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Construction Techniques

The rise of AI in construction

October 3, 2019

Via: Construction Dive

Construction remains one of the top five industries driving the world economy. Yet until recently, it’s been lagging behind virtually every other sector in the adoption of technology. In this in-depth interview, Dr. Dan Patterson, Chief Design Officer with InEight, […]


Construction Techniques

How BIM technology sets your company apart from the competition

August 15, 2019

Via: Construction Dive

Okland Construction knew it was the underdog in the bid for a $100-million-plus apartment complex project. Unlike its competitors, Okland hadn’t done a project of this type and scale before. But Okland saw an opportunity and decided to go for […]


Construction Processes, Interaction of Expertise

Balfour Beatty wins contract for US convention centre expansion

August 7, 2019

Via: Construction Global

The Fort Lauderdale project will add more than 525,000 square feet of meeting space to the existing convention centre. Upon completion, it will feature over 1.2 million square feet of event space, including 350,000 square feet of contiguous exhibition space, […]


Construction Processes, Design

How Millennials, Gen Z, and technology are changing workplace design

July 12, 2019

Via: BDCNetwork

The evolution of technology and the Internet of Things, in particular, is transforming how and where we work, the ways in which we collaborate, and our daily experiences with colleagues. The entrance of younger generations into the workforce is further […]


Construction Processes, Interaction of Expertise

Current and Emergent Technologies Give Contractors a Competitive Edge

June 19, 2019

Via: ConstructConnect

Contractors are increasingly adopting new technologies to give themselves an edge over the competition. According to a recent study from USG Corp. and the U.S. Chamber of Commerce, 74% of contractors expect to adopt advanced technology within the next three […]


Construction Processes, Interaction of Expertise

Report explores potential for rope-less and multidirectional elevators in tall buildings

June 13, 2019

Via: BDCNetwork

A new report by the Council on Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat (CTBUH) investigates the potential for rope-less and multidirectional elevator cabins for high-rise buildings. The technology runs on a series of seamless loops, powered by magnetic levitation. These rope-less […]


Construction Processes, Interaction of Expertise

Making up for the construction labor shortage with technology

June 5, 2019

Via: Construction Dive

In spite of recovering major ground after the Great Recession, the construction industry is still facing troubling skilled labor shortages, with a lack of qualified candidates stepping up to take over the positions once held by industry veterans nearing retirement […]


Construction Techniques

3 essential technologies for a successful project

April 9, 2019

Via: BDCNetwork

Technology is changing how construction projects are delivered. From utilizing virtual reality to create immersive owner experiences, to capturing and tracking real-time data, technology plays a vital role in delivering consistently successful projects. With what seems like endless options, knowing […]


Construction Processes, Interaction of Expertise, Sustainability

5 Ways Technology Has Improved the Quality and Sustainability of Modern-Day Structures

January 16, 2019

Via: ConstructConnect

There is no denying that technology has altered our lives forever. From the powerful smartphones we carry with us everywhere we go to the satellite systems that guide us in the right direction as we navigate from one place to […]


Construction Techniques

Using Technology to Turn the Tide on Construction Productivity

December 21, 2018

Via: ConstructConnect

If the construction industry is anything—it’s consistent. For roughly 20 straight years, the industry has racked up the “least improved” award for having the lowest annual productivity gains globally of any industry. This means construction is still way less productive […]