Posts Tagged ‘Information’

by Justin Cotton A sound and reliable way of avoiding disputes for architects is to ensure that key communications are habitually made in writing, rather than being confined to verbal discourse. Many a dispute involving architects could have been avoided if the “paper trail” had been better maintained. This applies to cost forecasts before extra […]

By Architectsforsocialhousing On Thursday, 22 June, 2017, in response to the Grenfell Tower fire the previous week, Architects for Social Housing held an open meeting in the Residents Centre of Cotton Gardens estate in Lambeth. Around 80 people turned up and contributed to the discussion – residents, housing campaigners, journalists, lawyers, academics, engineers and architects. Below […]

Artículo publicado en India Times. Bid to build house in 24 hours missed by a whisker Jul 17, 2017 HIGHLIGHTS A Bengaluru based company tried to build a three-bedroom house in 24 hours. After completing 80% of the work, the company, specializing in rapid construction and building innovation technology, took much more time to complete 20% […]

by Samuel McNerney Embodied cognition, the idea that the mind is not only connected to the body but that the body influences the mind, is one of the more counter-intuitive ideas in cognitive science. In sharp contrast is dualism, a theory of mind famously put forth by Rene Descartes in the 17th century when he claimed […]

Planning, designing, constructing, maintaining, repairing, & decommissioning large infrastructure is complicated and expensive and involves hundreds of stakeholders. Being able to juggle this in a cost effective way requires the ability to record and interpret large volumes of information in a timely manner. This need has always existed but recent advancements in technology have enabled […]

By Randall Newton PDF3D, graphics conversion and report-creation technology for science and engineering, has added new support for surface visual effects, such as created by scanning drones. The update supports end-users and developers working with 3D data in the fields of manufacturing, geospatial and mining, but also those who work with scanned data, drone images […]

By David Capener Then while the fire still burned — the questions about cladding, fire regulations; the architects website offline, the contractor saying that everything had been built in compliance with current regulations and every few hours the alarm sounds in the fire station next-door to my office, followed by a muffled automated voice and […]

by Ryan Cameron   Techniques for Data-Driven Design Analysis Digital tools that create and assess data have taken our industry by storm. When implemented correctly, these technologies can greatly provide answers to problems your projects are facing. Is your team interested in finding ways to have data help drive decisions? Have you looked into data […]

by Dr. Bilal Succar | Change Agents + Information Management in Construction The need for more responsive roles

by Kimon Onuma @ BIMStorm Within our lifetime, we have seen amazing advancements in technology that dramatically change how we work and live. Much of this has even occurred within the last 5 to 10 years. One of the most exciting aspects of this trend is when radical, new, disruptive approaches are invented to tackle […]