Planning for a Sustainable Future

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Global Energy Transition show art Global Energy Transition

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Tony Frencham is a group managing director at Worley Parsons, being responsible for execution and planning for power and new energy and leadership for the global energy transition. Fossil fuels have lifted many of the world out of poverty and has helped lifted the standard of living of the Western world our ancestors couldn't even imagine. But there are new pressures today however, and we are in the midst of a major shift towards renewables in response to our new global challenges.

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Why Competency is Key for Engineers show art Why Competency is Key for Engineers

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Martin Powell is the CEO of the Institute of Structural Engineers, and former Executive of the UK Concrete society. The role of the engineer is changing rapidly, and the one who is competent is most likely the one to stay relevant - the Institute being the largest membership organization in the world, dedicated to the art and science of structural engineering.

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The Pulse of the Building Industry show art The Pulse of the Building Industry

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Tina Perinotto is managing editor, publisher and founder of The Fifth Estate, an on-line newspaper for green buildings and sustainable cities, established in 2009. The Fifth Estate has become essential reading for business people, investors, designers, consultants, government officials and politicians working towards a more sustainable the built environment. With the latest in property landing on Tina's desk every day, she certainly has the finger on the pulse of the building industry.

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Smart Cities show art Smart Cities

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In this episode we talk about:

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End of Season 1 - Thank You! show art End of Season 1 - Thank You!

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It has been almost 12 months since I started the show, and I think it has come along way since the first interview with Anthony Sprigg. Thank you for listening!

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Circular Economy Principles for Embodied Energy show art Circular Economy Principles for Embodied Energy

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Danielle Tensley Tingley is a Professor of Architectural Engineering at the University of Sheffield, her research focuses on how to reduce the embodied carbon of our buildings. Today, cement alone accounts for 8% of the world emissions - which is actually more than cars! If we are to move to a low carbon economy, we inevitably won't be able to stop just at operational energy, we will need to also find the methods to reduce embodied energy down to zero also.

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Becoming More Productive show art Becoming More Productive

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David Allen is arguably the world leading productivity consultant, and author of the best selling book Getting Things Done. When you don't have an effective productivity system, you almost always feel like you should be doing something else. Allen shows that the consistent unproductive preoccupation with all of the things we have to do, is the single largest consumer of time and energy. That most lists people create, are a big blob of undoability.   

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Advanced Data Analysis of Cities show art Advanced Data Analysis of Cities

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Vadim Smakhtin is the co-founder of Chronotope, who better help us understand the urban environment through advanced analysis of data, in space and time. One capability of the technology, is to take information such as our social media, put them through certain filters, and then be able to measure emotional reactions to the time of day and space.

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The Future of Structures Podcast started in June 2017. The show has had the opportunity to speak to guests ranging from founders of new disruptive technology (Shane Scranton, founder/CEO IrisVR), world leading researchers (Jay Sanjayan, Geopolymer Cement/3D Printed Buildings at Swinburne) and leading industry CEO's (Antony Sprigg, ISCA).  This is the final podcast of 2017, where we take snippets from guests on the question, 'what will have the biggest impact on the buildings industry?' This question is as pertinent as ever with the technological disruption, economic uncertainty and the environmental threats on the horizon. This is what the experts have to say about what will influence our buildings in the future.

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