Rendering: Reconstruct Inc.
Reconstruct’s AI and digital twin capabilities provide indoor/outdoor views for project stakehold...read more
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Instead of debating about whether machines can design, why don’t we ask, What if they could? How...read more
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ABC members increased training spending 45% from 2013, according to a new report.
Construction teams and facilities managers can now drill down into rich BIM data in an easy-to-use 2D interface or 3D environment. Rendering: PlanGrid
One of the construction industry’s most widely-used mobile technologies makes critical data acces...read more
A rendering of the 70-acre Seaport San Diego redevelopment, for which the owner's rep Gafcon is applying Digital Twin technology to manage the construction process. Courtesy Gafcon
One leading owner’s rep is pushing that idea with its “OneModel” BIM-sharing approach.
Jesse Devitte is among the coterie of savvy venture capitalists who saw gold in those AEC hills. McKinsey & Company estimates that investors pumped more than $10 billion into “contech” startups between 2000 and 2017. Illustration: Cathy LePenske, BD+C
Jesse Devitte is among the prescient venture capitalists who’ve bet on the AEC industry finally c...read more
If and when AI drives the entire process of design, construction, and operation, buildings could become exponentially smarter with resources, money, time, and performance. Illustration: stock.adobe.com/SMSka
If and when AI drives the entire process of design, construction, and operation, buildings could...read more
NBBJ's Design Performance Group leaders, from left, are Nate Holland, Peter Alspach, and Margaret Montgomery. Image: NBBJ
The firm also wants to advance energy efficiency in its projects.
BD+C's third-annual Accelerate AEC Innovation Conference (May 13-14, NYC) will explore A...read more
A new breed of data tools creates a valuable opportunity for the next wave of BIM and facilities management, one where “pure data” is at the center.
A new breed of data tools creates a valuable opportunity for the next wave of BIM and facilities...read more
This is the first in a series by Lance Hosey, FAIA, on how automation is disrupting design and co...read more
A 21-foot-long shipping container houses a mobile additive manufacturing “toolbox” that includes two Panasonic robots that can 3D print, weld, cut, and polish. The unit’s transportability to jobsites could make it ideal for producing bespoke spare parts in the field. Courtesy of Autodesk
Prototype mobile 3D printing shop aims to identify additive manufacturing applications for constr...read more
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In this free 60-minute webinar, Keith Alcorn of FARO Technologies will talk about the concept of...read more
The software allows users to see validated results for hundreds of proven energy-efficiency options in real time.
The proprietary energy analysis tool is open for use by the public.
Speakers take the stage at the 2018 Accelerate AEC! conference, May 10, 2018, in Chicago. More than 150 AEC professionals attended the event. Photo: BD+C
This high-energy forum will deliver 20 game-changing business and technology innovations from the...read more
In her talk at Accelerate Live! 2018, micro-buildings design expert Aeron Hodges, AIA, Senior Designer/Manager Stantec Architecture, explored the key drivers of the micro-buildings movement, and how the trend is spreading into a wide variety of building typologies. Photo: BD+C
BD+C’s second annual Accelerate Live! AEC innovation conference (May 10, 2018, Chicago)...read more
Measuring 33 inches wide, the delivery robots can travel on sidewalks and can carry payloads weighing up to 77 lbs. Photo courtesy thyssenkrupp
“With driverless delivery robots, we could fill a gap and get spare parts from our warehouses to...read more
Staging should be used to support the client’s goals. This rendering for a spec office client was designed to target young, trendy tenants. Rendering: TILTPIXEL
3D artist Ramy Hanna offers guidelines and tricks-of-the-trade to ensure that project artwork is...read more
The map includes easily accessible and detailed information on each of the nearly 34,000 historic buildings within the city’s 141 historic districts.
The New York City Landmarks Preservation Commission launched a new, enhanced version of its inter...read more
The facility’s roof consists of 3,000 tons of structural steel that support a PTFE membrane. The PTFE fabric is suspended from 430-foot-long structural steel trusses that support an array of structural steel v-columns. Design architect Populous designed the roof form and then worked in tandem with Walter P Moore to create the roof’s structure and subdivide it into trusses. All images and renderings courtesy Populous
The project team employed Revit, Rhino, Grasshopper, Kangaroo, and a host of other software appli...read more
Rendering courtesy SGA
287 Park Avenue South is a nine-story Classical Revival building previously known as the United C...read more