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  • InnoCell’s Modular Construction Hits New Heights for Hong Kong Engineering Firm

    InnoCell’s Modular Construction Hits New Heights for Hong Kong Engineering Firm

    In Hong Kong, a forward-thinking engineering firm built InnoCell—a high-rise, mixed-use tower—using modular construction and BIM.

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  • Habitat for Humanity Builds Faster and Cheaper by 3D Printing Affordable Homes

    Habitat for Humanity Builds Faster and Cheaper by 3D Printing Affordable Homes

    Habitat for Humanity is trying its hand at 3D printing affordable homes, with the goal of achieving faster, more efficient construction.

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  • Fjord City Brings Unique Design to Sustainable Development in Norway

    Fjord City Brings Unique Design to Sustainable Development in Norway

    A sustainable development is completely transforming a historic district in the capital of Oslo—and setting a new standard for urban regeneration.

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  • 4 Reasons to Embrace the Business Value of BIM for Owners

    4 Reasons to Embrace the Business Value of BIM for Owners

    The business value of BIM for owners can’t be denied when it comes to managing cost, reducing waste, and driving efficiency in building projects.

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  • Disney Innovation and Converging Industries Make Electrifying Theme Parks Real

    Disney Innovation and Converging Industries Make Electrifying Theme Parks Real

    Disney innovation elevates storytelling and the creation of immersive experiences—processes that, in its theme parks, require extensive BIM coordination.

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  • Ready to Reduce Your Construction Emissions? Use the Embodied Carbon Calculator

    Ready to Reduce Your Construction Emissions? Use the Embodied Carbon Calculator

    Developed collaboratively, the EC3 is an Embodied Carbon Calculator—a tool that can help the construction industry increase transparency and reduce emissions. It’s also free.

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  • Solar-Power Innovator afterFIT Is Fueling Japan’s Green Energy Shift

    Solar-Power Innovator afterFIT Is Fueling Japan’s Green Energy Shift

    In Japan, green-energy company afterFIT is realizing low-carbon goals using drones, 3D design, and simulation.

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  • Governments Can Help Fix Construction Woes With Global BIM

    Governments Can Help Fix Construction Woes With Global BIM

    Global BIM policies can help break down information silos—and economic barriers—by sharing common processes, workflows, and data across borders.

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  • From Logs to Logging On: Paper Machines Built With Digital Manufacturing

    From Logs to Logging On: Paper Machines Built With Digital Manufacturing

    Building paper mill machines with digital manufacturing can save millions of dollars, with a stringent digitalization strategy and an autonomous factory.

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  • Construction Technology 2021 Midyear Review

    Construction Technology 2021 Midyear Review

    Check out the construction technology of 2021 aiming to coordinate safe jobsites, adapt to new realities, and automate processes with computer-vision technology.

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  • This Start-Up Is Building Affordable Housing for All

    This Start-Up Is Building Affordable Housing for All

    NEULANDT is making a portable precast plant available to developing countries so that skilled workers can begin building affordable housing for all.

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  • How Gigafactory Construction Is Happening at Lightning Speed

    How Gigafactory Construction Is Happening at Lightning Speed

    Gigafactories, or factories that produce electric-vehicle batteries, are being erected in months. How can gigafactory construction be so quick?

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  • Digital Upskilling Helps Workers Adapt to a More Automated Future [Infographic]

    Digital Upskilling Helps Workers Adapt to a More Automated Future [Infographic]

    Digital upskilling can help workers adapt and thrive in a future of disruption. Learn how jobs are changing and what companies can do to create a more resilient workforce.

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  • Digital Transformation in Government? 4 DOT Best Practices Show It’s Possible

    Digital Transformation in Government? 4 DOT Best Practices Show It’s Possible

    For digital transformation in government, connect with digital tools, adopt industry-standard tech, expand digital fidelity, and use pilot programs.

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  • Biden’s Infrastructure Package Unites Government and Industry to Rebuild Better

    Biden’s Infrastructure Package Unites Government and Industry to Rebuild Better

    President Biden’s $2.3 trillion infrastructure package provides opportunity for public and private sectors to build back better together through digitalization.

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  • How—and Why—Industry Convergence Is Powering Innovation

    How—and Why—Industry Convergence Is Powering Innovation

    What is industry convergence? Learn how industry convergence among disciplines, technologies, work processes, and supply chains has been driving innovation.

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  • What Is a Digital Twin? How Intelligent Data Models Can Shape the Built World

    What Is a Digital Twin? How Intelligent Data Models Can Shape the Built World

    What is a digital twin, and what does it mean for the architecture, engineering, and construction industry? Watch the video and read the article to learn more.

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  • How the Curtains Rose on Time at the Sydney Coliseum Theatre

    How the Curtains Rose on Time at the Sydney Coliseum Theatre

    A complex design and an inflexible completion date made the Sydney Coliseum, a performance center in South Wales, Australia, a challenging construction project.

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  • 5 Ways Rapid Cloud Adoption Is Benefitting Business Outcomes

    5 Ways Rapid Cloud Adoption Is Benefitting Business Outcomes

    The post–COVID-19 rush to digitalization encouraged new ways of working, from cloud adoption and enhanced automation to innovation through extended reality.

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  • 4 Ways AI in Architecture and Construction Can Empower Building Projects

    4 Ways AI in Architecture and Construction Can Empower Building Projects

    AI in architecture and construction is gaining traction, providing tools to automate aspects of urban planning, modular construction, interior layout, and more.

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