Authorities having jurisdiction in Oregon and Portland have granted a building permit for the 12-story Framework, which is on deck to become the tallest, pure mass-timber structure in the Americas and the tallest mass-timber building in the U.S.
California, Oregon and Washington are among the states moving forward with regulations and road maps for the construction and operation of building- and district-scale graywater capture and treatment systems for non-potable-water use, such as toilet flushing and irrigation.
Of all the ideas that have been suggested for the border wall, there is one that may help to bring together Mexico and the U.S., instead of pitting the countries against each other over illegal immigration.
This webinar will discuss the impact of virtual reality tools on construction and how a rapid proliferation of multi-player collaboration environments for process planning will optimize design, sequencing, coordination and safety planning.
Our panel of forward thinkers discuss the future direction of immersion through gaming, VR, AR and mixed-reality in construction, including how it is inspiring next generations of architects, engineers, builders and craftworkers to change the way they approach their work.
This webinar will describe the ways that contractors are merging the two systems, and the digital tools that make that possible, so that Last Planner methods that are part of Lean can add important workflow, crew size, location and resource information to keep the Critical Path Schedule properly updated and keep the long-term goal of on-time completion paramount.
You are cordially invited to an Executive Briefing, which will be broadcast LIVE online from the physical event in Arlington, Virginia! During this briefing, attendees will hear why and how The Ohio State University and Carolinas HealthCare System use and require Building Information Modeling (BIM) project deliverables.
Innovative construction management software systems can provide a foundation for supportive networks and idea exchanges. During this webinar, ENR will convene a panel of design and construction company information systems managers to hear about how they are using such systems to help their firms make creativity bloom.
The new guidebook, entitled “Planning Sustainable Cities: An Infrastructure Based Approach,” provides tools for knitting those individual projects into a seamless and sustainable network. This webinar will discuss the new tool on infrastructure system performance and how to leverage synergies among buildings and other assets to minimize demands on infrastructure.
Because it can moderate the damaging effects of earthquakes, base-isolation is a technique used primarily in seismically active regions. ENR takes a look at some of the largest applications of base-isolation technologies in the world.