Course Information

Course Structure

Half Day (Part 2)


Piotr Nierobisz


All Levels


Free to MK businesses

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Course Content

About the workshop:

Over the last several years, sustainable construction has become more popular because it boosts productivity while reducing costs and waste. With the help of Augmented Reality (AR) technology, construction workers are able to remove the need for printed materials, making it more economical and efficient by eliminating the cost of paper.

At the same time, workers can get all the necessary data, such as blueprints, manuals, etc., without looking at computer monitors or mobile devices, thus reducing human error and unnecessary accidents that occur when workers constantly look at the screen.

What you will learn:

In this hands-on session, we’ll explore how Mixed Reality headsets can help improve sustainability in the construction industry by enhancing productivity, reducing downtime, improving safety and enhancing sustainability.

We’ll also look deeply at how Mixed Reality headsets can help reduce waste by enabling you to perform 3D measurements virtually, eliminating the need for physical measuring tools. We’ll even see how HoloLens 2 can be used to overlay 3D scanned objects over top of real-world objects!

Who is the course for?

Anybody who’s interested in learning about Hololens 2 technology, by Microsoft,

This technology has created all kinds of new possibilities and we will explore how this technology can be used to improve existing processes in the construction industry.


Workshop Dates

Announcing Part 2 of the Greener Construction workshop series with SkillsHub:MK and MKAI.


Learn about and test Mixed / Augmented Reality Headsets on 27th October 2022, 1 pm – 4 pm at the Chaffron Centre, Milton Keynes!

The world is now a very different place—and so are the ways we can use different technologies for greener and safer construction work. We started the series of workshops in July this year, showcasing Drone Technology and Unmanned Ariel Vehicles (UAV).

Now, it’s time to learn about the benefits of using Hololens 2, the most advanced mixed reality head-mounted glasses optimised for hands-free work, powered by the Windows Mixed Reality platform.

Outcomes you can expect:

Mixed Reality is a representative of an exciting new era in architecture and construction by providing tangible visualisations of projects that can be interacted with, turning the digital into the real.

As digital natives, current generations are highly familiarised with interacting with technology. They have been brought up on computers, tablets, and smartphones—so it makes sense that the next generation of builders and architects will be those who grew up using AR and Virtual Reality (VR) devices.

That’s why now is the time to enhance the ways we visualise our built environment. We are at an exciting point in history where we can imagine anything, build anything, and visualise anything—we literally have the power to shape our world and our future as we wish—and mixed reality devices like HoloLens are helping to make this potential a reality.


Hololens 2, by Microsoft, is a technology that can precisely overlay digital images onto the real world around us. This technology has created all kinds of new possibilities and we will explore how this technology can be used to improve existing processes in the construction industry.

Your Workshops Subject Matter Expert:

Piotr Nierobisz – Creative technologist, freelance XR consultant, cross-platform developer, generative designer, and audiovisual artist. His experience includes 20 years of developing interactive experiences – hosted on the web, various screen-based media, around physical space, in virtual immersive environments and in between. At the moment he works between London and Brighton, providing creative technology services for interactive agencies, universities, game development companies, artists, film studios, and theatres.

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