I know what you’re thinking. “CAD? That’s for architects and engineers, right? It’s not for construction folks. We just get the PDFs of the construction documents and make do.” Well, that’s how it was for … about CAD & Construction – It’s Not Just for Designers Anymore
New project delivery methods are reshaping the role of the contractor. Throughout most of the 20th Century, design-bid-build was the standard way of running projects. This model relied on architects working with the owner under … about Design Risks Every Contractor Should Watch Out For
Paper-based construction inspections are set to become a thing of the past. Emerging new innovative technology-based approaches promise better quality control, enhanced efficiency and greater transparency. Here’s some you may see coming soon to a … about Beyond the Clipboard: 5 Technologies Changing Construction Inspections
Catch up on what's going on in construction this week. From a thought-provoking op-ed authored by Procore's Senior Director of EMEA Sales to the current state of the commercial construction industry in the US, we've … about Top Design Firms of 2021, Future of AI, and Most Expensive US Cities for Construction
While it may be difficult to pin down a distinctly Canadian style in architecture, many innovative designers and architects have pushed the collective aesthetic forward throughout this country’s history. Following are 11 of Canada’s most … about 11 Famous Canadian Builders and Their Stories
Construction in many ways embodies a job in the technology sector. This has always been the case, yet with the introduction of CAD, technology’s role in the industry and the impact it has on the … about What is Computer-Aided Design (CAD) and Why It’s Important
You may have heard about ‘parametric design’, ‘computational design’ and ‘generative design’, especially in connection with BIM or prefab projects. According to some leaders in architecture, they are the way of the future. So, what … about How Computational Design is Helping Ease Construction Pain Points
When it comes to reducing injuries and deaths in the construction industry, there is a growing emphasis on the use of Safety by Design principles. The goal is to take the highest order approach to … about How Your Architect Can Help You Have a Safer Worksite
In this post, we’ll take a look at some of the top architecture firms in Toronto, as outlined by BlogTO and Azure Magazine.
Office and retail fitouts are a steady stream of work for many builders and trades due to the constant churn of tenants bumping in and out.