User-centered Buildings, Supported by Technology

Organisations, institutions and the construction industry are undergoing digital transformation at varying rates. Users are coming to building environments with ever increasing expectation of personalised technology integration. Building environments will continue to be more personalised, agile and data driven.

Mike will talk about Digital Enablement specification, with a software model design and implementation approach for Intelligent Buildings.
Mike will discuss some of the dangers around technology investment and the necessity for a coherent early strategy to support change. What is user-centred design and is it doable?
Technology-driven buildings, or user-centred buildings, supported by technology?


Mike Bedford, Technical Director at Hoare Lea

D2 management 13:00

Mike leads the Hoare Lea Intelligent Buildings Group as Technical Director.
Mike has a broad range of past experience and has particular strengths in innovative technology concept design, user interfaces, systems control integration and visitor experience design, with an in-depth knowledge of on site engineering and commissioning. Mike has a sharp focus on a user's experience of a space and its technology and a particular interest in an integrated design approach for networked building technology. Mike is a long standing advocate and practitioner of the user-centred design approach.