Date: 2 November 2015
Source: Batimat

Date: 2 November 2015

Spearheading the digital revolution in the construction industry.   Batimat 2015 embraces the digital revolution BATIMAT, taking place from 2 to 6 November 2015 at Paris Nord Villepinte Exhibition Centre, will address the major challenges facing the constr uction industry, in particular the digital revolution which affects all segments and trades.The aim is to show visitors that digital tools offe r concrete solutions that can not only lead to successful new-build and renovation projects but also significantly reduce maintenance and operating costs throughout lifecycle of the bui lding and beyond, when it comes to redevelopment. In response to this massive technological leap forward , which the French housing minister Sylvia Pinel describes as a “genuine revolution”, Batimat will provide solutions to the issues facing the industry, bringing all these new technologies together for the first time as part of a holistic approach covering all aspects from design to operat ion .

New in 2015: The Building of the Future area (Hall 5B) – all you need to know about tomorrow's technologies!

The Building of the Future area will showcase the new solutions and prototypes destined to become tomorrow's standards in the construction industry.

Conceived under the patronage of the Digital Transi tion in Construction Plan (PTNB), its aim is to inform visitors of the digital standards that will come in to force in 2019 and give professionals a preview of the future, showing them how digital technology will affect the construction industry in 2025 . It will recreate a real visitor itinerary, taking a market and sector- oriented approach, with the emphasis on the solutions available to the industry and, ultimately, the end user. The 330 m² space will be organised in several zones :

- DEMONSTRATION AREA with a flight demonstration cage for UAVs, which will show on-screen images of building heat loss, topographic surveys, aerial photographs converted to 360° photo spheres, a fab-lab with 3D printer, laser scanner and interactive tab le and an augmented reality room allowing visitors to truly experience the technology.

- BUSINESS AREA with several start-ups presenting their products, including sensors, connected objects for building, wireless technologi es, data processing, big data, energy efficiency, smart thermostats and lighting, geoloca tion and 3D imaging/printing, and a workshop and networking area for product demonstrations, with the opportunity t o meet various experts, in association with Mediaconstruct .

- INSTITUTIONAL AREA with the presence of the PTNB, Untec, FFB, CAPEB, C STB, CINOV, UNSFA and Mediaconstruct.

- BIM challenge open to students The Building of the Future area will also host a ch allenge open to students and professionals. Participants are encouraged to think about their id eas before the show and give free rein to their creativity in coming up with design ideas for the b uilding of the future. All the projects will be displayed in the Building of the Future area and br ought to the attention of our media and the trade press. Visitors will vote for their favourite proje ct to determine a daily winner. At the close of the exhibition, a jury of experts will meet to decide t he overall winner and prizes will be awarded the same afternoon. All participants, whether they are shortlisted or ultimately win the competition, will have a real opportunity to demonstrate their creati vity and know-how, and benefit from a high- profile media event to launch their future career.

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