Listen to the Podcast Listen to Dr. Luke Whale describe an exciting new AI technology that promises to revolutionize timber design for manufacturing. The AI tool is called DAISY, acronym for Design AI Systems, and it uses genetic programming to find an optimal design for almost any given floor system. Using the principals of evolutionaryA conversation with Dr. Luke Whale, CoFounder of DAISY AI, Inc.“>… Read more »
Listen to the Podcast MiTek empowers its customers to improve the way they design, make and build. Listen to Ben Tabolt, MiTek’s Director of Plan Services, describe how Mitek is putting Design-Make-Build into action, with a holistic approach centered around digital design with offsite manufacturing in mind. BIM, digital twinning, VR, AR, automated drafting, fabricationA conversation with Ben Tabolt, Director Plan Services, MiTek“>… Read more »
Photo © Benjamin Benschneider Mass-timber guru Michael Green has completed his latest project “Catalyst” for the University of Eastern Washington in Spokane. Green explains that the five-storey, 1,500 square foot building, a central atrium with two wings, needed to be “aesthetically and programmatically neutral.” From the Katerra site: The building is intended to demonstrate the… Read more »
The Industrialized wood-based Construction Conference (IWBC) offers unparalleled value to attendees. Not only has it partnered with the Architecture Boston (ABX20) conference to bring you more value, but its new online platform offers a plethora of benefits you can enjoy from the comfort of you own home.
The only thing one can say for certain about the post-pandemic construction landscape is that it will be forever changed. Construction owners and managers who move quickly to adapt will find opportunities for growth. May saw the largest increase in new construction jobs in recorded history, showing that the industry is back in business for… Read more »
The Coronavirus pandemic is sure to have long-lasting impacts on the way we build homes. Will COVID-19 cause people to flee the cities and move into the suburbs or into more rural communities? Or is this just a fad that will cool down? People who live in large cities have been severely affected by the… Read more »