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State of Construction 2018 [INFOGRAPHIC]
The results are in! We surveyed over 1,000 construction professionals in the MEP and field professions to determine the state of construction in North America. Read on to learn more.
The U.S. States with the Highest Paying Construction Jobs
The construction industry is booming across the United States, in line with the state of the economy. But, there’s a big difference in pay for construction pros depending on which state they’re in.
How HVAC LOD Levels Impact Your 3D BIM Model
LOD, or Level of Development, can have a major impact on the size of your HVAC model, as well as the amount of hours and effort needed. Here's how you deal with LOD in a LEAN way.
Winning With BIM: Lessons From This Year's World Cup
Europe is leaving the rest of the world behind this year when it comes to soccer - and BIM. However, there are a few things every BIM modeler from around the world can learn from this year’s World Cup
BIM Pioneers – What We Can Learn From the Dutch [Interview]
The Netherlands are amongst the leading countries when it comes to BIM: nearly 60% of construction projects are carried out using a digital model. What can we learn from the Dutch?
What IS CAM (Computer Aided Manufacturing)?
Along with AI, IoT, and 3D printing, Computer Aided Manufacturing, or CAM, is an important part of the future of construction, and it already has an impact on manufacturing.
How Should Manufacturers Work with BIM Content
In today’s construction industry, prefabrication and BIM content dominate the conversation. As a manufacturer supplying construction pros, here’s how you need to get involved.
Hyatt Regency Walkway Collapse: The Deadly Consequences of Design Negligence [Video]
The Hyatt Regency walkway collapse was one of the most deadly structural collapses in American history. What contributed to this tragedy, and what role did faulty design play?
No Fear: Leveraging Offsite Fabrication for Instant Construction Improvement
Offsite fabrication in construction can save time, money, and resources, which in turn, can help improve your construction process.
Can Staircase Design Shape Your Feelings?
Stairs aren’t just a way to get from A to B. In essence, they remain a practical way to move from one elevation to another, but staircase design can also offer far more in terms of psychology.
Designing & Building the Tesla Gigafactory with HD BIM
Even if you’re not a tech giant like Tesla, things have changed in the conceptualization, design and, construction of buildings. 2D drawings and guesstimates no longer cut it.
The Museum Architecture of Dubai, Milton Keynes, and More
There’s a fascinating link between architecture and museums, and many take the form of absolutely stunning buildings. This article will explore museum architecture and take a look at some of the most.
The CAD Revolution In Construction
From pencil to paper and 3D, 4D, or even 5D BIM— there’s no doubt things are rapidly changing in the construction industry. CAD is transforming the way we work - and will continue in the future.
5 Ways to Find BIM and CAD Training
The construction industry has seen a significant shift in tech over the last ten years. BIM and CAD (Computer-Aided Design) technology is now used every day. So how do you find BIM and CAD training?
Ancient Architecture and the Human Need to Construct
Humans have been building homes and structures for centuries. Ancient buildings give us hints into cultural and religious motives of those who built before us. So, is it in our nature to construct?
Can the CAD Pro Play the Hero?
If you've ever wondered how to take your CAD skills to the next level, this guide is for you. Access your free guide, "Can the CAD Pro Play the Hero?" today.
How to Ask Your BIM Manager for a Raise and Actually Get It
Are you an in-house BIM or CAD detailer? If you’re interested in earning more money or moving your career forward, look no further. Here is how you can ask your BIM Manager for a raise—and get it.
3D Laser Scanning Can Preserve Your Old Building
Understanding building science is important when working with an old building envelope. While opinions differ about the best way to renovate, one undeniable tool is 3D laser scanning.
How to Make the Most Out of Your BIM Content
What are the different BIM file types and formats available and how can you make the most out of these types of BIM content? Read this post to understand the different types of content.
2D to 3D Models: Entering the Third Dimension