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BIM in Construction

BIM in Construction: Part 3 – The Inevitable

Whether you’ve embraced BIM (Building Information Modeling) or still have your doubts, it’s here to stay. And it’s already changing the construction process in some pretty fundamental ways.

In this final post in our three-part BIM in construction series, we’ve compiled expert advice on getting started with BIM and a look at some cutting-edge uses of the technology. Don’t forget to read our breakdown of the pros and cons, along with some real-world success stories, in Part 1—The Good and Part 2—The Bad.

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BIM in Construction

BIM in Construction: Part 2 – The Bad

Whether you’ve embraced BIM (Building Information Modeling) or still have your doubts, it’s here to stay. And it’s already changing the construction process in some pretty fundamental ways.

This post is the second in a three-part series about the use of BIM in construction. Check out Part 1—The Good, and stay tuned for Part 3—The Inevitable (now posted!) next week.

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BIM in Construction

BIM in Construction: Part 1 – The Good

Whether you’ve embraced BIM (Building Information Modeling) or still have your doubts, it’s here to stay. And it’s already changing the construction process in some pretty fundamental ways.

This post is the first in a three-part series about the use of BIM in construction. Stay tuned in the coming weeks for Part 2—The Bad (now posted!) and Part 3—The Inevitable (now posted!).

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Robots in the Construction Industry

Man vs. Machine: Robots in the Construction Industry

Last December, we told you about some new technologies with potentially game-changing applications in the construction industry. Now it’s July, and we can cross off that “potentially,” because the game is already changing rapidly. As it turns out, though, we should have gotten a slightly bigger crystal ball, because we left some of the biggest players off the list…robots in the construction industry.

Since the industrial revolution, man has been benefiting from the power of machines, and since John Henry took on the steam-powered drill, we’ve been wary of that power. Now, with the increasing use of robots—machines that can run without a human operator—are we becoming irrelevant?

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