11-13 Oct 2021
Darling Harbour, ICC SYDNEY

Advancing innovation with a new Digital Building Zone

Australia’s construction industry is poised for a digital revolution, and the stakes are high. The AECO sector has become fast followers of technological innovation and the real benefits of digitising the nation’s largest non-services sector.

The Digital Building Zone, sitting seamlessly between DesignBUILD and Total Facilities 2021 , is newly curated to present up-to-the-minute solutions in construction technology and smart buildings. The zone offers visitors exclusive insights on how to capitalise on the huge market opportunity by showcasing digital solutions and technological advancements across the planning, design and building phase.

“Full-scale digitisation could add value to the Australian construction sector by $25 billion year on year within the next decade.”



The Digital Building Zone presents the latest solutions from across the construction tech market:

  • Artificial Intelligence (AI) and Machine Learning
  • Automation
  • BIM (Building Information Modelling)
  • Business Transformation
  • CAD Software
  • Cloud-based Management Software
  • Design for Manufacture and Assembly (DfMA)
  • Geospatial Technologies and Mapping
  • Industry 4.0
  • Internet of Things (IoT) and Smart Buildings
  • Robotics
  • Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAVs)
  • Visualisation (CGI/VR/AR/MR)

Innovation and technology is changing the face of the construction industry and Australia is on the verge of widespread adoption motivated by the competitive edge that new technologies can bring to future growth.

The Digital Building Zone offers visitors an industry-exclusive opportunity to connect with enterprise companies and start-ups in the construction tech market to realise the potential of digitisation to deliver increased value across their built asset lifecycle.


DesignBUILD is working closely with UK sister brand Digital Construction Week, to deliver the latest thinking and discussion revolutionising the construction industry, from the digitisation of paper-based processes and cloud-based design collaboration, through to cutting-edge software, AI and sensor technology.


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