Articles by tag: AEC

Tech-Forward AEC Companies Rise to the Top Amidst 2023 Project Backlogs

The pandemic halted architecture, engineering, and construction (AEC) industry products, and now the backlog is catching up, reaching its peak level since pre-pandemic. Companies are having to navigate the rising demand with challenges such as inflation, talent retention, and supply chain issues. Unanet’s 2022-2023 AEC Inspire Report provided some insight as to what firms […]

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Architecture & Design
Is the COP27 Focus on AEC Carbon Emissions Telling the Whole Story?

Construction sustainability continues to be an emphasis for international leaders. COP27, the UN’s gathering of more than 90 heads of state and 35,000 delegates from 190 countries, convened earlier in early November to discuss unified action against climate change and which industries need to take on a bulk of the responsibility to adjust operations and […]

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Introducing ‘Track.Map.Measure.’ with Shaun MacIntosh

Host Shaun MacIntosh is ready to “Track.Map.Measure.” MacIntosh’s new show brings unmatched construction industry insights to MarketScale’s industry publications, walking you through the latest in the construction industry, from drones and bleeding-edge technology to the end-to-end processes that drive efficiency. He will sit down with the top leaders in construction to have them share their […]

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Architecture & Design
Constants and Variables in Architecture & Design: Dirt Work

Every month Adam Morrisey navigates infrastructure, land, and relationships of the construction industry on Dirt Work. Founder and Partner of Global Architecture Firm, 5G Studio, Scott Lowe joined us to discuss the architecture process and changes impacting the industry. 5G was founded in 2005 and has grown to an internationally renown firm. Headquartered and founded […]

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Engineering & Construction
Finding Opportunities as a Construction Professional During COVID-19

Like many industries reliant on in-person and on-site production, the construction industry is feeling a mix of financial and safety-related issues during the COVID-19 pandemic. Much of the disparity is geographic; some midwestern construction firms are operating business as usual. Others in epicenters of the pandemic, like New York and Washington, are practically shuttered. Regardless, […]

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Business Services
Featured Job Post, Superintendent – Flintco

Flintco is looking to fill a superintendent Role in their Memphis, TN office. Superintendents function as Project Managers on industry-leading construction projects from Flintco. The position will involve overseeing day-to-day operations, manage sub-contractors, and communicating with clients. Superintendents play a key role when it comes to job site safety practices and is in charge […]

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Architecture & Design
How AEC is Preparing for a Digital Future

Construct AEC Education and Expo recently concluded its 2019 event in National Harbor, Maryland after four days of learning and networking. Architects, designers, and construction professionals all had the opportunity to discuss the latest trends in their specific sectors, and the concerns they have as well. Specifications have always been something architects have wrestled with […]

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disaster recovery
Edge AI is Revolutionizing Disaster Recovery with Speed and Precision
April 22, 2024

Edge AI is revolutionizing disaster recovery by bringing processing power closer to the front lines, where rapid response and real-time data are vital. At the Pacific Northwest National Laboratory, researchers are harnessing AI to predict and manage natural disasters more effectively, providing first responders with tools that could save lives during events like wildfires […]

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sustainable building practices
Galvanized Steel Leads the Way in Sustainable Building Practices From Cost Savings to Environmental Benefits
April 22, 2024

As the construction industry navigates the complexities of sustainability and economic pressures, the role of galvanized steel has become increasingly pertinent in sustainable architecture. This material, celebrated for its durability and low environmental impact, is gaining attention amid global steel market fluctuations and rising demands for sustainable building practices. With significant shifts in manufacturing […]

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Edge AI
The Winning Combination in Edge AI is Combining Cutting-Edge Hardware with Smart Software
April 22, 2024

As the world heads towards a technology-driven future, the integration of AI and edge computing is proving to be a game changer, particularly in the realm of IoT. These innovations are making it possible to process and analyze data where it’s collected, drastically reducing latency and enhancing real-time decision-making capabilities. The burgeoning field of […]

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cloud environments
Rethink Everything: Modern Cloud Environments Demand a Fusion of New Security Architectures, Continuous Education and Educated Partnerships
April 22, 2024

As businesses increasingly transition to cloud environments, the conversation around cybersecurity has become more crucial. The shift from on-premise to cloud-based infrastructures offers notable benefits like scalability and cost savings, yet it introduces unique challenges and complexities in security management. The stakes are high, with a significant rise in cyber threats exploiting the vulnerabilities […]

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3 Things to Look for at Construct 2019
October 4, 2019

Washington D.C. may have a reputation as a place where nothing actionable gets done, but that will not be the case from October 9-11. Construct Show 2019 will bring professionals from all aspects of the architecture and design industries together. Engineers, project managers, contractors and more will convene at the Gaylord National Resort and Convention […]

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The Fourth Revolution: The Solution to the Manufacturing Labor Shortage Might Be An Internal One
August 1, 2019

You can hardly listen to a political speech without hearing the buzzword – “manufacturing jobs.” As baby boomers retire from their lifelong careers in manufacturing, no one is stepping up to fill these vacant positions. But why? The manufacturing industry has an “industry image issue,” said Greg Barnett, senior vice president of The Predictive […]

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Element Sessions: Software is Transforming Every Step of Design for the Better
July 23, 2019

Technology has changed the way products work and look, but what is often overlooked is the technology that puts these products in front of a buying audience. For the woodworking, cabinet, furniture, and store fixture industries, the most powerful technologies have been the ones making each aspect of the design process more efficient, straight-forward, […]

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Life in Polymers: Machining Plastics and Why Compression Molding Beats Out Extrusion
July 18, 2019

On the first episode of Life in Polymers, we’re breaking down the basics of machining plastics, and specifically the differences between extrusion and compression molding. Both are ways that plastics are machined, but it’s a different approach. To provide insight, we’re joined by Jody Walker, Western Region Business Development Manager, and Paul Hanson, Eastern […]

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Assessing the State of Architecture with Carlo Ratti
July 16, 2019

The world of architecture and design is faster moving and more connected than ever before. The exchange of trends and ideas can be shared across the globe in a matter of seconds. This brings with it excitement, but also uncertainty about the future. To understand where the industry is heading, and what is driving these […]

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The Discussion on Sustainable Materials Is Shifting (Slowly But Surely)
June 13, 2019

Over time, consumers become more familiar with the vast options for high-quality, sustainable building materials, but how is the conversation coming along on an industry-wide level? On this episode of the AEC podcast brought to you by Marketscale, host Tyler Kern sits down with Andrew Legge, founder of Havelock Wool, and Mike Horgan, design-builder […]

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Should We Tax Robots on the Factory Floor?
June 5, 2019

Have you heard of the concept of robot taxation? It’s an idea that pushes for more taxes on companies that use robots over human labor, and supporters have a fierce advocate in their corner: Bill Gates. But does it make sense in the modern world, one in the midst of the fourth industrial revolution […]

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Tips for Finding and a Working with Design Influencers
June 5, 2019

In the world of social media influencers, the stakes are high and the territory confusing to maneuver. But it doesn’t have to be, said Elle H-Millard, interior designer and insider for the National Kitchen and Bath Association. In this episode of the AEC Podcast, host Shelby Skrhak sat down with H-Millard to sort through […]

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Why a High Tech Smart Home is Within Your Reach
January 10, 2019

It’s been hard to avoid advertisements for products involved with “smart homes” as of late. Although the idea of a smart-home seems like something of a high-cost technological home renovation, many people already own devices that drive home automation. Take the Google Home or Amazon Echo—these popular smart speakers utilize IoT technology to communicate with […]

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