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Building Sandpits

October 29, 2019 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am

Free talk

Digital twinning has emerged as a major new approach to design and maintenance in the fourth industrial revolution, transforming the full life cycle of a product. Hear SBRC’s PHD candidate Clayton McDowell discuss how virtual and augmented reality is changing and challenging the building industry.

Clayton led Team UOW during the Desert Rose House project, to compete in the Solar Decathlon Middle East 2018 – the world’s largest sustainable buildings competition.  The team utilised digital twinning technology to help design the house and identify flaws during the process.

This is part of the Smart Squared – a talk fest series.

A series of free talks exploring ideas within commerce, science, technology, society and sustainability.

Smart Squared takes you into the detail of research. Our speakers are carefully chosen trailblazers, disruptors, entrepreneurial types and emerging new talents in all areas of research, brought to Wollongong to talk about big ideas and generate meaningful discussions.

This series puts forward the best, from all corners of the globe, to help flip an issue on its head or find creative answers to commercial questions.


October 29, 2019
10:30 am - 11:30 am
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Sustainable Buildings Research Centre
Squires Way
North Wollongong, NSW 2500 Australia
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Clayton McDowell