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June 11, 2018 |
In this 15-minute talk at BD+C’s Accelerate Live! conference (May 10, 2018, Chicago), HOK’s Greg Sc... read more
June 11, 2018 |
In this 15-minute talk at BD+C’s Accelerate Live! conference (May 10, 2018, Chicago), SOM’s Lucas Tr... read more
May 30, 2018 |
In this 15-minute talk at BD+C’s Accelerate Live! conference (May 10, 2018, Chicago), AEC technophil... read more
May 30, 2018 |
In this 15-minute talk at BD+C’s Accelerate Live! conference (May 10, 2018, Chicago), building syste... read more
May 24, 2018 |
In this 15-minute talk at BD+C’s Accelerate Live! conference (May 10, 2018, Chicago), two of CannonD... read more
| April 03, 2018 |

We've all heard that data is important, but what role does it really play in your business?

March 07, 2018 |

This article is a follow up to Nathan Miller's 2016 article ...

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February 28, 2018 | Raymond Kent

Unlike other technologies we have seen, augmented and virtual reality are looking to have staying...

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thyssenkrupp tests self-driving robot for ‘last mile’ delivery of elevator parts

Measuring 33 inches wide, the delivery robots can travel on sidewalks and can carry payloads weighing up to 77 lbs. Photo courtesy thyssenkrupp

January 29, 2018 | BD+C Staff

“With driverless delivery robots, we could fill a gap and get spare parts from our warehouses to...

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Four high-tech solutions to mitigate theft on the jobsite

Photo: Pixabay

January 25, 2018 | Dan Dolinar, EVP, COO, Rudolph and Sletten

Geo-fencing and drone surveillance are among the tech solutions for protecting jobsites from asse...

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Staging should be used to support the client’s goals. This rendering for a spec office client was designed to target young, trendy tenants.

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

       

January 02, 2018 | RAMY HANNA, 3D ARTIST, TILTPIXEL

3D artist Ramy Hanna offers guidelines and tricks-of-the-trade to ensure that project artwork is...

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The map includes easily accessible and detailed information on each of the nearly 34,000 historic buildings within the city’s 141 historic districts. 

December 21, 2017 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

The New York City Landmarks Preservation Commission launched a new, enhanced version of its inter...

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6 CFD post-processing tips to improve visualization productivity and quality

Flow streamlines, pathlines, or stream tracers are a great way to visualize and understand the flow patterns. They are also the most misused visualization method. Rendering: Southland Industries

December 20, 2017 | Abdullah Karimi, CFD Analyst

Southland Engineering’s Abdullah Karimi offers helpful tips for making computational fluid dynami...

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| November 03, 2017 |

Having a clearly defined competitive brand and a fine-tuned marketing approach can give your firm...

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| October 19, 2017 |

For firms looking to propel their architectural design services to new heights and levels of soph...

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How professional bias can sabotage industry transformation

Photo: Proving Ground

October 06, 2017 | Nathan Miller

Professional bias can take the form of change-resistant thinking that can keep transformational o...

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Jacksonville Jaguars’ new practice facility, designed by Populous

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

  

August 25, 2017 | David Malone, Associate Editor 

The project team employed Revit, Rhino, Grasshopper, Kangaroo, and a host of other software appli...

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Big Data helps space optimization, but barriers remain

Matching supply with demand is one of the goals that interative tools—such as those that let facility managers easily see utilization by building, room, day, and time—can help a campus tackle.

August 24, 2017 | Jimmy Stevens, Assoc. AIA, LEED AP, Principal, Hanbury

Space optimization is a big issue on many university campuses, as schools face increasing financi...

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Virtual reality walkthrough of the new Somerville High School in Sommerville, Mass. It was designed by SMMA, Inc.

Screen shot from a VR walkthrough of the SMMA-designed Somerville (Mass.) High School.

August 03, 2017 | Thomas Merchel

Two recent client VR sessions yielded a number of lessons learned for the design team, particular...

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JW Marriott Minneapolis Mall of America. Photo courtesy JW Marriott

August 02, 2017 | Sean Avery, PE, LEED AP

By varying an LED luminaire’s color temperature, it is possible to mimic daylighting, to some ext...

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A rendering of the updated exterior of 287 Park Avenue South from Spagnolo Group Architecture

Rendering courtesy SGA

July 20, 2017 | David Malone, Associate Editor

287 Park Avenue South is a nine-story Classical Revival building previously known as the United C...

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Sean Parham, VP of Product Marketing and Management with Aditazz Photo: Adam Grubb

July 06, 2017 | BD+C Staff

BD+C’s inaugural AEC innovation conference, Accelerate Live! (May 11, Chicago), featured...

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June 13, 2017 |
Bluebeam’s Sasha Reed discusses why AEC leaders should give their teams permission to responsibly br... read more
June 13, 2017 |
Brent Slawnikowski of FARO Technologies and Jennifer Suerth of Pepper Construction discuss how imple... read more
June 13, 2017 |
Thornton Tomasetti’s Jonatan Schumacher presents the firm’s business model for developing, incubatin... read more
June 13, 2017 |
Yazdani’s Ben Juckes discusses the firm’s tech-centric culture, where scripting has become an every-... read more
June 13, 2017 |
Graham Cranston shares SGH’s efforts to take hold of its project data using mathematical optimizatio... read more
June 13, 2017 |
Suffolk’s CIO Chris Mayer talks about the firm’s framework for vetting and implementing new technolo... read more
June 13, 2017 |
Learn why Gilbane’s Lucas Richmond is looking outside the AEC industry to build his rockstar gaming... read more
June 12, 2017 |
Discover what architect Derik Eckhardt learned during his worldwide tour of the globe’s smartest bui... read more
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