AEC angel investor

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

Movers+Shapers | April 19, 2019 | John Caulfield, Senior Editor

Jesse Devitte is among the prescient venture capitalists who’ve bet on the AEC industry finally coming around to design and construction technology.

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University Buildings | March 27, 2019 | David Malone, Associate Editor

Sundt Construction is building the project.

The use of horizontal wood panels warms up the exterior’s appearance and is complemented by the Wave Fixed ribbed panels supplied by metal manufacturer, McElroy Metal. Photo: Barnett Architecture and edited by designCraft

March 26, 2019 | Valspar

In 2014, designCraft’s office lacked an identity and resembled a blank canvas – a structure clad in faded gray vinyl...

Building Technology | March 26, 2019 | John Caulfield, Senior Editor

Blockchain isn’t just about exchanging Bitcoin. It could emerge as the next construction management and lifecycle ass...

Hartford at night

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Architects | March 26, 2019 | David Mlone, Associate Editor

It is the firm’s fourth office.

Embracing collaboration tools from outside the AEC industry

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AEC Tech | March 26, 2019 | VIATechnik blog | Jesse Huynh, Studio Lead, VIATechnik

Let's take a look at the available technologies from outside AEC that are seeing greater adoption within the industry...

Bill and Melinda Computer Science building exterior

All Photos: Tim Griffith

University Buildings | March 26, 2019 | David Malone, Associate Editor

LMN Architects designed the facility.

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Codes and Standards | March 25, 2019 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

Provides in-depth, technical overview on how to design, review, and approve shipping containers as building elements....

Metals | March 25, 2019 | MBCI |

The new facility is expected to increase the number of jobs within the community.

Alexa, tell me why my multifamily property needs a community network
Building Tech | March 25, 2019 | Boingo: Where Connectivity Meets Community | Boingo

Four reasons property-wide wireless wins in the era of digital transformation

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Building Technology | March 25, 2019 | John Caulfield, Senior Editor

The simplest explanation of this technology is that blockchain is a digital distributed ledger of transactions or rec...

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Sustainability | March 25, 2019 | David Malone, Assocaite Editor

The building is part of the Phipps Conservatory and Botanical Gardens in Pittsburgh.

The 236,800-sf Olympic House will bring the International Olympic Committee's administration under one roof. Image: 3XN

Cultural Facilities | March 25, 2019 | John Caulfield, Senior Editor

The building, nestled in a large park, is striving to meet three different sustainability standards.

5 ways designers and builders can use business intelligence with data they already have
AEC Tech | March 24, 2019 | Proving Ground | Steve Sanda, AIA, Digital Transformation Specialist

Tricky construction budgets, large project teams, and unique designs needing extensive coordination are all problems...

The 50-story One Wall Street will include 566 for-sale condos and an estimated 160,000 sf of ground-floor retail space. Image: Courtesy of Macklowe Properties

Multifamily Housing | March 24, 2019 | John Caulfield, Senior Editor

One Wall Street will feature 100,000 sf of amenities and a three-level Whole Foods.

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Join executives from Boingo Wireless and SOLiD as they discuss how wireless technologies like DAS, small cell and Wi-...

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Codes and Standards | March 22, 2019 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

Identifies policies, funding sources to address building energy use.

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Building Team | March 22, 2019 | John Caulfield, Senior Editor

A look at six products and companies incubated by AEC firms for commercial sale.

Market Data | March 22, 2019 | ABC

Expectations for sales during the coming six-month period remained especially upbeat in January.

Metals | March 21, 2019 | Metl-Span |

It is important to understand that the IBC has different requirements regarding the use of specific materials dependi...

March 21, 2019 | Jeff Alexander |

Although individual companies can make a difference, collaboration is crucial for creating the most significant impac...

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Market Data | March 21, 2019 | AIA

AIA’s Architecture Billings Index (ABI) score for February was 50.3, down from 55.3 in January.

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Codes and Standards | March 21, 2019 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

Tariffs on steel, aluminum, and other materials swell budgets.

The Rain Vortex indoor waterfall in the Jewel

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Airports | March 21, 2019 | David Malone, Associate Editor

The addition is set to open this spring. 

 

March 20, 2019 | Star Building Systems |

Discover how Star Builder Mark Deaville with Petra Construction helped to bring ice hockey to the desert.

Aerial view of Nippon-Ham Fighters new ballpark

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Sports and Recreational Facilities | March 20, 2019 | BD+C Staff

The Nippon-Ham Fighters Baseball Club will call the park home.

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Codes and Standards | March 20, 2019 | Peter Fabris, Contirbuting Editor

Intl. Code Council and Modular Building Institute combine forces.

T3 Bayside in Toronto

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Wood | March 20, 2019 | David Malone, Associate Editor

The office will rise in the emerging Bayside community.

Hotel Facilities | March 20, 2019 | David Malone, Associate Editor

GKKworks designed the building.

Exterior of Porsche Palm Springs

All photos courtesy indiGo Auto Group

Retail Centers | March 19, 2019 | David Malone, Associate Editor

The dealership is the first to showcase Porsche’s new design philosophy, ‘Destination Porsche.’

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Building Tech | March 19, 2019 | John Caulfield, Senior Editor

The Smart World suite of 5D software platforms map and visualize data provided by metropolises to an intuitive real-t...

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