The Conference “Strategy for the Sustainable Future of Construction” was held on 15 December, at Alfândega do Porto. This conference was organised by BUILT CoLAB under the FoC – Future of Construction project and aimed to present its final results, as well as discuss key aspects for the future of the construction sector: Digitalisation, Innovation, Sustainability and Professional Qualification.
To this end, the consultancies that conducted the studies were present: Deloitte, Fi Group, 3drivers and EY, represented by Miguel Taborda, Ivo Pavia, António Lorena and Inês Vaz Pereira. João Moutinho, from BUILT CoLAB, also had the opportunity to participate, presenting the project globally.
Carlos Mineiro Aires, President of the Higher Council for Public Works, Ana Paula Santos, Vice-President of the Architects’ Association, Ricardo Gomes, Vice-President of AICCOPN, and Nandin de Carvalho, President of the Portuguese Association of Designers and Consultants, as well as the recorded intervention of Fernando de Almeida Santos, President of the Engineers’ Association, and the moderation of António Larguesa, journalist from the newspaper Jornal Digital ECO.
About the FoC project:
FoC – Future of Construction is a SIAC project (Collective Actions Support System, co-financed by COMPETE 2020, through Portugal 2020 and the European Regional Development Fund) led by BUILT CoLAB that aims to define the strategy for the Twin Transition of the AEC sector, based on four structural vectors: Digitalize, Transform, Preserve and Qualify. It intends to implement a structured action plan that promotes digital transformation, carbon neutrality, circular economy, innovation and qualification and certification of skills. This conference is the final event of the project, with the presentation of the main results achieved.
More information about this project is available on the website at https://futureofconstruction.pt/.