Speed has become paramount in the increasingly competitive industry, says Bantrel Co. project engineer Duane Gingras, making digital tools like Bluebeam essential for success.
Architects have long sought to design buildings that suited occupants’ needs, as well as being aesthetically pleasing. Lately, the built environment has acknowledged the need to create buildings which cater for occupants’ needs in more ways than one
Digital tools can deliver a new level of site logistics effectiveness that will give your operations a boost not just in the planning stages but throughout a project
Researchers at the University of Kitakyushu in Japan found that chopped up cleaned nappies can replace up to 10% of the composite material in a concrete mix for structural use in single-storey buildings and as much as 40% in non-structural and architectural components
The virtual metaverse is set to make a significant impact on the construction industry, particularly among architects and designers, who will relish the opportunity to collaborate with ease, see the limits of design pushed further than ever and take clients on a journey through a project before its groundbreaking.
Companies across the construction industry approach their activities differently, depending on the products and services they offer. Business models vary, from general construction offerings to specialisms. What is important is the ability to adapt and change as economic circumstances dictate.
The institute, launched in 2020, aims to fund and promote innovative research in technologies that can improve the construction industry long into the future
The construction industry is constantly looking for new ways to improve, whether that’s in terms of productivity, efficiency, safety or profitability. Would increased use of artificial intelligence and machine learning be the way to deliver these enhanced efficiencies?