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Future of Structures Podcast

With rapid technological advance, global warming, uncertain global markets and expiration of our worlds resources, the new challenges we face in the 21st century are a new set. Albert Einstein said "We can't solve our problems by using the same thinking when we created them". Meeting these new challenges requires a new level of inspiration and thinking.

In our Podcast we talk to the experts who are meeting these challenges to evolve our buildings of tomorrow. Adding this show to your weekly routine will keep you on-top of the industry so you can be at the forefront of change.

May 29, 2018

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!

The promise for Season 2 is a significant improvement in all areas of the podcast, most notably the production quality. 

I would love to hear from you to...


May 21, 2018

Danielle Densley 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,...


May 14, 2018

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...


May 7, 2018

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...


May 7, 2018

Aarni Heiskanen is a construction innovation agent, and the author of the award winning blog, AEC Business. Typically, big construction companies will try and avoid failure, but at the cost of innovation. Aarni spends his time today consulting big construction companies on how take advantage of the potential disruption...