Author Archives: Carol Dunn

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February 2, 2023

Sustainable Living Development: One River North in Denver

Upon first glance at the rendering, it looks like something’s gone amok with the high-rise. Then you realize it’s got trees and plants growing out of the enormous pronged “crack” ...

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February 1, 2023

How Digital Innovation Helped Rebuild Sanibel Causeway

When Hurricane Ian roared through Florida in September 2021, the storm surge severely damaged a three-mile section of Sanibel Causeway, the highway portion of the bridge system that connects Sanibel ...

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January 31, 2023

7 Sustainable Cities and the Construction Industry Behind Them

The news is full of examples of the ways advancements in sustainable construction materials and methods are being utilized in cities around the world. Following are 7 sustainable cities and ...

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January 25, 2023

Using Vault Data Standard for Organizing Your Data

Having a company data standard allows administrators to customize dialogs that enforce a standardized workflow for entering Autodesk Vault data across the Vault Client, AutoCAD and Inventor applications. In the ...

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January 24, 2023

How to Assess Embodied Carbon in Revit

A lot of attention on AEC industry sustainability has been heavily focused on operational carbon. For instance, Revit tools like Spacemaker and Analysis are focused on energy efficiency. Operational carbon ...

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January 19, 2023

How to Speed Up Your Manufacturing Processes by 50%

When it comes to improving collaboration, companies are finding it important to be willing to adapt and take risks. To stay competitive, they need to be able to promote collaboration ...

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January 17, 2023

How Safety Technology Can Also Improve Productivity

The investment construction companies make in safety technology is foremost about getting workers through every day as safely as possible. Now there is artificial intelligence (AI) technology to help them ...

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January 12, 2023

Why the Future Will Require Buildings as Products

Opinions have been widely expressed that the construction industry doesn’t innovate from within very well. Because the cost of constructing built assets and infrastructure has increased faster than owners can ...

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January 11, 2023

4 Things You Need for a More Efficient Prefab Shop

If you’re in the mechanical, electrical or plumbing (MEP) space and want to improve the operation of your prefabrication shop, you may need more than a full workforce or the ...

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January 10, 2023

If You’re Working in Construction, You Might Be a “Fungi”

What’s something pizza and construction waste recycling have in common? Well, in light of sustainability developments, it might be mushrooms. An Australian company recently finished up a recycling pilot project ...

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January 5, 2023

4 Ways A.I. Is at the Heart of Construction Progress

Companies in the construction industry have overwhelmingly been conservative in the adoption of technology. It’s not that owners and managers are averse to progress; it’s not that they wouldn’t like ...

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January 4, 2023

7 Things You Can Do for a Competitive Business Advantage

If you’re a smartphone user, you understand the concept of apps. By itself, the phone fills needs that most people have, but maybe you need more. When you download and ...

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