19 episodes

As client demand for smarter and more sustainable buildings grows, so do the challenges and opportunities for everyone involved in the design, construction, and ongoing operation process. Tune in to the Smarter Building podcast as our hosts chat with industry experts around best practice, new legislation, trends, and technology. If you need help keeping up with the evolving digital landscape in construction and want to learn how to increase your capability and capacity through the optimisation of technology, processes, and people – be sure to tune in!

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As client demand for smarter and more sustainable buildings grows, so do the challenges and opportunities for everyone involved in the design, construction, and ongoing operation process. Tune in to the Smarter Building podcast as our hosts chat with industry experts around best practice, new legislation, trends, and technology. If you need help keeping up with the evolving digital landscape in construction and want to learn how to increase your capability and capacity through the optimisation of technology, processes, and people – be sure to tune in!

    Episode 18 - Digital Twin: Design to Disposal Feat. Pål Janson at SWG

    Episode 18 - Digital Twin: Design to Disposal Feat. Pål Janson at SWG

    Join our host Richard as he speaks to Pål Janson, a Computer Aided Facilities Management (CAFM) expert from Service Works Global, diving into the transformative potential of digital twin strategy in the building industry and how to integrate it into your everyday workflow. Discover actionable insights for building and estate owners, from leveraging accurate BIM data, to revolutionising decision-making and sustainability improvements, as well as government support for digital twin adoption.


    View more podcasts here: ⁠https://www.symetri.co.uk/campaigns/smarter-building-a-podcast-hosted-by-symetri/⁠

    • 25 min
    Episode 17 - Fast Track To Digital Twins Feat Aleksander Balicevac at Bimify

    Episode 17 - Fast Track To Digital Twins Feat Aleksander Balicevac at Bimify

    We caught up with entrepreneur and CEO of Bimify, Aleksandar Balicevac, to find out what you need to do to prep for a digital twin to assist with smarter building operations and maintenance within the construction industry.

    Listen to this episode to find out:

    ⚪Bimify’s journey and role in utilising machine learning to create and maintain digital building models

    ⚪The need to start with simple digitisation steps for your estate and expand gradually

    ⚪How this can contribute to sustainability goals and the initial creation of a digital twin

    ⚪Advice for other entrepreneurs on what to expect when starting up a business



    View more podcasts here: ⁠https://www.symetri.co.uk/campaigns/smarter-building-a-podcast-hosted-by-symetri/⁠

    • 24 min
    Episode 16 - Top Tech Construction Trends to Look Out For in 2024 Feat Dr. Stephen Hamil at NBS

    Episode 16 - Top Tech Construction Trends to Look Out For in 2024 Feat Dr. Stephen Hamil at NBS

    From AI, BIM to sustainability and more, we caught up with Dr. Stephen Hamil, Innovation Director at NBS to look at the future of the construction industry and the trends to look out for in 2024 including:

    ⚪BIM and digital construction play a crucial role in the construction industry, enabling better collaboration and information management.
    ⚪Technology, such as cloud computing and AI, can help address challenges in the industry and improve efficiency.
    ⚪The importance of maintaining compliance with standards and specifications.
    ⚪Companies should have buy-in from top-level management, advocates within the organisation, and invest in training and consultancy to integrate technology effectively.
    ⚪NBS is focused on providing high-quality content and solutions to help companies stay up to date with standards and specifications.
    ⚪The future of the industry lies in sustainability, off-site construction, and digital twins.


    View more podcasts here: ⁠https://www.symetri.co.uk/campaigns/smarter-building-a-podcast-hosted-by-symetri/⁠

    • 44 min
    Episode 15 - Good Enterprise Asset Management Keep Cities Moving Feat. Robert Kumapley at The Port Authority of New York & New Jersey

    Episode 15 - Good Enterprise Asset Management Keep Cities Moving Feat. Robert Kumapley at The Port Authority of New York & New Jersey

    We caught up with Robert (Kwasi) Kumapley, the Chief of Enterprise Asset Management (EAM) Program at The Port Authority of New York & New Jersey (PANYNJ), who is also notably a survivor of the 9/11 tragedy, where he explores:

    - Which assets PANYNJ look after around New York & New Jersey, from bridges to pumps and more
    - What the term "asset" means to different disciplines
    - The difference between Asset Management and Enterprise Asset Management (EAM)
    - This difficulties and benefits of putting an asset management strategy in place
    - How their EAM strategy helps keep the region moving


    View more podcasts here: ⁠https://www.symetri.co.uk/campaigns/smarter-building-a-podcast-hosted-by-symetri/⁠

    • 42 min
    Episode 14 - Adapting and Advancing: The Evolution of Remote Work in AEC Feat. Richard McGuinness at HP

    Episode 14 - Adapting and Advancing: The Evolution of Remote Work in AEC Feat. Richard McGuinness at HP

    In this episode of the Smarter Building podcast, we caught up with Richard McGuinness at HP, on the evolution of remote working, how the Architecture & Construction sectors have developed in this space since Covid, and the lessons we can learn from the media and entertainment industry.


    View more podcasts here: ⁠https://www.symetri.co.uk/campaigns/smarter-building-a-podcast-hosted-by-symetri/⁠

    For more information, contact us via the details below:
    Website: ⁠www.symetri.co.uk⁠
    Email: info@symetri.co.uk
    Telephone: 0345 370 1444

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    LinkedIn: ⁠https://www.linkedin.com/company/symetri-europe⁠
    Instagram: ⁠https://www.instagram.com/symetriltd/⁠
    Twitter: ⁠https://twitter.com/SymetriUK⁠
    Facebook: ⁠https://www.facebook.com/symetri.addnodegroup/

    • 30 min
    Episode 13 - Convergence of Construction and Manufacturing Feat. Amy Marks: Queen of Prefab

    Episode 13 - Convergence of Construction and Manufacturing Feat. Amy Marks: Queen of Prefab

    In this episode of the Smarter Building podcast, our host Richard Brayshaw spoke with Amy Marks, Executive Vice President of Global Strategy at Symetri USA, also known as the Queen of Prefab, to discuss all things prefabrication, modular and offsite construction.

    Tune in to discover global adoption trends, from the UK's "glitch" to Singapore's successes, highlighting opportunities for wider adoption of industrialised construction and the role of clients, economic conditions, and government initiatives in shaping the industry.

    View more podcasts here: https://www.symetri.co.uk/campaigns/smarter-building-a-podcast-hosted-by-symetri/

    For more information, contact us via the details below:
    Website: ⁠www.symetri.co.uk⁠
    Email: info@symetri.co.uk
    Telephone: 0345 370 1444

    • 32 min

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