Concrete slabs are something of an unsung hero in construction projects. But, if researchers at ETH Zurich have their way, this construction mainstay will be as beautiful as it is functional.
A recent study released by Ernst & Young highlights some of the technological advancements causing disruption in the construction industry, and points out several it expects to grow most over the next five years.
Construction’s somewhat tricky relationship with technology has been put to the test in recent years, as increasing demands, ever-tightening margins and a shrinking labor pool have all squeezed the industry. Nevertheless, more firms than ever … about How Construction Technology is Changing the Way We Build
Here are five 3D printed structures in operation today that offer a glimpse into the future of what the technology is capable of.
Around the country, but particularly in cities that are hubs of technology and innovation, skyrocketing house prices have put home ownership well out of reach for many middle-class families. One Austin-based construction tech company recently … about Can Mega 3-D Printer Be the Solution to Affordable Housing?
Additive manufacturing, otherwise known as, 3D printing, is having what you might call “a moment” in construction. The technology is prized for its ability to quickly produce all kinds of structures for pennies on the … about Will 3D Printing Transform Global Construction?
Nature is a common source of inspiration for builders and architects. They often turn to natural elements to incorporate them into their designs borrowing from their perfect symmetry, impeccable forms and strength developed over millions … about The Future of Cement is 3D
This year has seen construction technology pick up speed in Australia. More construction companies than ever before are embracing technology and many others are looking at new and unique ways to increase safety, collaboration and … about A Look at Construction Technology in 2018
A few years ago, it would be the stuff of science fiction to imagine designing a home using virtual reality. Now, however, homeowners and developers can immerse themselves in a virtual environment while their building … about Construction Tech Trends for 2019 and Beyond
Technology in the construction industry has been gradually evolving to meet the needs of architects and construction managers alike. The technology available to architects today has come a long way since sketching 2D pencil drafts … about Bridging the Communication Gap Through 3D Technology