We have the tools to transform the way we build – now we need the leadership

Tom Lane NEW with path grey

To overcome the multiple barriers obstructing technological change, we must look to the industry’s own leaders rather than to government

Over the past quarter we have investigated four areas critical for construction’s future success – artificial intelligence, digital, modern methods of construction and net zero materials – to assess what impact these can make. These four key elements are an essential part of the drive to find more efficient ways of delivering better buildings that tread more lightly on the planet.

This investigation is part of the Building the Future Commission, a year-long project looking at radical and challenging ideas that could help to transform the built environment. What do these four areas have to offer the industry?

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