Video: NXT BLD 2018 London conference – Abel Maciel, Bartlett School of Architecture

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Design Thinking, Teams and Disruptive Technologies. – NXT BLD London, June 2018

 

Dr. Abel Maciel explored some of the challenges we face today, especially the interoperability of data through advanced tools: cloud computing, concept simulation, collaborative working, ‘assisted decision making’, big data, generative design, reality capture, virtualisation and building management systems. He also gave an insight into emerging technologies – Blockchain, how game theory modelling could be applied to improve collaboration and combining IoT with machine learning and Blockchain to make data more machine readable and how that integrates with BIM processes.


View the other NXT BLD 2018 presentations

Mike Leach, Lenovo
Enhancing performance.

Rebecca De Cicco, Digital Node
How Smart Cities, BIM and Digital Construction will alter future skill requirements.

Marc Petit, Unreal Enterprise
The journey to real time.

Hedwig Heinsman, DUS architects / Aectual
Aectual construction – sustainable, customizable, 3D printed.

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Dr Max Mallia Parfitt, Fulcro Group
VR and AR visualisation of BIM data: Changes in tech over the last 10 years.

Eleni Papadonikolaki, UCL Bartlett School & Construction Blockchain Consortium
Beyond crypto: Digital translformation in construction through blockchain technologies.

Marianna Kopsida, Trimble
Mixed Reality Solutions for AEC.

Dipa Joshi, Director of Assael Architecture
Smart cities & emerging technologies: Cutting through the noise.

Bruce Bell, Facit Homes
Pre-fabrication has had its day – Digital Construction is the future.

Andrew Watts, Newtecnic
Future Technologies for Architecture, Engineering and Construction (AEC).

Andrei Jipa, ETH Zurich
Smart Concrete.

Stefana Parascho, Gramazio Kohler Research
Cooperative robotics in architecture.

Daniel Schmitter, Mirrakoi SA
Xirus: 3D CAD – From Biomedicine to AEC.

 


 

NXT BLD is organised by AEC Magazine and brings next generation architecture, engineering and construction technologies to life in an exclusive conference and exhibition. These emerging technologies facilitate new ways of designing, enhancing the use of 3D models, applying Artificial Intelligence (AI) and offering new possibilities in digital fabrication and construction.

NXT BLD London took place on 13 June at Congress Centre, London in association with Lenovo. The conference covered innovations in digital fabrication, Virtual and Mixed Reality, design visualisation, AI, Blockchain and lots more.

 

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