Posts Categorized: Technology

57-story skyscraper in a record 19 days

Skyscrapers build in a matter of weeks - will this be the "new normal"? According to the BROAD Sustainable Building Co. Ltd. headquartered in Changsha, China, it's the way of the future. Their recent triumph has been the construction of a 57-story skyscraper in a record 19 days, with the produ... Read more

3D Printing

3D printing in construction is here. Sure, it may need some tweaking, but, is this the foundation of things to come? Move over century old practices and modular construction, technology is taking over. * 1,100 sq meter building. * 3 floors. * 1 floor per day. * Giant 3D printing machine i... Read more

3 Team Management Tools That Work

Managing a team is hard work. Administrative and soft skills are under-appreciated and under-utilized within most organizations, but people-management is invaluable, often a requirement to growing your team and getting things done. From benefits administration and payroll to collaboration and perks... Read more

Technology – making site work easy.

Technology and it's business applications: think of all the buzz words, efficiency, communication and community, redundancy, deliverable, collaborating, scheduling, cost control and the list goes on. Well we came across PlanGrid and we think it's pretty fantastic. For companies embracing technolo... Read more

Contour Crafting – Is this the future of construction?

Imagine a world in which a 2,000 sq ft home, embedded with all the conduits for electrical, plumbing and air-conditioning, was constructed in 24 hours! Well Behrokh Khoshnevis, a professor of Industrial & Systems Engineering, from the University of Southern California did. He developed a tec... Read more