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AEC Innovators

Meet BD+C's 2023 AEC Innovators

More than ever, AEC firms and their suppliers are wedding innovation with corporate responsibility. How they are addressing climate change usually gets the headlines. But as the following articles in our AEC Innovators package chronicle, companies are attempting to make an impact as well on the integrity of their supply chains, the reduction of construction waste, and answering calls for more affordable housing and homeless shelters. As often as not, these companies are partnering with municipalities and nonprofit interest groups to help guide their production.

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AEC Innovators | Aug 15, 2019

Oracle’s replica of a construction jobsite creates an immersive environment for AEC professionals

The Oracle Construction and Engineering Innovation Lab allows visitors to walk through five different stages of construction work, to test new AEC technologies and training techniques.

AEC Innovators | Aug 13, 2019

Stacking the deck: Marriott International embraces modular construction

The hotel giant has more than 50 projects in the works that incorporate prefab guestrooms or bathrooms.

AEC Innovators | Aug 9, 2019

Improving architectural designs through iteration

Computational design lets ZGF Architects see patterns that renderings and even models can’t show.

AEC Innovators | Aug 6, 2019

Structural engineer speeds skyscraper construction with novel building core design

With its Speed Core composite core wall system, Magnusson Klemencic Associates thinks it’s found a faster way to complete high-rise buildings.


AEC Innovators | Aug 5, 2019

Mace Group builds working on top of under-construction skyscrapers

The six-story factories eliminated the need for tower cranes, and increased productivity to the point where crews could complete 18 floors in 18 weeks.

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