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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.

Jun 23, 2022

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. We talked about:

 

  • First principles approach, shifting the paradigm from...


Aug 29, 2018

 

Stan Krpan is the CEO of Sustainability Victoria, an organisation all about information, advice and support to tackle climate change. The whole world needs to get to zero emissions within a next few decades and there needs to be partnership between government and private organisatoins - SV are providing the vision and...


Aug 13, 2018

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...


Jul 28, 2018

Martin Powell is the CEO of the Institution 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...


Jul 13, 2018

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...