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Is this autonomous tractor the future of construction?

San Francisco-based startup Built Robotics is testing an autonomous track loader that can excavate holes for building foundations at the same rate as its...

Autodesk invests in Project Frog to bolster prefab market

San Francisco-based Project Frog, which designs, develops and delivers software and prefabricated building platforms, has secured an investment from the Autodesk Forge Fund to...

How Robotics Could Change The Future of Construction

During the last decades, robotic technology has achieved great progress. This slow but constant growth has allowed robots to start establishing their presence in...

New app calculates maximum allowable heights for building occupancy types, classes of construction

The American Wood Council (AWC) and WoodWorks released a public beta version of an updated app that calculates maximum allowable heights and areas for...

MICRODRONES – PURPOSE BUILT AERIAL MAPPING PACKAGES FOR PROFESSIONALS

At Microdrones, we don't just sell drones. We sell perfectly integrated surveying and mapping packages that deliver real world results to demanding professionals. Geospatial,...

Bubble? What bubble?: Apartment and condo construction simply can’t keep up with demand

Pay no attention to talk of a multifamily housing bubble. The ranks of potential renters and condo buyers are going up by a million...

Entertainment districts are rejuvenating cities and spurring economic growth

Entertainment districts are being planned or are popping up all over the country. While they vary in size, building type, and tenant mix, the...

DeWalt unveils digital, physical tools

Making the point that the future of construction revolves around digital information, DeWalt introduced software and digital tools alongside its traditional cordless and corded...

U.S. markets with the largest hotel construction pipeline

In the second quarter, analysts at Lodging Econometrics (LE) report that the five U.S. markets with the largest hotel construction pipelines by project count...

The Top 5 Virtual Reality and Augmented Reality Apps for Architects

Virtual reality and augmented reality tools for the AEC industry are getting increasingly better and more optimized. As prices keep dropping, there are fewer...