Tag: offsite construction
Listen to the Podcast Listen to Dr. Luke Whale describe an exciting new AI technology that promises to revolutionize timber design for manufacturing. The AI tool is called DAISY, acronym for Design AI Systems, and it uses genetic programming to find an optimal design for almost any given floor system. Using the principals of evolutionaryA conversation with Dr. Luke Whale, CoFounder of DAISY AI, Inc.“>… Read more »
Listen to the Podcast MiTek empowers its customers to improve the way they design, make and build. Listen to Ben Tabolt, MiTek’s Director of Plan Services, describe how Mitek is putting Design-Make-Build into action, with a holistic approach centered around digital design with offsite manufacturing in mind. BIM, digital twinning, VR, AR, automated drafting, fabricationA conversation with Ben Tabolt, Director Plan Services, MiTek“>… Read more »
The 2020 IWBC conference is going virtual! Co-hosted by IWBC and ABX, the online format will give attendees greater exposure and networking capabilities that will turn a pandemic into an opportunity for growth.
Robots can now complete every aspect of home construction with very little human input. The results of offsite construction are faster, more accurate and produce less waste.
While offsite construction has steadily gained popularity in recent years as a construction disruptor, the COVD-19 pandemic has highlighted just how effective this technique is in overcoming the constraints of traditional construction.
Entekra is an offsite construction company from California that made it though to the finals of the 2020 Ivory Innovation Awards. On April 16, through a livestream presentation, they were awarded first prize in the Construction and Design category. The Ivory Prize shines a light on foundations, businesses, non-profits and community leaders who work to… Read more »
The University of Arkansas has selected Grafton Architects to design the Anthony Timberlands Center for Design and Materials Innovation in Fayetteville. “This is fantastic news,” said Farrell and McNamara of Grafton Architects. “We are very excited about building our first building in the United States in Fayetteville, Arkansas. This building helps us think about the… Read more »
BIG NEWS FOR IWBC IWBC and ArchitectureBoston Expo (ABX) announced today that the events will co-locate the week of November 2nd, 2020 at the Boston Convention & Exhibition Center. ABX is one of the largest events for design and construction in the Northeast and so for 2020, our IWBC exhibitors and sponsors will be in… Read more »
In 2015, China’s Broad Sustainable Building (BSB) company built a 57-story high rise in just 19 days. If you do the math, that averages three floors every day. The building housed 800 apartments, 19 atriums and office space for 4,000 workers. While this feat is truly incredible, the thinking behind it has been around for… Read more »
The American building community of developers, architects, engineers, contractors and building construction firms are currently facing a multitude of challenges that require urgent attention.