NBS Live

Digital Thinking, Smart Building

Digital Design, technology and open data in the built environment

Tuesday 4 November 2014 | Business Design Centre, London N1 0QH

What is ‘Digital Thinking, Smart Building’?

The RIBAJ and NBS have teamed up to create a unique programme, designed to be a one-stop shop for all things smart and digital in the built environment. This is the only industry event that brings together professionals from across multiple disciplines, around the common theme of creating and delivering a digital and technology driven built environment.

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Hear from leaders and innovators from a cross section of industries and disciplines

Confirmed speakers already include:


Intelligence from the RIBAJ

Read exclusive articles and insight from our expert speakers:

Single point design: a new practice model

Architects need to invest in the art of collaboration, through innovation and technology ...
read more from Ben Derbyshire, chairman & managing partner at HTA

Changing the way that cities perform

The objectives of Smart Cities initiatives often include highly desirable efficiency, resilience, growth and vitality. But a more fundamental objective underlies all of these: fairness ...
read more from Dr Rick Robinson, executive architect at IBM

Model city

Cities planning their future are increasingly turning to the production of Integrated Urban Models. If you want integration, you need a team to match.
read more from Tim Stonor, managing director at Space Syntax

Getting to zero carbon

Searching for a zero carbon future has focused our thinking on how buildings are made, where they come from and their disposal.
read more from Simon Sturgis, managing director at Sturgis Carbon Profiling


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