PracticeFuture Forty

Future Forty

In 2017 Hilson Moran is celebrating its fortieth anniversary. In recognition of this achievement the practice is producing a year of events and initiatives which look forward to our next 40 years in design and construction, and consider how the industry will look in 40 years’ time. 

Future Forty celebrates innovation and communication, asking questions about the state of design and exploring modern methods of construction, new technologies and design tools.

A Pecha Kucha-style debate asks the question ‘VR: Design Tool of the Future or Marketing Gimmick?’ While our Emerging Technologies Hackathon Series will delve into the possibilities offered to our industry by new innovations: How will wearables be used to make our buildings more efficient and improve the wellbeing of their occupiers? How will autonomous vehicles impact upon the built environment?

In our Qatar and UAE offices, we will be looking at how advances in engineering are allowing us to design comfortable environments in this region, inside and out, while in Cambridge a panel discussion will explore the pros and cons of smart design and the Internet of Things.

Looking to develop our future engineers, a design competition asks engineering students to imagine how design and construction will change over the next 40 years, with the winning entrant awarded a work placement on Hilson Moran’s Research and Development Team.

Looking to develop our future engineers, a design competition asks engineering students to imagine how design and construction will change over the next 40 years, with the winning entrant awarded a work placement on Hilson Moran’s Research and Development Team.

Cementing Hilson Moran’s commitment to the North over the next 40 years and beyond, our Manchester office has relocated in 2017. Situated in the newly refurbished Neo Building, in Manchester’s City Centre, we are delighted that our new home is in a building of our own design, with a fit out designed to meet WELL standards.

For further information on our programme or to participate in any of our events, please email our Marketing and Communications team: futureforty@hilsonmoran.com

 

Hilson Moran @HilsonMoran

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