What are the biggest threats and opportunities at construction sector?
What are the biggest changes and strides at construction sector/civil engineering sector now, in near future and in 20 years?
In my opinion, digitalisation and data interpretation are the biggest changes and strides now and in 20 years.
What are the biggest threats and opportunites to the civil engineering sector and construction sector now and in the future?
The biggest threats are energy use and material scarcity. Then, the biggest opportunities are application of cyber physical systems - sensors and
adaptive structures and systems.
What countries are in leading roles at construction sector and/or civil engineering sector and why?
Scandinavian countries are in leading roles due to their early adoption of digitalisation. Otherwise Switzerland for asset management and Singapore for smart cities.
Swiss Federal Institute of Technology - Zürich, Ian Smith
Keynote speaker, ICCCBE 2018