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See Who's Coming to 'Constructing our World': Lloyd Rubidge, South Africa

Posted on Monday 06 March, 2017

Lloyd Rubidge is a Registered Architect and Director at Van Der Merwe Miszewski Architects (VDMA) in South Africa.
 
Lloyd is an Architect who has long held an interest in the combination of contemporary technologies with sustainable ideas and practices. He has...

See Who's Coming to 'Constructing our World': Steve Hansen, New Zealand

Posted on Tuesday 28 February, 2017

The ‘Constructing our World - People, Performance, Purpose’ conference will run from 22-24 March 2017 and is being hosted by the New Zealand Institute of Building (NZIOB) in collaboration with the Australian Institute of Building (AIB) and the Singapore Institute...

See Who's Coming to 'Constructing our World': Dr Helena Lidelow, Sweden

Posted on Tuesday 28 February, 2017

Dr Helena Lidelow is the Platform Manager at Lindbacks (www.lindbacks.se), Sweden’s leader in industrialised construction of apartment buildings. Helena believes that a “systems builder must manage technology, the building process, and the business situation simultaneously. The balance between the three...

See Who's Coming to 'Constructing our World': Kristin Brookfield, Australia

Posted on Tuesday 28 February, 2017

Kristin Brookfield is the Chief Executive Industry Policy at the Housing Industry Association (HIA) in Australia. Kristin has over 20 years’ experience in planning, building and environmental regulation, and has worked in local and state government in NSW, specialising in...

See Who's Coming to 'Constructing our World': Mark Sawyer, USA

Posted on Tuesday 28 February, 2017

Mark Sawyer is Director of Industry Strategy for Construction, at Trimble in the United States.  Mark joined Trimble in 2012 as a result of its acquisition of Vico Software where he was President & CEO. Before Vico, he was President...

'Farsight Report' report to be presented at 'Constructing our World'

Posted on Tuesday 17 January, 2017

One of the goals for ‘Constructing our World’ is to showcase global construction technology and innovation trends. One organisation that has undertaken a significant study into this topic is Australia’s Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation (CSIRO). 

CSIRO's 2016 ‘Farsight Report’...

'Constructing our World'. A Global forum launched in New Zealand

Posted on Tuesday 17 January, 2017

‘Constructing our World’ is the realisation of a vision seeded at a meeting in Sydney in August 2015. That meeting was the inaugural Tripartite talks between the New Zealand Institute of Building (NZIOB), the Australian Institute of Building (AIB), and...

NZIOB Charitable Trust launches scholarship, and fundraising events

Posted on Tuesday 17 January, 2017

2016 milestones for the NZIOB Charitable Trust included the creation of the Trust’s own website (www.nziobcharitabletrust.org.nz), and the addition of three high-profile construction industry leaders (Graham Stanage, Chris Hunter, and Phil Brosnan) as trustees.
 
With that preparation, the stage is now set for...

Review/Preview of 2016/2017

Posted on Tuesday 17 January, 2017

2016 represented a year that the NZIOB reached a new level of maturity as we took the opportunity to leverage off our 30+ year history and unique ‘broad-church’ membership base, to widen the lens of what we are looking to achieve as...

International Conference 2017

Posted on Tuesday 18 October, 2016

In collaboration with the Australian Institute of Building (AIB) and the Singapore Institute of Building (SIBL), the NZIOB is pleased to announce that the three institutes have agreed to stage biennial international construction conferences from 2017.

The first of those biennial...