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

May 4, 2022 Be Summit 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 Circular Economy: Next steps for Australia’s Built Environment

With the circular economy becoming a hot topic of discussion for our built environment sectors, the need for our industries and businesses to incorporate sustainable practices and processes on a larger scale is rising in importance. But what does this look like? And how exactly can we measure the outcomes? Transitioning from to a circular […]

A human-centred approach to the future of work

Apr 27, 2022 Policy & Trends

With the rise of hybrid working where employees are seeking greater flexibility, the future of work is grounded in employee autonomy. Organisations must not only embrace a workplace strategy that empowers employees with choice, but must deliver in creating a desirable and purposeful office environment that both earns the commute and supports workers to flourish. […]

Building a smart and digitized industry

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, Cundall, […]

Digital by Default – The Progression of our Built Environment

 1. Is being Digital by Default now a given for the construction industry or is there still resistance? As an industry we are moving very quickly in terms of adoption of innovative techniques. Having said this there is still much resistance when it comes to implementing change, be it digital or other. Working with your […]

Built Environment Education Program Announced

Mar 30, 2022 Be Summit 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. […]

The many pathways to achieving net zero

Mar 18, 2022 Sustainability

As Australian state and territory governments mobilise to achieve net zero carbon emissions by 2050, so too is the infrastructure industry. Achieving such a goal is by no means simple or linear; it requires a whole-of-business, systems-based approach across every asset lifecycle. In other words, the way forward demands new thinking, strategy and action from […]

Melbourne to Host Week of Built Environment Events in May 2022

Mar 3, 2022 Be Summit 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 21, 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 […]

Shaping the future of work – Health, wellness and net impact

Sep 29, 2021 Other

The changes in how, where and when we work were incubating long before the COVID-19 pandemic. Working from home was not a new concept, and flexible and mobile working were features of most industries. Digital workplace enablement and the maturation of cloud-based work platforms had already demonstrated how technology could facilitate work from everywhere. However, […]

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