The UK’s Construction 2025 vision; SMART BUILDING

UK government aims to invest in smart buildings and digital designs for the Construction 2025 vision

Ceyla Akın
Director of Miracle Engineering&Consultancy

The UK leads the construction industry with the vision set in the Global Construction 2025 report, prepared in partnership with the government and industry.

Global construction production is estimated to rise from about $ 8.5 trillion to $ 12 trillion in 2025

Global Construction 2025, a global forecast for the construction industry to 2025, as sets out five key components to the long-term vision for the industry; people, smart, sustainable, growth and leadership.

Evaluation of the UK Construction Industry Vision and Targets for 2025; Smart Buildings

The most striking subjects are in the 2025 Industrial Strategy report for the construction sector, prepared in partnership with the government and industry in England;

The government aims to invest in smart buildings and digital designs for the Construction 2025 vision.

The UK construction industry has a world-class science and research base that supports the development of innovative solutions. It is aimed to use these solutions throughout the sector in order to achieve the targeted vision of the Strategies.

Global market share for smart integrated city systems projected by 2030 is over £ 200 billion.

Sixth largest market in the green construction industry

The UK has the world’s sixth largest market share in the green construction industry. Approximately 60,000 jobs are expected to be supported by government grants by the insulation industry alone by 2025.

There is a lot of emphasis on UK construction must invest in people and technology to meet the local and global opportunities offered by green construction, smart construction and digital design.

The government has required BIM (Building Information modeling) for all Government contracts purchased centrally since 2016. Therefore, it is urgently expected that the industry will be integrated into this system.

The government’s main commitments to achieve the 2025 goals and vision are:
Creating the UK’s competition in smart construction and digital design with the Digital Built Britain agenda,
It is aimed to collaborate with the academic and research communities for cooperation with the industry, research, development and more.

What is Global Construction Report?

Global Construction 2025, a global forecast for the construction industry to 2025, was published on 1 July 2013 by Global Construction Perspective and Oxford Economics. Construction 2025, Industrial Strategy: government and industry in partnership, setting out its long-term vision for ‘…how industry and, setting out its long-term vision for “…how industry and Government will work together to put Britain at the forefront of global construction…”.

The construction industry is seen as crucial to the long-term success of the UK economy as it includes more than 280,000 businesses and accounts for 3 million jobs (10% of total UK employment).

Global Construction 2025 report proposes;

33% reduction in the initial cost of construction and the whole-life costs of built assets.
50% reduction in the overall time, from inception to completion, for newbuild and refurbished assets.
50% reduction in greenhouse gas emissions in the built environment.
50% reduction in the trade gap between total exports and total imports for construction products and materials.

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