Open Forum

Scanning technology is moving rapidly from high powered scanning stations to hand held devices.  Point cloud (and other) formats can be commissioned or collected by the user.  What techniques and softwares are used to collect 3D data and how can these be used in conjunction with Archicad?  What do we (as architects) need and what do we want from our software.

Low Carbon Retrofit of UK Housing

The UK Government have pledged to reduce energy use and carbon dioxide output from heating Britain’s housing.  Decarbonisation by 2035 is a serious challenge and the design industry must respond at scale.  Constructive Thinking will talk around our efforts to improve the fabric of hundreds of houses and our plans to scale up over the coming years.