As soon as visitors step out of their car in the parking garage, the mobile wayfinding platform provides turn-by-turn, Blue Dot navigation through the entire campus. Photos: Gozio Health
Gozio Health uses a robot to roam hospital campuses to capture data and create detailed maps of...read more
Robins & Morton Construction Field Laboratory at Auburn University. Photo courtesy Robins & Morton
Robins & Morton and Auburn University’s College of Architecture, Design and Construction (C...read more
An exterior wall panel, manufactured by Clark Pacific, is positioned into place. Image: Clark Pacific
Gensler has been working with component supplier Clark Pacific on several projects.
This survey of 130 of the nation's largest architecture, engineering, and construction firms trac...read more
Tenants increasingly expect a well-crafted property that feels unique, authentic, and comfortable...read more
This cutaway shows MULTI, Thyssenkrupp's innovative sideways elevator system, which it introduced in 2017. Thyssenkrupp is considering several bids for its Elevator Technology business unit. Image: Thyssenkrupp
Engineering firm Kone Oyj raises the ante and joins three other suitor groups that have made mult...read more
Drone technology is one of the tools that engineers and contractors are using to make their jobsites more efficient. A new report by Deloitte sees construction technology as a competitive advantage. Image: Deloitte
Deloitte, in new report, lays out a risk mitigation strategy that relies on tech.
Bifacial solar systems offer many advantages over traditional systems.
When accounting for the total cost of ownership and the potential return on investment, owners an...read more
Energy-efficient building design starts with the building envelope, but the building systems have...read more
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After decades when experts predicted that robots would become more prevalent on construction site...read more
FabricAir’s ceiling-hung fabric duct and Ellumi Lighting’s bacteria-killing lights are among the...read more
Generally, concrete structures show less embedded carbon than steel structures, according to a study of 600-plus buildings by Thornton Tomasetti. The engineering firm is about to release its carbon measuring tool Beacon. The Carbon Leadership Forum is launching its own tool, EC3, which was co-conceived by Skanska. Image: Pixabay
The Carbon Leadership Forum and Thornton Tomasetti are taking the lead to drive the industry towa...read more
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Prescient combines 5D software, clever engineering, and advanced robotics to create prefabricated...read more
The most important benefit of offsite construction, when done right, is reliability.
Modular carries a potential cost savings of up to 20%, but there is a risk of up to a 10% loss if delivery or material costs spike, the report says.
Modular construction can deliver projects 20% to 50% faster than traditional methods and drastica...read more
155 Wacker Drive in Chicago is one of two office high rises, owned by The John Buck Company, that have installed a software product devised by Cohesion that gives tenants more control over their businesses' workflow activities. Image: Cohesion
The new company, Cohesion, helps synchronize tenants’ workflows.
Embracing innovation allows Southland Industries to meet the needs of a changing industry. Continuous evaluation of its processes led to the creation of this state-of-the-art 160,000-sf fabrication facility. Image: Southland Industries
Southland Industries takes a measured approach to leaning into technology.
Blockchain isn’t just about exchanging Bitcoin. It could emerge as the next construction manageme...read more
The simplest explanation of this technology is that blockchain is a digital distributed ledger of...read more
A rendering of an Innovation Center that would be part of a larger expansion of the Port San Antonio, which has become a platform for connecting cybersecurity and digital innovations with leading global industries. Image: Port San Antonio and Gonzalez/Mogas Architects
Expansions would accommodate cybersecurity, aerospace, and defense tenants, and help commercializ...read more
As firms begin to adopt the practices and mindset of Silicon Valley tech and advanced manufacturi...read more
Little Hero, an eight-story building in Melbourne, Australia, was among the first in that country whose floors were manufactured and finished offsite, and then stacked and snapped together onsite. Image: The Hickory Group
A paper by Deloitte looks back at an origin case study. But the country has yet to develop a full...read more
The new North America headquarters for Unilever incorporates 15,000 sensors, transforming an existing New Jersey office park into an interconnected campus. Photo: Garrett Rowland.
The next generation of intelligent buildings offers promise for unseen levels of energy efficienc...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
A 21-foot-long shipping container houses a mobile additive manufacturing “toolbox” that includes two Panasonic robots that can 3D print, weld, cut, and polish. The unit’s transportability to jobsites could make it ideal for producing bespoke spare parts in the field. Courtesy of Autodesk
Prototype mobile 3D printing shop aims to identify additive manufacturing applications for constr...read more
HouseZero is designed to test systems whose installation would improve the performance of existing buildings that currently account for two-fifths of America's annual energy usage. Image: Michael Grimm
Hundreds of embedded sensors will inform energy use reduction research.
eSentire sent out 57,000 alerts about potential threats in the second quarter of 2018, and Construction was among the top five industries to receive them. Image: eSentire
The latest report from eSentire finds a total of 4 million “hostile events” against all sectors d...read more
360° cameras could surpass stationary laser scanners as the tool of choice to document construction, according to a new report that polls more than 250 AEC firms and service providers. Image: Pixabay
More firms are adding scanning and photography to their services.