Klout closes this week: are we now living in the world Klout built?

@klout May 10 To all of our fans: after careful consideration we have decided to shut down the Klout website & the Klout Score. This will happen on May 25, 2018. It has been a pleasure serving you, and thank you for your ongoing support over the years. Details here: lith.tc/2wtAAEp Klout came into the world […]

The Connected Construction Generation

F U T U R E S T O R A T I V E  Extract Page 139 CHAPTER SEVEN: A DIGITALLY FUELLED RESTORATIVE FUTURE  The rise of social media has led to a communications shift in the way construction industry professionals share information and participate in conversations. In many ways, this new social dimension […]

Sustainability through Diversity

On the 14th october I presented the above pecha kucha to Be2Camp Be2campOxon event on Ada Lovelace Day, taking the perspective of a young Ada, looking to a career in construction, in sustainability, in IT, in BIM, and the challenges she may face. Not only a glass ceiling but perhaps a triple glazed ceiling. Initial […]

Co-collaboration

So what is co-collaboration? In a recent publication, Towards New Innovative Collaborations, on recent blog posts, and I dare say in workshops and presentations,  I have used the term co-collaboration. It’s a clumsy term I know, one I have been taken to task on and one that needs clarification, but in my mind, describes the emerging collaboration brought […]

Be2Camp at Green Build Expo

Social Media meets Sustainability – From Mindfulness to Oculus Rift  Be2camp returns to Green Build Expo in Manchester this May – this time on the main arena stage with probably the best yet line up of social media meets sustainability shorts. Below is our exciting agenda for the afternoon, but as with all things be2camp a degree of flexibility and […]

BIM: Gaming Down Barriers

I had the opportunity to experience the gamers device, the Oculus Rift, at a recent Lancashire Construction Best Practice Club event on BIM, courtesy of Vin Sumners from Clicks and Links, taking a virtual tour through the Manchester Town Hall linked to the BIM model for that project. Interesting to see then that Second Life […]

Construction virtual trade show for Europe

Save money!  Reduce CO2 emissions!  and visit leading innovative sustainable construction solutions and projects from across the European continent. UPDATE: Construction21 Chapters and Green Building Councils from France, Spain, Italy, Poland, Croatia, Romania, Serbia, Ireland, Lithuania, Latvia and Montenegro have joined Construction21EXPO, with many more to be announced shortly. Construction21EXPO EUROPE be held the 18th & […]

ConstructCO2 wins social media award at #Be2Awards

Delighted that ConstructCO2 picked up a social media Be2Award  yesterday for the best ‘internet of things’, location-based or mobile app. “Runner-up a few years back, ConstructCO2 has now moved on considerably. It has matured its monitoring of Construction Carbons at project, offices and company levels. It is now operating globally with projects in the UK, Europe, […]

Construction21EXPO – the first virtual tradeshow for Green Buildings for the whole of EUROPE!

The “business case” for green buildings is understood by many of Europe’s leading project developers. Now we need to quickly enable design, construction and management teams to deliver the expected results for green new construction and renovation projects. Construction21EXPO will bring together, in a cost efficient manner, green building investors, designers, solution providers and the many other important stakeholders in […]

Green Vision for Social Media at Green Build Expo

Be2Camp returns to Greenbuild Expo in May with Green Vision. This year’s session, taking place on 8th May at Manchester Central from 1pm, will be the most exciting  yet, with an amazing line-up of speakers (see below for programme). GreenBuild Expo itself attracts over 4,000 built environment professionals and takes place on 8th and 9th […]