[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…

[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…

Blockchain puts surveyors, town planners and estate agents under threat

Some industry jobs currently done by human beings are to be taken by machine Surveyors, town planners and estate agents … do they have anything in common? They are middlemen. For example, general practice or estate surveyors specialize in land matters. They verify titles and ensure all other details in the property deeds are accurate and…

Managing construction with paperless platforms

ICT facilitates information flow and enhances work efficiency Construction is fragmented, complex and complicated. The amount of documentations and paperwork involved in the whole process are tremendous. Worst still, there has been numerous updates from day one till after the project completion. Imagine constructing a 30-storey residential building. How many pieces of paper are you…

[DAILY NEWS] 11 Sept 2018

Too old for tech? The barriers to digital construction Keywords: Barriers to digital construction; Bolster Systems   Swinburne conducts inaugural CIDB BIM module training Keywords: BIM; Swinburne University of Technology