Buildings of tomorrow

Buildings of tomorrow - the smart buildings podcast

Talking about the market trends and innovations that are making the smart buildings of the future possible
Buildings of Tomorrow

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Buildings of Tomorrow

The smart buildings podcast series for consultants, architects and industry stakeholders.

The latest topics. The most important innovations.

Jon Lester will be joined by industry experts to discuss the smart buildings of the future. Buildings that are safer, more sustainable, provide healthier and more productive environments and become active contributors to success of its stakeholders.


"We'll discuss the market trends shaping the industry, and the innovators leading the charge towards smart buildings that can interact with their occupants, learn from them and ultimately adapt to their changing needs" says Jon Lester, the host of Buildings of tomorrow.


If you want to stay up to date on the topics that shape your business, Buildings of tomorrow is the ideal source of information to keep you on the forefront of the construction industry.

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The future of the building industry

Building Information Modeling (BIM) is revolutionizing the building industry. Wolfgang Haas, principle expert for BIM at Siemens Smart Infrastructure, joins Jon Lester for a chat about one of the industry’s most exciting topics.



A new understanding of people productivity

Our understanding of people productivity is changing profoundly. Flexible offices, the merging of work and private life and the role of the building itself are key elements to understanding this change. Franziska Dolak, Innovation Manager at Siemens Smart Infrastructure, talks about a fresh approach towards people productivity.

The Digital Twin: adding value across the entire lifecycle

Throughout the planning and construction phase, the Digital Twin fills many rolls to realize value for all stakeholders. But it’s through the operation phase where the Digital Twin can make the largest impact. By bringing together static and dynamic data, the Digital Twin can deliver significant improvements in building performance. Markus Winterholer walks us through the phases of the Digital Twin and how it enables us to operate buildings in new, more efficient ways.

Data Analytics: Making better, transparent and scalable decisions

Data analytics is a well-known term in everyday life. But what does data analytics mean in the building industry, and what opportunities can it provide? Tyson Soutter, Global Business Development Manager for Digitalization at Siemens Smart Infrastructure, discusses what data analytics really does and how it can improve the way we operate buildings. 

Cyber security: the industry changes demanding a stronger focus in buildings

There are the different market trends in the construction industry which are driving the importance of cyber security. Frederik De Meyer Vice President of IOT and Software at Siemens Smart Infrastructure (Building Products?) shows us the importance of cyber security and the challenges it brings with it. 

Hydronics: a key topic for the smart buildings of tomorrow

Hydronics is an essential part of every building. Chris Kopp, Hydronics and HVAC Theory Expert, explains us the meaning of hydronics and the respective hydronic circuits and shows us some interesting best practice examples of the building industry. 

Room automation: key for buildings occupants' health and productivity

Room automation is key for protecting and enhancing the occupants' health as well as increasing productivity at the same time. Jonathan Copley Marketing Manager for Room automation at Siemens Smart Infrastructure shows us the importance of room automation guiding us through the four pillars of healthy and productive rooms.