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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.

Apr 24, 2018

Jon Hirshtick is the founder of Solidworks, and more recently the CEO and founder of Onshape, who are innovating in the CAD space. Jon and his colleagues noticed traditional CAD applications had a few flaws and have built a new service from the ground up, that is perhaps more suitable for projects today.  In the show we...


Apr 17, 2018

Paolo Bevilacqua is the head of sustainability at Frasers Property. Frasers has the ambitious goal of getting all of their developments to carbon positive within ten years. This does not come without its challenges. Although there are many unknowns that they need to deal with along the way, but Paolo shows us that...


Apr 12, 2018

Jessica is the founder and CEO of Neighbourlytics, who powered by big data, gives insights to the unique social identity of neighbourhoods. We build places for people to go to, and hopefully enjoy and interact with the space. Until now, there has been no way of measuring the social value of a place. In this episode we...


Apr 3, 2018

Nick Hewson is the design manager of Xlam, who specialise in the design and production of cross laminated timber. Steel and concrete have been the preferred construction materials, that haven't been challenged for a very long time - until now. CLT arrived and in many cases, can provide a better solution to traditional...