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Context is King for Successful Design Collaborations

October 18, 2018

The challenge of communicating with contractors during a home renovation gave Barbara Tien the impetus she needed to turn her decades of telecommunication expertise into a better way for clients and contractors to interact on construction projects. Her company Ponga is a new platform that anchors conversations in pictures, using chat, documents, pictures, and video to explain relevant details. It allows asynchronous collaboration at each stage of a project workflow,...

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Digital Discernment: Creating a Digitally Mediated Project Communication Platform

In Architecture 3.0, I write about new opportunities for design and construction professionals to help shape the industry beyond their...

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Startup Specialist Lakshmi Shenoy on Building in Second Tier Markets

Starting a new innovation hub is basically like founding a startup. That’s according to Lakshmi Shenoy who six months ago...

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We Asked 10 AEC Experts to Rank Their Favorite Technology Tools. Here’s What They Said.

As one might expect in a STEM-heavy industry, AEC is full of technology tools designed to make it easier to...

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Sarah Kay Shares How Technology is Changing Workspace Design

Sarah Kay is a principal, director, and sector leader of Global Workplace Interiors at internationally-recognized design firm Woods Bagot. The...

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5 Questions with Construction Expert Bill Speleotes

Bill Speleotes, P.E., SSM, CPMP, LEED AP has over 25 years of construction experience and has managed projects in institutional,...

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Cliff Moser Shares How Architecture Is Adapting to Smart Devices

The discipline of architecture has changed drastically in the over three decades that Cliff Moser has been practicing. The California-based...

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AEC Vet Arol Wolford Gives Us A Look At What’s After BIM

Arol Wolford got his start in the AEC technology industry before it was hot. In his 20’s, inspired by his...

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EvolveLAB’s Bill Allen On How AI & Machine Learning Will Change Construction

Bill Allen is CEO, and President of EvolveLAB, Disrupt Repeat, and On Point Scans. These firms synergistically help architects, engineers,...

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5 Questions with Public Sector Expert Stephen Hagan

Stephen R Hagan, FAIA CCM is recognized as an industry expert on technology innovation, real estate, and the construction marketplace....

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How Dreamit UrbanTech’s Managing Director Identifies 5 Star Startups

Two years ago, venture fund and startup accelerator Dreamit Ventures, based in Philadephia, was trying to determine what their next...

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