5 Commercial Construction Trends to Watch in 2018
Article written by ConstructConnect's reporter, Kendall Jones.
Here are the top 5 commercial construction trends worth keeping an eye on in 2018."
What Is Design-Assist?
Blog by Rocco Gallo, Vice President, Director of Production of Karpinski Engineering
Design-assist is a way to reduce risk and provide better project outcomes for everyone on the team. It lets teams take the value they provide to the next level so that ultimately, the owner gets more value ."
Boost Your Construction Profits in 4 Steps
Article written by Adam Higgins, BIM360 Autodesk
...construction professionals are looking for new ways to control project costs and increase construction profits."
3 Pro-Tips for Major Construction Risk Management Issues
Article written by Pete Billante, BIM 360 on construction risk management software.
The three biggest risks we’re looking at today -- jobsite safety, scheduling risk and cost-associated risks..."can be mitigated or significantly reduced by using cloud-based construction software."...
Technology Redesigning the Construction Industry
The author of this aritcle is Kim Slowey, Construction Dive
Using new digital tools, and doing so more often, could boost productivity by 50% to 60%, generating $1.6 trillion in value."
Interested in construction technology? CEA is planning to offer technology sessions. Contact Katie Schuerger at...
Have Innovations in Technology Disrupted the Construction Industry?
Article by David McGlothlin on AZBigMediaTeam.com
...as innovations like 3-D laser scanning, building information modeling (BIM), digital drawings, virtual reality (VR), augmented reality (AR), 3-D printing and others are enabling incredible improvements in the construction industry from communications to improved quality,...
Construction Goes Digital
When the construction industry utilizes available technologies, project delays and costs can significantly improve. Robb M. Stewart of The Wall Street Journal reports on some of the new technologies currently being implemented, and how they are making an impact on the industry.
In an industry where practices have barely...
Utilizing BIM in MEP Fields
BIM has been used by contractors and architects for 20 years, but the mechanical, electrical, and plumbing realms have been stuck with 2D modeling, Michael Grose explains in Engineering News-Record. Now, however, many MEP firms are using BIM for 3D+ design.
We have learned a lot about designing for MEP BIM in the process,...
BIM and Geospatial Use Trends in Construction
A market report about BIM and geospatial technology in the construction industry was recently released, Luke Abaffy of Engineering News-Record writes.
Construction productivity in developed nations has stagnated over the past few decades and the proper implementation of building information modeling and geospatial...
Planning Ahead for Future-Proof Buildings
Technology is changing faster than ever. When it comes to construction, then, how can a building be designed for the needs of the future - without knowing what that future holds? Bruce McAra of Construction Global writes on some ways of preparing, even now, for the unknown.
When planning for the long term, all we...