[DAILY NEWS] 26 Sept 2018

Tekla Announces Global BIM Winners “The Museum of the Future stretches structural engineering to its limits and showcases the creativity of what is possible using innovative modeling technology,” said Elbert O. Speidel, A.I.A. professor at California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo, and one of the selection committee members. “Tekla was the ideal BIM program to…

[DAILY NEWS] 24 Sept 2018

Digital Construction Methods Are Rewriting Business Models Digital design makes it possible to explore more upfront possibilities, notes architectural researcher Stefana Parascho at Gramazio Kohler Research in Zurich, Switzerland. And digital construction methods “allow for far more differentiation than manual processes.” So the question becomes, how does all this explosion of possibility affect processes? According…

Innovative products in UK Construction Week – Part 1 of 3

The UK Construction Week will take place on 9-11 October 2018. It consists of 9 shows: Timber Expo Build Show Civils Expo Plant & Machinery Live Energy 2018 Building Tech Live Surface & Materials Show HVAC 2018 Grand Designs Live There are many exhibitors from UK and around the globe that will inspire our readers. Here…

[DAILY NEWS] 21 Sept 2018

Software Targets Efficient Landscape Design The Landscape Design Visualizer helps users to imagine how their landscape design ideas will look in real-world applications. “Industry leaders typically embrace our tools first, and Oaks Pavers is a leader in the manufacturing of various landscape products,” said Dan Dempsey, President of Chameleon Power. “Visualization is quickly becoming a…

[DAILY NEWS] 20 Sept 2018

How Economically Viable is 3D Printing Concrete For Construction? Studies like this one are important in the continuing development of 3D printed concrete construction, as experts work out the best ways to make the technology as economically viable as possible, not to mention safe and effective. Many wild claims about 3D printed construction exist, but…