Smart Thinking

WSP

The spaces we work, play and recover in need to get smarter to meet the demands of savvy consumers, growing populations and to attract the best talent. Buildings need to serve, learn and inform, all the while arming us with actionable data to better adapt and compete.

To better understand how Smart can transform real estate into a driver for strategic value that that provides optimal performance and make users happier and healthier, we’ve created the Smart Thinking podcast series.

All Episodes

We summarise what we have learnt from the previous podcasts and take you through our story of Smart.

Oct 2019

8 min 23 sec

Matthew Marson talks to Diba Salam, founder of Studio DS, about how architecture and Smart are becoming more intertwined.

Apr 2019

9 min 33 sec

In this podcast you will hear about forward thinking projects to best illustrate where we are going to in the future and how we are helping strategize.

Apr 2019

7 min 41 sec

Garold Todd tells us how everyone is talking about Smart in the Middle East and how they are open to pushing the boundaries.

Apr 2019

7 min 10 sec

Guest host Nicola Hammer speaks to Jay Wratten about smart stadia and how we are reshaping the way we approach sports projects.

Apr 2019

10 min 33 sec

Roneel Singh from WSP Australia discusses converged networks as a fundamental building block of a smart ecosystem.

Apr 2019

9 min 27 sec

Improving the lives of people that live in the city. Julie Alexander talks about how Cities want to be the Smartest, most digital, and most innovative.

Apr 2019

12 min 54 sec

Jonathan Jones and John McDermott talk to us about blockchain and how it may run our buildings and cities in the future.

Apr 2019

13 min 10 sec

Talking about the appification of everything via live link from Melbourne with Henry Okraglik. We can now use our smart phones to connect with buildings and set personal preferences via an application.

Apr 2019

8 min 6 sec

We are discussing artificial intelligence with Chlump Chatkupt the founder and CEO of PlaceMake.io. Chlump explains what artificial intelligence actually means and how it applies to the built environment.

Apr 2019

9 min 22 sec

How do you take physical, digital and human assets in infrastructure and combine them to drive an outcome that is predictable? We are talking about platforms, the digital glue that brings everything all together with IBM’s Paul Russell.

Apr 2019

11 min 21 sec

With smart technology on the way, it is security that has to be the enabler for a better way of using a building.

Apr 2019

14 min 31 sec

In this podcast we are talking about security with Peter Richards, giving us insights into security risk management and technical security system design.

Apr 2019

10 min 32 sec

A Smart Building is more than simply offering an app! We are talking about new business models for developers with Jay Wratten.

Apr 2019

12 min 12 sec

Our guest host Tom Smith quizzes Matthew Marson about the drivers for strategic value when considering a Smart Building.

Apr 2019

12 min 56 sec

In this podcast we discuss with Conor Clarke as to how ethics are more important than ever in a world of machines making decisions.

Apr 2019

11 min 33 sec

How does digital wellness link to Smart Buildings? A smart healthy building is centred around us. We can make our own decisions about aspects of the buildings air, lighting and more.

Apr 2019

12 min 37 sec

Matthew Marson speaks to Evelyn Hogan about what location services are and how they can help clients. Evelyn gives us examples of exciting technology that is being used today.

Apr 2019

7 min 40 sec

Output matters! Steve Jarvis tells us why there is so much focus on productivity at present especially in the workplace.

Apr 2019

9 min 3 sec

Joining from Dallas and Toronto, we speak to Nolan Rome and Kevin Cassidy about all things Smart within a hospital.

Apr 2019

11 min 31 sec

How can a physical building provide the community your employees need? We are talking about what it is like to work in within a Smart Building with Miguel Sosa.

Apr 2019

12 min 21 sec

Have you ever wondered how to operate a Smart Building? Anindya Biswas tells us how.

Apr 2019

11 min 54 sec

Going forward smart lighting and Smart Buildings will be fully intertwined. Jay Wratten, an award-winning lighting designer and Smart Building Strategist tells us about smart lighting solutions.

Apr 2019

11 min 12 sec

Milesh Patel discusses heating, ventilation and air conditioning analytics within a building. This involves the physical assets and also the data resulting to detect faults before they occur.

Apr 2019

7 min 53 sec

Tom Hollis explores design and digital services and tells us his opinion on where we are going wrong.

Apr 2019

14 min 58 sec

Nick Offer talks about how buildings are coming to life. There is an awful lot that will change and therefore buildings need to be designed differently through digital processes. Nick gives us a great example through a new piece of software that has been developed.

Apr 2019

9 min 21 sec

Kamran Moazami and Jane Richards discuss how engineering is changing. Interaction is changing and the need to better understand and ideate solutions to get a better experience from the building.

Apr 2019

8 min 37 sec

In this episode we look at the complexities of creating a Smart Building along with the pitfalls. Matthew Marson covers eight reasons why a Smart Building could go wrong.

Mar 2019

7 min 2 sec

Matthew Marson discovers how you can use a Smart Building to create value for your business. Smart Buildings are not just for large companies, in fact they work across residential, communities, cities and more.

Mar 2019

6 min 59 sec

Have you ever thought about what a Smart Building is? Matthew Marson introduces some of the challenges, the link to productivity, and how actionable intelligence can be derived from a Smart Building.

Mar 2019

5 min 59 sec