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VIATechnik is the global leader in virtual design and construction, on a mission to transform the analog world of design and construction into a digital platform, enabling efficient design, industrialized construction, and a digital real estate service model. Through this transformation, we believe we can solve the world’s housing and infrastructure challenges, deliver spaces that nurture life, commerce, and relationships. The Edge is VIATechnik's blog where our team shares our experiences and explores ideas that create real impact on the built world.  

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Retail Centers | March 02, 2021
The reality of retail success in 2021 is proving to be based on a formula of mixing...

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November 23, 2020
There has been a fundamental shift in how human beings live, work, and play. The built...

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Retail Centers | November 17, 2020
The demise of retail brick and mortar is overstated and unwarranted - we see digital...
Smart buildings stand on good data
AEC Innovators | October 01, 2020
The coming disruption of owning and operating a building and how to stay ahead through...

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July 15, 2020
The Supreme Court did its job. The rest is up to us.
Data centers as a service: The next big opportunity for design teams

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Architects | VIATechnik's The Edge | May 08, 2020
As data centers compete to process more data with lower latency, the AEC industry is...
A tree grows in Stanford: CIFE, VDC, and where it all began - VIATechnik blog

The Engineering Quad at Stanford University, Stanford, CA. Photo by: Danielle Dy Buncio, VIATechnik


AEC Tech | March 17, 2020
As our industry adopts VDC as standard practice, it is important to remember where...
AEC Innovators | March 05, 2020
During this Women in Construction Week, we shine a spotlight on 17 female leaders in...

Team members navigating a VR walkthrough via Fuzor Project. Photo: VIATechnik

February 24, 2020
The importance of model-based design reviews for project success.

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September 25, 2019
Finally, a fully-digitized construction industry is on the horizon.
September 10, 2019
Buildings become unattractive in the transition from digital design to physical building.
June 12, 2019
In the industry war for talent, organizations that nurture and grow soft skills will win.
The construction industry has a problem, and women are going to solve it

According to a Forbes study, diverse companies produce 19% more earnings than their counterparts. In addition to generating more revenue, diverse teams produce a host of benefits, including increased productivity and heightened company reputation. Photo: VIATechnik

Contractors | VIATechnik's The Edge | April 11, 2019
Women currently comprise 9% of the construction industry. Here’s how we will change this...
Embracing collaboration tools from outside the AEC industry

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AEC Tech | VIATechnik's The Edge | March 26, 2019
Let's take a look at the available technologies from outside AEC that are seeing greater...

Image of an Alabama factory, where BLOX prefabricates modular components for the healthcare industry. Using Design Manufacture Construct (DMC), BLOX delivers high-quality, standardized products that make construction better, faster, and smarter. Photo: BLOX

Building Tech | VIATechnik's The Edge | February 14, 2019
Experts project that prefabrication and modular construction will total $209 billion by...
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