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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.

Mar 20, 2018

Chris Nunn is the Head of sustainability at AMP capital, who have a Real Estate Portfolio of over 23 billion dollars, and he is also the chair of the Australian Passiv Haus Association. It seems like a long journey to becoming carbon neutral, but with solid leadership from investment firms, there is good reason to...

Mar 14, 2018

Kevin Kelly is the founder of Wired magazine and author of the book 'The Inevitable - Understanding the 12 technological forces that will shape our future. The buildings industry has been stagnant for many decades and ripe for disruption. Understanding the technological forces will better prepare yourself for some of...

Mar 6, 2018


Michael Rowe is a director at Ethos Urban who are a leading consultancy in urban planning. In this is a conversation about:

  • The fundamentals of urban planning to make thriving cities
  • How to best cater for growing cities
  • How technology can influence the planning process
  • Speeding up the approval process
  • How...

Feb 24, 2018

Samir Sinha is the founder of RobonomicsAI. Today there are new emerging technologies that are undoubtedly going to have a big impact on the buildings industry. Drones, AI, VR/AR, cryptocurrencies are still in their infancies but are capable of causing major disruptions to the status quo. Samir Sinha is an expert is...

Feb 15, 2018

John Provis is a Professor of Materials Science and Engineering and Head of the Engineering Graduate School at the University of Sheffield. Concrete to many people is a boring subject - but John is clearly passionate about the material, and determined to find ways to lower it's embodied emissions. In this episode we...