Tech 101: Blockchain’s Benefits for Construction

Tech 101: Blockchain’s Benefits for Construction

Construction Dive’s series, Tech 101, provides quick, top-line information about emerging construction technology on topics such as digital twins, laser scanning and exoskeletons. What type of tools would you like a primer on? Email...
World’s Seventh Tallest Building Comes to Life with BIM

World’s Seventh Tallest Building Comes to Life with BIM

We look at one of the world’s newest and tallest skyscrapers, recently revealed by SOM, Ronald Lu & Partners and ECADI.We look at one of the world’s newest and tallest skyscrapers, recently revealed by SOM, Ronald Lu & Partners and ECADI. With a height of...
How 3D printing could Change the Way our Homes are Built

How 3D printing could Change the Way our Homes are Built

The way the buildings we live and work in are created is changing.Over the last few years 3D printing has generated a lot of interest when it comes to the built environment. From computer-generated modeling, to the use of electric vehicles on construction sites, the...
Concrete Slabs with Bubbles? How Biaxial Voided Slabs Work

Concrete Slabs with Bubbles? How Biaxial Voided Slabs Work

In the dome of the Pantheon in Rome, several construction techniques were used to allow such a bold construction to stand. One concerns the composition of the concrete (in this case, non-reinforced concrete) with different densities throughout the structure. Closer to...
HVAC Contractors Should Be Tracking Field Productivity

HVAC Contractors Should Be Tracking Field Productivity

Tracking duct installations in the field can help HVAC contractors save labor and manage costs.Warren Buffett once remarked, “Only when the tide goes out do you discover who has been swimming naked.” He was referring to the financial crises of 2008-2009 when many Wall...
Ten Things You Need to Know About Concrete Legato Blocks

Ten Things You Need to Know About Concrete Legato Blocks

Concrete Legato™ Blocks are typically used to form a continuous interlocking concrete wall, as opposed to laying bricks and mortar, which can create unnecessary delays and interruption onsite. Here are 10 things you should know about concrete legato blocks. 1. Made...