Posts Tagged ‘Technology’

The industry needs to change; here’s how to manage it. by RAJAT AGARWA, SHANKAR CHANDRASEKARAN, MUKUND SRIDHAR About 80 per cent of all construction work is still done on-site, but project developers and contractors are deploying new approaches that show promise, such as pre-assembly and robot-assembled construction. ALTHOUGH the construction industry suffers from sluggish productivity growth and relatively […]


BY APRIL GLASER AND RANI MOLLA from RECODE Construction is one of the least-digitized industries in the world, and its productivity is suffering. Dan Kitwood / Getty Construction is a $10 trillion global industry. It’s also mired by waste, severe worker shortages and weak productivity growth — all of which mean the business of building is […]


by Calvin Hennick  from AECBytes. Throughout the world we’re seeing a trend toward the adoption of BIM—Building Information Modeling—across the architecture, engineering and construction [AEC] industries,  as more companies respond to growing requirements for BIM.  Also driving BIM adoption is the realization that a BIM workflow offers benefits in better project team collaboration.  As a […]


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 […]


by Randall Stevens We have to change and get serious about innovation.  If we don’t, someone will do it for us.  That’s not a position you want to find yourself in.  Better to lead than stick your head in the sand or expend energy protecting the status quo. Listening to that interview this week actually […]


by Ian Stewart @ The Teleghaph/Business The world’s first operational police robot stands at attention in downtown Dubai Most of us entertain rather ambivalent feelings about technology. We love the way in which new products and services make our lives easier and more enjoyable. But many of us also worry that the next wave of […]


by Phillip Keane @ Engineers.com Autodesk BIM 360 Ops, according to its blurb, is a “mobile first maintenance management” tool designed to allow contractors and building owners to streamline the handover process, as well as the operations of the building once construction is complete. Formerly known as Autodesk Building Ops, the application allows real time maintenance alerts […]


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BY BIM+ STAFF Leading VR firm Yulio Technologies has launched a new plugin for SketchUp which is claimed to enable 2D architectural renders to be created as rich and immersive VR experiences in just a few clicks and at a fraction of the cost of anything else available. The tool was developed to enable SketchUp users, […]


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