9-11 May 2023
ICC Sydney

Industry News

Only One Week To Go for 2022’s Top Built Environment Event

May 4, 2022 DesignBUILD News

A content rich set of inspirational keynote sessions will cover the latest innovations and information delivered by some of Australia’s top Built Environment experts, with an accompanying event for every sector. KEYNOTE SESSIONS Design+Build Theatre Tuesday May 10th – 10:30 – 11:00 How the design of workspaces will need to change post-Covid Caitlin Guilfoyle – […]

The Built Environment Quarterly Review | Compliance Matters

Apr 27, 2022 Policy & Trends

Ahead of their appearance at DesignBUILD 2022, we talk to NATSPEC’s CEO, Richard Choy and the CSIRO’s Manager Verification Services, Infrastructure Technologies, Tracey Gramlick, on how compliance and conformity are impacting our industry in 2022. 1. Are we in a better place than five years ago? Richard: For the majority I would say yes. I’m […]

Building a smart and digitized industry

Apr 21, 2022 Technology

If we are to ride the wave of change into the future, we must avoid the ‘tech wash’ and instead apply technology solutions while using less energy and resources to do so. We look beyond to discover who’s driving change, and what’s behind it. 1. Human habitat resilience   Global advisory and multi-disciplinary engineering consultancy, […]

Prefabrication in Australia – what’s to learn and what’s next?

1.  How is prefabrication working with BIM to achieve lower construction waste and how much more can the industry achieve in this area? Construction waste is typically measured in terms of the materials that are sent to landfill. Prefabrication and BIM reduces this waste significantly (up to 90%) through manufacturing components to precise dimensions and tolerances […]

Built Environment Education Program Announced

Mar 30, 2022 DesignBUILD News

Built Environment professionals will gain unprecedented access to cross-industry education opportunities at the Melbourne Exhibition and Convention Centre from May 10-13. Speaker series for DesignBUILD, Total Facilities, the Be Summit and the Digital Construction Week will offer a broad range of topics and speakers for professionals across planning and construction to technology and facilities management. […]

Digital tools power collaboration in the midst of great uncertainty

Mar 18, 2022 Technology

As Fletcher controls at least 94% of the plasterboard market, this announcement severely impacts builders, developers, business owners and their customers, not to mention the financial implications with banks, insurers and others. This is just the latest in a line of challenges for the construction industry. The onset of the pandemic resulted in ongoing issues […]

Melbourne to Host Week of Built Environment Events in May 2022

Mar 3, 2022 DesignBUILD News

Covering industries ranging from planning and construction to technology and facilities management, DesignBUILD, Total Facilities, the Be Summit and Digital Construction Week will join forces to create a unique built environment event for Melbourne. Commercial Manager, Lynn Ormiston, said the past two years has allowed time to create a new whole-of-industry style approach to these […]

The Built Environment Quarterly Review | Sustainability Matters

Feb 24, 2022 Sustainability

One of the biggest revelations from the Covid crisis is how many global supply chains are not as robust and future proofed as organisations believe, which has led to a sharper focus on a shared vision towards a net zero future. We take the country’s temperature for a closer look. Moving to net zero According […]

Market Timbers and Utecture Australia showcasing what’s new at DesignBUILD 2022

Feb 22, 2022 DesignBUILD News

New to the event in 2022, DesignBUILD will be co-locating with the nation’s leading event for the Facilities Management industry Total Facilities (TFX), and the Be Summit, a one-day conference featuring Government and market experts discussing the future of our built environments. The event has been reimagined with a renewed focus on showcasing the best […]

NBS ahead of the digital construction game with Chorus and Source

Feb 15, 2022 Technology

For architects, engineers, designers and contractors, NBS provide a cloud-based specification system that enables them to work smarter and reduce their risk. For building product manufacturers, the system helps to grow their business by exposing their products across the construction project timeline. NBS began life in 1973 as the commercial arm of the Royal Institute […]

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