Philippe Paré, Akshay Sethi, Gensler

Synopisis: With an emphasis on transformative experiences, architects are looked upon to craft more meaningful spaces in the buildings they design. Up until now, digital tools could portray how an idea would look, but how an environment feels were left...

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Johan Hanegraaf, Mecanoo Architecten

Synopsis: Virtual Reality has the potential to change the way we interact and think about spatial design. It allows us to immerse ourselves in any historical, real or fictional places and enhances interaction with our digital 3D media. I will...

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Tim Geurtjens, MX3D

Synopsis: We live in an exciting time. The New Industrial Revolution is in full swing. Everyone can tap into an endless stream of information and we have access to a wide spectrum of high-tech production methods and novel materials. 3D- printing...

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Martin Mcdonnell, Soluis

Synopsis: Martin will present the Augmented Worker, a consortium of Autodesk, Microsoft, Laing O’Rourke, AECOM & Doosan Babcock which is exploring the tools needed for effective use of AR on the construction site. Bio: In 2000 Martin founded Soluis with the aim...

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Faraz Ravi, Bentley Systems

Synopsis: Faraz will present the latest developments in Reality Modeling at Bentley and explore how these advancements are changing the way we virtualize the environment to drive greater efficiency and resilience in our infrastructure. He’ll explain why he believes there...

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Arthur Mamou Mani, Mamou Mani

Synopsis: The future of construction will be in robotic technologies. This revolution in the way we make buildings will impact not only how we design but how we think. We would like to anticipate this inevitable shift and lead it...

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Mike Leach, Lenovo

Synopsis: The driving force behind any AEC workflow is a growing plethora of ISV software, advanced software tools, plug-ins and hardware accessories. Underpinning these is your IT hardware and ultimately the single most important piece of hardware you invest in....

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Tom Greaves, DotProduct

Synopsis: Until recently, we’ve needed three things to capture and consume the 3D reality of built environments: strong muscles, a fat wallet and the patience of Job. Laser scanning a construction site typically means a $50k+ investment in hardware and...

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Rob Charlton, SpaceGroup

Synopsis: As an industry, we’ve been talking about BIM and new digital construction methods for some years now, therefore it is time to look beyond the possible and embrace future-thinking and advancing technologies for what they can bring to our...

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Dan Harper, Cityscape

Synopsis: VR is here and the buzz has been substantial. It’s also affordable. This raises many questions. Is it something that you should be using? Are others using it, is it just a gimmick? How do I use it? Perhaps...

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