The International Conference on 3D Construction Printing (3DcP)

The International Conference on 3D Construction Printing (3DcP) in conjunction with the 6th International Conference on Innovative Production and Construction (IPC 2018) will be held in Melbourne, Australia, from 26-28 November 2018.  The Conference themes are shown below: Theme I: 3D Printing for Construction Application Concrete and material technology for 3D printing Extrusion-based 3D concrete printing Powder-based 3D…

Smart elderly home

Recent IT developments for elderly home Alongside the growing ageing population, the governments around the globe have been investing in IT to provide smart home for the elderly. The major reason behind perhaps is to alleviate the medical and healthcare burden arising from the increasing average life expectancy. The design priority of smart home for…

WhatsApp – a private app for project management

Problems of using WhatsApp for project management in construction In a gloomy day in June, a group of men and women took to street to protest against WhatsApp in Guwahati, India. That caught the public’s attention given the app’s user base of 1.5 billion and Facebook earlier acquisition of the company for a huge amount…

Blockchain and the built environment: how far are they connected?

How Blockchain helps with efficient use of electricity Answer: could be closely. Efficient use of energies especially electricity is a major concern for building’s life cycle costing, in particular in this era when everyone is talking about saving the earth’s resources for a sustainable growth of economy and for our next generations. From the economists’…

WIT Press – The 3rd International Conference on Building Information Modelling (BIM) in Design, Construction and Operations

The 3rd International Conference on Building Information Modelling (BIM) in Design, Construction and Operations will be held in Seville, Spain. Papers to be presented at this conference will be published by WIT Press (Wessex Institute of Technology), one of the publishers of international journals. Most noticeable journals it publishes include the following: Sustainable Development and…