Generative design is being used by the Quebec Wood Export Bureau and VIATechnik to deliver purpose-designed relief structures designed for sites as well as mission needs for COVID-19 health care, first responders and other disaster needs.
Trying to keep projects moving during a viral pandemic and partial construction freeze is no small task, and project teams are finding new ways to keep things on schedule when site visits and office meetings are no longer viable.
Preparing multiple potential designs around narrow requirements is seen as some of the most tedious work in design and engineering. But some of that effort can now be automated with the new generative design scripting built into Autodesk Revit 2021.
Rail dispatch control centers are dominated by two-tier theaters with video walls and multiple monitors. What if augmented reality could eliminate all of that hardware and crowding? Ross & Baruzzini are studying how that might be accomplished.
Some design and engineering firms that have shifted to cloud-based IT infrastructure are finding they can maintain their workloads even as many employees are forced out of their offices due to the pandemic.
Your world is changing. Projects are becoming more complex, new paradigms of work are emerging, and expectations are higher than ever to deliver top-quality projects ahead of schedule and under budget. ENR will talk with a panel of practicing design project leaders about new industry challenges and the solutions that they leveraged to remain competitive and drive better project outcomes.
Companies early in the process of creating a drone program have a lot of questions and concerns from different business groups. Discover how Moss & Associates, a national construction management company, effectively collaborated between their employees, executives, and other business groups to develop the company’s first drone program.
Get the power of BIM out of the office and job trailer and into the hands of field workers where there’s tremendous untapped potential to harness the model to boost productivity, quality and safety. Using real-world project examples, the panelists will show you how they rolled out technology to craftworkers, fabricators and other field employees with streamlined training and maximum benefit.
In an unprecedented collaboration, Amazon, Facebook, Google, Microsoft and Salesforce, and floor-covering supplier Interface are showing their collective commitment to embodied carbon reduction by joining the board of Building Transparency.