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Despite project scopes growing more ambitious, the construction sector’s productivity and adoption of the latest technologies continue to lag behind those of other sectors.
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Heavy equipment manufacturing giant Komatsu and positioning software maker Trimble are teaming up to enable the sharing of 3-D construction job site data.
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While keynotes from industry stalwarts like Paul Doherty and Aaron T. Becker and plenary presentations by Greg Bentleyand Burkhard Boeckem were considered by many to be the highlights of the SPAR 3D Expo and Conference, the biggest news from the show had actually come a few weeks earlier. In March, SPAR 3D and AEC Science & Technology (AEC-ST) announced that they would co-locate in June of 2018 in Anaheim, California.
It seems inevitable that every industry will eventually start automating. In construction this moment has already arrived, partially due to the release of unmanned aerial systems, many of which include software and payloads designed to help companies create 3D maps of their worksites without any human intervention.
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Spagnolo Group Architecture (SGA), the lead architect for the project, is making use of virtual design and construction (VDC) technology to help design, construct, market, and manage the redevelopment. Through the use of the VDC technology, SGA is able to visualize the building improvements and make design changes in real time.
Source: BDC Network
The construction industry has found itself at a crossroads. While the industry has been resistant to change, the built world around it has not been — and the need for additional housing, offices, schools, hospitals and more in shorter timeframes is only growing. As product manufacturers of all kinds have retooled with replicability and expediency in mind, construction companies are taking note of their success.
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Mortenson Construction has been in the vanguard of AEC firms using virtual reality as a tool for designing and building.
As far back as 2000, Mortenson’s Seattle office leaned on virtual design and construction modeling for the Frank Gehry-designed Walt Disney Concert Hall in Los Angeles.
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A new web-based, structural-engineering BIM collaboration platform is providing its developers with a few surprises about how the product is being used, with more small projects loaded than expected.
The Combine, an Atlanta-based software firm, developed Konstru in partnership with engineering firm Thornton Tomasetti’s technology incubator TTWiiN, which supplied the industry expertise. After a beta launch this spring, Combine co-founder and partner K.P. Reddy .. read more..
Sydney construction software startup Assignar has secured $3 million of capital in a series A round.
Venture capital firm Our Innovation Fund (OIF), also based in Sydney, led the round that will help Assignar boost local sales then expand its presence in the US market, where it already has a small client list