Be2camp is for people interested in openly sharing how the latest web and mobile applications and web design techniques (Web 2.0 - blogs, Twitter, Wikis, etc) can help build a better, more sustainable built environment - planning, design, construction, occupation and management of buildings, services, landscape, etc.
Events - In October 2008, the first 'unconference' focused on Web 2.0 and the built environment, was held in London. Since then, independently and with partners, we've held over 40 further events (sharing literally 100s of presentations) - in Birmingham, Colchester, Dundee, Leeds, Liverpool, London and Manchester - and in 2011 we held the first Be2Awards.
Save money! Reduce CO2 emissions! and visit leading innovative sustainable construction solutions and projects from across the European continent.
UPDATE: Construction21 Chapters and Green Building Councils from France, Spain, Italy, Poland, Croatia, Romania, Serbia, Ireland, Lithuania, Latvia and Montenegro have joined Construction21EXPO, with many more to be announced shortly.
Construction21EXPO EUROPE be held the 18th & 19th of February 2014 and will bring together 500 exhibitors and 20,000 participants including architects, engineers, project managers, investors, and other essential stakeholders.
Exhibitors will be able to reach the most active green building professionals across Europe with a very small investment. Exhibitors can gather high quality sales leads from EXPO visitors from both existing and new markets for sustainable construction…Continue
Next Tuesday 15th October sees the first ever #Be2campOxon at Cornerstone Arts Centre in Didcot. This event has been brewing in my head for a few years and I was finally persuaded by Martin Brown back in March to set a date. Seven months seemed a generous time-scale when we agreed the date but it has come round alarmingly fast.
I have to admit that part of my motivation is a bit selfish as some of the best events I've ever attended have been run my Be2camp and I wanted one right on my doorstep. Didcot is home to the wonderful Cornerstone Arts centre designed by William Ellis Architects who also worked on the Baltic Centre and it struck me as an ideal venue for a Be2camp event.…Continue
On behalf of Simons Group, Izy Hodgkinson was presented with the 2013 Be2Award for best use of Twitter yesterday at the company's new offices in Windmill Street, central London.
Lincoln-based Simons Group has been actively pursuing a policy of reducing its carbon footprint, achieving a 66% reduction since 2008. Izy highlighted the company's partnership with Marks & Spencer to deliver the award-winning Cheshire Oaks development as a key stage in the company's adoption of social media:
"It was the first project where we used Facebook and Twitter…Continue