A panel of industry experts sees the future of construction as a mix of new technology and new values. A discussion panel titled Let’s Talk About Technology, held at Vancouver’s Terminal City Club and presented by construction software firm Procore Technologies gathered together several different firms who have moved to adopt technological innovation to, as […]
An unfortunate fact of the AEC (architecture, engineering, and construction) industry is that, between every stage of the process—from planning and design to construction and operations—critical data is lost. The reality is, when you move data between phases of, say, the usable lifecycle of a bridge, you end up shuttling that data back and forth […]
It’s not as weird as it sounds—mushrooms might very well be the building blocks of the future. We’ve seen how mycelium, the root-like filaments of mushrooms, has been used in experimental pavilions and Ikea packaging. Now, it could be used to rebuild crumbling housing stock in cities. Read more.
One of the worst natural disasters in U.S. history took place early on a January morning in 1994, when a 6.7 magnitude earthquake occurred 20 miles north of downtown Los Angeles. Fifty-seven people were killed, and almost 9,000 others injured. Property damage was estimated at up to $50 billion. The Northridge earthquake, as it came […]