With the decentering complete of the fixed trusses that shape the daring kinetic roof of the Atlanta Falcons stadium, the steel erector is adding the eight movable parts, called "petals," that will close and open like an oculus.
As those on the leading edge know, progress in the buildings sector does not come easily. But that doesn't stop innovators from working diligently to increase the sustainability and resilience of buildings and decrease their carbon footprints while trying to find ways to boost construction quality and building-team productivity.
A recent series of dynamic tests demonstrates that there are several types and doses of steel-fiber reinforcement that can be used in performance-based seismic design of coupling beams—headers that link openings in concrete shear walls—to reduce rebar congestion.
The Western States Roofing Contractors Association introduced “The Roofing Games” in 2014 at its annual exposition in Las Vegas as a way “to keep contractors on the trade show floor until the close of the show,” says Joel Viera, the group’s director of exposition and events.
This webinar will arm you with questions you need to be asking when evaluating systems and how to explain different functionalities based on specific needs. This webinar will also discuss how reporting tools can help you make decisions before a problem can arise.
During this webinar, industry practitioners will share how their project workflows are integrating new capabilities for information exchange with data-rich construction models to reduce risk, increase productivity and improve real-time decisions.
Gary Tulacz, ENR’s Senior Editor and manager of the ENR Top Lists for the past 20+ years, will moderate a panel of executives from the largest general contracting firms as they discuss the results of the 2016 Top 400 survey and where they see opportunities for future business.
Streamed LIVE from FutureTech 2016 | This webinar will discuss driving innovation in a mature, stable construction industry, and how one must be prepared to think long-term, to be misunderstood from time to time, and how to always consider the unexpected.
Streamed LIVE from FutureTech 2016 | This webinar chats with a panel of design, construction and academic experts that will present on recommendations for successfully navigating this period of transformative change.
Streamed LIVE from FutureTech 2016 | This webinar will present examples of how it solidifies successful pilots in visualization, collaboration and prefabrication on complex projects into standard practices across the corporation.