Steve Fox - General Manager, BIM ConsultingPresents:BIM - An Update from the Leading EdgeSteve Fox is the General Manager of BIM Consulting, a consultancy which supports the strategic planning, and delivery of digital projects across the entire project lifecycle.In this talk, Steve talks through the current best practice implementation of BIM. He discusses the benefits and issues at every stage of a project lifecycle, from the very beginning of a project during the feasibility & business case development, right through to the Handover and the concept of a Digital Information Handbook.The talk is illustrated with the current latest add-ons and plug-ins to allow you to appreciate the power of BIM today.
Professor Gregory Nolan - University of Tasmania
Timber Rich Construction & Pre-Fab
Prof Gregory Nolan is the Director of Sustainable Architecture at the University of Tasmania.
This talk is in two parts. In the first part, his focus is on timber rich construction, establishing a descriptive framework for construction types and methods using timber.
The second part is a project case study, a pre-fabricated multi-residential student housing project on campus in Launceston, Tasmania. This completed project serves to illustrate the benefits of both timber rich construction, as well as the opportunities of pre-fabrication. Both combined in this project leads to an outstanding success!
Matthew Ottley - Managing Associate, Marshall Day Acoustics
Multi-Residential Acoustics + Current BCA Update
In this talk, Matthew Ottley, Managing Associate for Marshall Day Acoustics in Sydney, provides a comprehensive overview of the current BCA and it’s affects on acoustics in multi-unit residential buildings. He also highlights the short comings in this approach for higher end construction.
This is a must do for all architects involved in this sector, and you will have a better appreciation for the factors affecting both external & environmental sound within a dwelling.
Martin Pinson - Integreco
BASIX - Changes & New Targets
Martin Pinson is a qualified environmental engineer, architect and sustainability consultant.
In this talk, he outlines the recent changes to the BASIX requirements and illustrates the impact these will have on new dwellings after 1 July, 2017.
He uses several detailed case studies to provide some empirical measure of these impacts, and provides some ideas for solutions to ensure compliance.