28-30 Apr 2020
Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre

Building & Construction

Experts discuss urban planning for next generation Australia

Australian experts in planning and architecture are set to discuss how they can not only plan for a big Australia but also planning that caters to the needs of the next generation of Australians.

Shergold-Weir report calls for design detail to make a comeback

Design detail may be the key to improving building standards and outcomes in Australia’s built environment, according to Bronwyn Weir, co-author of the Shergold-Weir report.

Smart building materials disrupting the construction industry

The smart materials that are changing the construction industry From insulation used in space research to concrete that heals itself, these are the space age inventions that are becoming reality in the construction industry.

Sustainable Architecture: How to Build a Green City through Green Innovations

Over the years, sustainable architecture has emerged as a primary focus of the modern building industry. It has advanced to become a standard factor in all phases of the building cycle, from planning to future use and even disposal.

Nanomaterials in construction

We have had the bronze and iron eras, could the construction industry now be embarking on what will be known as the nano era?

Turning Big Data into Small Data

Turn big data into smart data with Cloud A2K and MTWO. Make smarter decisions with 5D BIM and manage enterprise solutions from one place efficiently across all devices. MTWO vertical cloud combines RIB iTWO 5D BIM technology with Microsoft Azure in an enterprise solution for developers, contractors, and owners to speed up their digital transformation journey.

NewTechWood “Coastal” Composite Decking range

NewTechWood Australia is excited to announce the global launch of its newest range of composite decking – the COASTAL range.

Vent-A-Roof: The innovative roofing solution

With over 40 years of experience, Vent-A-Roof saw the need to provide better roofing products and services. Responding to the challenge of mould and mildew issues, Vent-A-Roof created Australia’s first concealed ridge ventilation system that uses the traditional ridge designs on today’s buildings.

Industry responses to the Shergold-Weir report

In August 2017 the Building Ministers’ Forum (BMF) asked Professor Peter Shergold and Bronwyn Weir to assess the effectiveness of compliance and enforcement systems in the Australian building and construction sector.

Reasons to use precast concrete and its advantages

Precast concrete is a high-performance construction material that provides significant benefits in terms of lifespan, durability, quality, design, construction, strength and sustainability.

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