At Lendlease, we have a long and proud history of innovation and creating many industry firsts. We innovate to improve:
- Health, safety and wellbeing
- Customer value and experience
We invest in incremental innovations as well as disruptive innovations, like
Lendlease has achieved five ‘World first’ and three ‘Australia first’ sustainability outcomes.
- Australia’s first carbon neutral precinct
- Australia’s first carbon neutral construction service
- The world’s largest collection of healthy workplaces in one portfolio
- The world’s largest collection of sustainable Senior Homes
- The world’s heathiest timber building
- World's most sustainable real estate fund
- World’s most sustainable stadium
- Australia’s most sustainable community
On 30 June 2020, we launched Lendlease Podium – the first digital property lifecycle platform – to the market. To date, Lendlease Podium has reduced design durations by up to 60%, achieved design resource savings of up to 70%, de-risked projects by identifying and addressing thousands of unresolved design details, and reduced construction durations by months.
Our new modular bathroom system, H³ Wellness Hub, provides restroom facilities on high rise construction sites. It fits into a variety of built environments – specifically engineered to be lifted and hoisted vertically. It’s been rolled out on a number of construction projects in San Francisco, New York City and Chicago and is now available for purchase.
Bankwest Stadium has achieved over 90 per cent waste diversion from landfill, recycling 700 kilograms of soft plastics from new seat covers. In addition, the stadium has transformed the live event experience for their fans from analog to digital with next gen video walls, high quality wi-fi, a 360 degree digital ribbon and a speaker system that includes more than 20 speaker clusters.
Yarrabilba is one of Australia's most innovative master-planned communities and a Lendlease ‘living innovation lab’. It’s the only trial site for CSIRO's Virtual Power Station 2.0 – 67 households participated with some residents saving up to 60% on power bills. We’re also delivering new levels of insight through innovations such as smart poles that record and monitor air quality and noise levels.
This innovative locker is a mobile powered cabinet that allows contractors to safely store power tools, while charging their batteries. Manufactured from a durable and recyclable plastic, it provides six easy to use lockers that are large enough for the various battery bank chargers and provides a protected General Power Outlet for each locker.
Lendlease Podium was recently awarded in the Software category. Fast Company’s 2021 World Changing Ideas Award.
Lendlease has ranked 9th in the Urban Development category on Fast Company’s 2021 Most Innovative Companies list.
Lendlease named a finalist in Fast Company’s 2020 World Changing Ideas Awards in the Asia Pacific region for our wholistic efforts to change what and how we create to be carbon neutral.
25 King, a Lendlease development, took out the top prize for Sustainability, Innovation and Environmental Excellence at the UDIA, Consult Australia and Property Council of Australia Innovation and Excellence Awards.
Lendlease property fund, Australian Prime Property Fund (APPF) Commercial named world’s most sustainable for fifth time. The Fund has grown its net lettable area by 23 per cent over the past six years while simultaneously reducing its carbon footprint by 39 per cent.
Lendlease co-founded the Digital Twin Consortium, a global ecosystem of companies including Microsoft, General Electric and Dell Technologies to accelerate the transformation of our industry via digital twin technology like Lendlease Podium. The consortium coalesces industry, government and academia to drive consistency in vocabulary, architecture, security and interoperability of digital twin technology.
Lendlease led an industry partnership of 30 companies to secure an Australian Federal Government grant ($103 million) to transform the process of design and production of buildings through technology. Building 4.0 CRC is leveraging the latest technologies like Lendlease Podium, including data science and artificial intelligence to enable the application of robotics and digital fabrication to optimise all phases of building delivery.
As the real estate environment evolves, and tenant experience becomes more important than ever, it is critical that we are delivering a best in class experience within our buildings. Connectivity has a vital role to play in delivering our vision for real estate, and is a fundamental driver for our partnership with WiredScore.