Category: Construction Techniques

Construction Techniques

Connected construction in action

May 10, 2021

Via: Construction Dive

Connected construction. It’s a concept that’s as simple and powerful as it sounds: all phases of an organization’s projects and all essential team members – whether behind a desk or behind the controls of an excavator – are seamlessly linked […]

Construction Site Safety, Construction Techniques, Hazards

High-tech machines take skyscraper construction safety to new heights

April 7, 2021

Via: Construction Dive

Two major tall building projects have benefited from robotic-style technology in recent months to speed construction time and keep employees safe while working at height. The project team for the 50 Hudson Yards in New York City relied on an […]

Construction Processes, Construction Techniques, Design

Would You Pay for Virtual Architecture? What the NFT Craze Means for the Future of the Design Profession

April 2, 2021

Via: ArchDaily

If someone tried to sell you a virtual building, would you buy it? That’s right- a virtual building. Not something that will ever be built in the physical world, or something you can occupy, but an image you can look […]

Construction Techniques

4 innovations shaping infrastructure construction

March 24, 2021

Via: Construction Dive

Earlier this month, the American Society of Civil Engineers designated 13 new projects as Infrastructure Gamechangers — groundbreaking projects and programs that represent the latest innovations in transportation, water and energy infrastructure. Located across the country, these projects make use […]

Construction Techniques

Tech 101: 5G networks in construction

March 17, 2021

Via: Construction Dive

If you’re in construction, you’ve probably had this experience, or know someone who has. You spend precious minutes at the beginning of the day downloading your project’s most up-to-date 2D plan or 3D model onto your smartphone or tablet, but […]

Construction Techniques

Boldt Co. unveils modular COVID-19 vaccination unit

February 18, 2021

Via: Construction Dive

The modules can function as individual, free-standing units, or connect with segregated spaces for healthcare workers and patients, Romano Nickerson, principal with Boulder Associates, said in the announcement. “Rather than converting gymnasiums or expo centers into vaccination clinics, VaxMod features […]

Construction Techniques

Construction industry takes first step toward comprehensive US BIM standard

February 10, 2021

Via: Construction Dive

One of the roundtable participants, Adam Matthews, head of the International Stream of the Centre for Digital Built Britain, said that the UK’s national BIM standard was born out of a desire to save money, drive better procurement practices and […]

Construction Techniques

Researcher cracks the hidden strengthening mechanism in biological ceramics

January 6, 2021

Via: Construction News ScienceDaily

Ling Li, an assistant professor in mechanical engineering at Virginia Tech, has found insights into building stronger and tougher ceramics by studying the shells of bivalve mollusks. This perspective is formed by looking at the capacity of the basic mineral […]

Construction Techniques

Looking Beyond BIM in Digital Construction

December 28, 2020

Via: ConstructConnect

Building Information Modeling, I think it’s safe to say, is one of the biggest developments in the construction space in the last 50 years. It gives building projects a central repository of information that helps keep projects running on time, […]

Construction Techniques

Digital Resilience in Construction

December 1, 2020

Via: ENR

2020 has tested the leadership and fortitude of contractors all around the world. With project suspensions, supply chain interruptions, and new safety protocols, the past months have taught us all some new lessons. To learn more about how construction managers […]