A host of artificial-intelligence startups are riding a wave of venture funding to transform the way jobsites track project progress and measure efficiency
These are the developments that are moving the construction industry forward.
This Montreal-based company is pushing facilities managers to embrace artificial intelligence to optimise a building’s energy output
A sponsor is someone who supports and promotes a change initiative, and the difference between a good and a bad one can make or break a company’s success
The built environment generates more than a third of the U.K.’s carbon emissions. Confronting its role in accelerating climate change is a priority for the construction industry.
The world is awash with modern technology, but engineers and designers aren’t averse to referring to the natural world for inspiration, using biomimicry to make construction and other sectors more efficient and sustainable
Getting workers to adopt new technology or change a process or behaviour is never easy, but construction leaders can make it easier with this model
Inflatable structures are paramount in construction. Can origami offer such deployable components new inspiration?
As climate change continues to dominate the news, social and business agenda, architects and developers are increasingly seeking to deliver biodiversity in construction —giving back to nature—and have minimal impact on the environment, both in construction and operation.
The U.K. government might have launched its National Infrastructure Strategy in the middle of a pandemic, but nothing should detract from the fact that it is one of the most ambitious set of projects to boost the country’s roads, underpasses, railways and broadband networks in a generation.
Concern around climate change and a desire to construct more sustainable buildings is driving the construction industry to deliver a built environment that has less impact on the world around it. The increased use of timber in tall buildings is part of this process.