This is the first in a series by Lance Hosey, FAIA, on how automation is disrupting design and co...read more
Autodesk's purchase of PlanGrid brings into its stable a popular digital blueprint software that helps contractors streamline their project management. Image: Autodesk
PlanGrid and BuildingConnected are the latest pieces in the company’s quest to digitize the const...read more
The ability of EC firms to capture, understand, and apply from all kinds of sources—including their job sites—is critical to their being able to deliver buildings for smarter cities in the future. Image: Deloitte Consulting
A new paper from Deloitte Consulting advises companies to revise their strategies with an eye tow...read more
SAM100, a Semi-Automated Mason, uses a robotic arm to spread mortar on a brick and places it on the new University Arts Building at the University of Nevada, Reno.
A-1 Masonry and Sandblasting and Q&D Construction brought the robot to the project.
Contractors position in place one of 92 prefabricated exterior panels that were installed for a 12-story hotel in Boston in 13 working days. Image: Island Exterior Fabricators
Skender launches an advanced manufacturing division. Katerra ups its bet on modular. Prefabricati...read more
The building components facility will be located near rail, shipping ports, and freeways.
This autonomous construction management tool tracks jobsite progress in real time.
Photo courtesy NBBJ
The technology measures light levels, humidity and temperature, motion, and sound.
Gilbane’s Joey Felix, starting the Focus3D Laser Scanner.
Gilbane discovered the anecdotal side of laser scanning pales in comparison to the dramatic ROI s...read more
Ecovative Design applies its cradle-to-cradle process to produce 10,000 organic bricks used to bu...read more
BioSkin, a system of water-filled ceramic pipes that cools the exterior surface of buildings and...read more
Dubbed CityHome, the system integrates furniture, storage, exercise equipment, lighting, office e...read more
The new software identifies critical failures of components and systems, code and ADA-compliance...read more
In this special five-part report, Building Design+Construction explores how Building Tea...read more
The temporary pavilion for Russian telecom operator MegaFon will be wrapped with a massive digita...read more
BD+C's exclusive five-part report on K-12 school security offers proven design advice,...read more
Many of the principles and concepts described in our Special Report on K-12 security also apply t...read more
Cloud-based building automation tools and product disclosure declarations are among the green bui...read more
From a dual fire-CO detector to an aspiration-sensing fire alarm, BD+C editors present a roundup...read more
Smart building technology has the potential to reduce global energy use dramatically, and is alre...read more
Fifteen teams competed last week in the first annual Vision U40 Competition at BD+C's Un...read more
Renowned green building author, Jerry Yudelson, offers five valuable lessons for designers, contr...read more
Forty-three percent of energy leaders say their investment in energy efficiency next year is pro...read more
Recent advancements in technology are allowing owners to connect with facilities as never before,...read more
A robot prototype uses water jets to break up concrete structures and then sucks up the water and...read more
Researchers at the DOE's Pacific Northwest National Laboratory conclude that significant energy s...read more
Engineers at Brinjac quantify the illuminance and energy consumption levels achieved by increasin...read more