• 28/06/2023

    Leading firms and top world experts, at the new Tomorrow.Building

    Tomorrow.Building World Congress, the new space for debate and commercial exhibition, that aims to transform construction to make it a more sustainable and digitalized industry, has arisen the interest of the industry and its most technological environment. Big companies and experts from all over the world have already confirmed their presence at the event, which will be held together with Smart City Expo World Congress (SCEWC) in the Gran Via venue of Fira Barcelona.

    Companies that are widely known for their disruptive spirit and firm commitment to innovation, such as ABB, Bentley, Drees & Sommer, Samsung C&T Corporation, Schréder and Sener will be among the firms that showcasing their latest innovations to make the construction industry more circular, efficient and resilient.

    The congress will gather opinion leaders such as the architect and engineer Alyssa-Amor Gibbons, who develops environmentally friendly and resilient designs based on the traditional construction methods of her native Barbados; urban planner Carlos Moreno, regarded as the ‘father’ of the concept of the 15-minute city; Helène Chartier, director of Planning and Urban Design in C40 Cities, the global network of the world’s leading cities to tackle the climate change crisis; and Ángela Baldellou, director of the 2030 Observatory of the High Council of Colleges of Architects of Spain.

    Issues such as digital and sustainable construction, the renovation and decarbonisation of buildings, smart buildings and infrastructures, the circular economy, facility management and PropTech will be the core topics of Tomorrow.Building’s keynotes, an event that seeks to contribute to the design of a new construction, one that is less aggressive to the environment and extensive in the use of energy resources.

    Digital and sustainable construction

    The director of Tomorrow.Building World Congress, Ione Ruete, points out that “for three days, Barcelona will bring together the entire ecosystem of new construction to show how BIM, digital twins and robotics can enable the cities of the future to be better and meet the needs of city dwellers, more closely involved in combatting climate change.”

    In addition, the event aims to be a benchmark for innovation in the sector and therefore launches a Call for a Pitch Competition for innovative emerging projects, which will take place on 8 November.

    Tomorrow.Building, together with Tomorrow.Mobility and Tomorrow.Blue Economy, is part of Smart City Expo World Congress 2023, the biggest event in the world focusing on cities and urban innovation, that in 2023 is expecting more than 1,000 exhibitors, representatives of more than 800 cities and 140 countries, and over 25,000 professional visitors.