In her talk at Accelerate Live! 2018, micro-buildings design expert Aeron Hodges, AIA, Senior Designer/Manager Stantec Architecture, explored the key drivers of the micro-buildings movement, and how the trend is spreading into a wide variety of building typologies. Photo: BD+C
BD+C’s second annual Accelerate Live! AEC innovation conference (May 10, 2018, Chicago)...read more
Small construction companies are less willing to spend on technology than companies in several other business sectors, including retailing, manufacturing, and real estate. Image: Pixabay
A survey of 800 companies found tepid interest overall in investing in “big data.”
MIT’s Simmons Hall, designed by Steven Holl
At a time when research- and data-based methods are playing a larger role in architecture, there...read more
Thyssenkrupp's MULTI vertical-horizontal system uses magnetic-levitation technology that allows cars to make 90-degree turns. Image: thyssenkrupp
Thyssenkrupp’s cable-less MULTI system promises higher transport capacity and lower peak power de...read more
Sean Parham, VP of Product Marketing and Management with Aditazz Photo: Adam Grubb
BD+C’s inaugural AEC innovation conference, Accelerate Live! (May 11, Chicago), featured...read more
PTMDs can be worked into the design of a building or added after to reduce vibrations in areas with high foot traffic, such as main stairways. Courtesy Virginia Tech.
Developed by a team at Virginia Tech, the PTMD has been shown to reduce vibrations by as much as...read more
How can cities of the near future put an emphasis on equality while also reaping the abundant ben...read more
GF Construction, led by Charles and Jerry Fombrun, designed an industrial manufacturing developme...read more
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GTRI recently got the OK from the Georgia Department of Transportation to test embedded PZ materi...read more
Rendering courtesy of BIG
The pods can reach speeds of up to 1,100 kilometers per hour.
Photo courtesy NBBJ
The technology measures light levels, humidity and temperature, motion, and sound.
Infrastructure technology would allow The Shed to roll out and expand, to serve as galley, exhibit, and performance space. Image: Diller Scofidio + Renfro and Rockwell Group
The Shed could become the permanent home for New York’s Fashion Week event.
Quicken Loans Arena in Cleveland will host next week's Republican National Convention, at which more than 20,000 people are expected to attend. The venue is relying on a distributed antennae system to help boost voice and data transmission and make sure those attendees' smartphones work smoothly. Image: Erik Drost/Wikimedia Commons
Each venue is equipped with DAS technology that extends the building’s wireless coverage.
Rather than fighting to control the proliferation of apps, perhaps we should be training our eyes...read more
Photo: BEV Norton/Creative Commons
Bones and sea sponges are highly organized at the molecular level, while concrete consists of ran...read more
A recent survey of 1,003 U.S office workers finds a high percentage of them are pretty happy about their jobs, in terms of their own productivity and success. Image: Adobe's “Work in Progress” report.
But most employees still see their companies falling on the dull side of the cutting edge.
All images courtesy Proving Ground.
In creating a roadmap for computation, Proving Ground's Nathan Miller likes to consider investing...read more
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Not only can the Hyperchair reduce heating and cooling costs and maximize employee comfort, but i...read more