Swissbau Focus is an event and networking format that Swissbau implements in cooperation with industry associations, organisations, universities and the media; it has been staged since 2012. The topics of energy, education, densification and building lifecycles are long-term focal points. A range of specialist competences are conveyed in around 60 panel discussions and workshops and also in Guided iTours. At the same time, the events promote networking between the individual topics, exhibitors and participants. The Swissbau Focus Partners will be present in person in the lounges in Hall 1.0 South and will also have information points.
«Technology to the rescue?»
Each edition of Swissbau Focus is now centred around a specific theme and, for 2016, this is «Technology to the rescue?». New technical equipment and the new technologies that are used in construction work in Switzerland, and also technically-oriented systems, wield a great deal of power. They are credited with being able to make their mark on the future – and particularly on building – in both a creative and rational manner. People rely on them. Yet, at the same time, technology imposes specifications, gives rise to requirements, places constraints on those who are building and restricts freedom and creativity. To what extent is technology coming to our rescue – and where do we need to rescue ourselves from technology? Over the five days of the fair, the Swissbau Focus Partners will be looking into these questions together with acknowledged experts from Switzerland and abroad.
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