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Construction Techniques

The race to codify resilience design

January 2, 2018

Via: BDCNetwork

Last November, the International Code Council launched the Alliance for National & Community Resilience for the purpose of developing a whole community benchmark rating system by 2018. The alliance’s members include such heavy hitters as Target and Kaiser Permanente. Two […]

Construction Techniques

The Role of Construction Companies Before, During and After Disaster

December 29, 2017

Via: ConstructConnect

When hurricanes or natural disasters hit an area, efforts turn to disaster relief and cleanup and calls go out to companies that specialize in these areas. The Coast Guard is called, rescue missions are deployed, and The American Red Cross […]

Construction Techniques

Europe’s first 3D printed building (The BOD)

September 8, 2017

Via: Commercial Construction and Renovation

The construction of Europe’s first 3D printed building has begun. 3D Printhuset is 3D printing The BOD building in Copenhagen Harbour. – Fully permitted, in 100% accordance with European norms and standards, and with special attention to the environmental footprint […]

Construction Techniques

System can 3-D print an entire building

April 27, 2017

Via: Construction News ScienceDaily

Structures built with this system could be produced faster and less expensively than traditional construction methods allow, the researchers say. A building could also be completely customized to the needs of a particular site and the desires of its maker. […]

Construction Techniques

Green laser light probes metals for hidden damage

April 10, 2017

Via: Construction News ScienceDaily

The researchers will present their work today at the 253rd National Meeting & Exposition of the American Chemical Society (ACS). “Metals are often subjected to mechanical stress or fatigue that can weaken them structurally, but you can’t tell that just […]

Construction Techniques

Bloomberg announces smart city certification

April 6, 2017

Via: Construction Dive

The Bloomberg initiative comes amid increased investment in gathering data from cities in real time to inform future design and planning decisions. In September 2016, the Obama administration announced plans to invest $80 million in smart city technology, setting its […]