Building the Future, the latest in Collaborative Media’s on-going series on UK construction, broadcasts on Sky 189 Sunday 22nd November 10:30am.
This programme focusses on how the UK construction industry is innovating and using new technology to make the industry more sustainable and environmentally friendly. We explore the latest industry developments like use of smart technology and the roll out of Building Information Modelling (BIM).
Astudio, award winning, socially enterprising architects, discuss their research into using algae to create biomass and how this can be incorporated into buildings. They also run through their fascinating 63,000 homes project, aiming to build homes modularly to address the housing crisis.
AET Flexible Space, create under-floor air condition systems, which mean buildings can reduce their size and environmental impact by around 10%. They also discuss how cities and urban spaces can be developed to improve their effectiveness in catering for increased demands.
Churngold Construction, specialise in health and safety within construction and in preparing groundwork sites for development. They offered great insight into BIM and in how the Government could create a longer term strategy for the construction industry.
Building the Future explores the industrial strategy needed to improve the productivity, quality and sustainability of our vital construction industry.
Please tune in to Sky 189, Sunday 22nd November 10:30am. This can also be streamed live here