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Future of the Construction industry: Prefabrication and 3D printing
Business
Thursday December 19 2019

Future of the Construction industry: Prefabrication and 3D printing

3D printing, prefabrication and modularisation are not new concepts, but are gaining traction as being more practically viable to be applied in a larger scale in...

Will Your Next Home be 3D Printed?
Technology
Thursday March 30 2017

Will Your Next Home be 3D Printed?

Last June, Beijing based construction outfit HuaShang Tengda made world headlines when it announced that it had printed a two-storey, 400 square metre home in 45...

Where is the Discord in Construction Technology Uptake?
Technology
Friday March 3 2017

Where is the Discord in Construction Technology Uptake?

From BIM to prefabrication to drones to big data, areas in which technology either is delivering or has the potential to deliver benefits in design and...

Plan Vs. Performance Conversation a Boost for Construction
Technology
Wednesday September 7 2016

Plan Vs. Performance Conversation a Boost for Construction

Mobile smart devices have already emerged as an all but ubiquitous hi-tech accoutrement in modern society, with their low cost and ready availability enabling all of...

What are the Building Materials of the Future?
Technology
Tuesday July 12 2016

What are the Building Materials of the Future?

Whether it’s building information modelling, offsite fabrication or even the use of robots or drones on construction sites, much has been said of late about the...

Technological Advances Will Unleash Funding for Construction
Technology
Thursday June 23 2016

Technological Advances Will Unleash Funding for Construction

The emergence of a swathe of paradigm-changing building technologies will heighten the appeal of construction projects to capital by making them safer and more predictable investment bets.

Sequestering Carbon Dioxide in 3D Printable Concrete
Green
Thursday April 28 2016

Sequestering Carbon Dioxide in 3D Printable Concrete

Researchers in California are working on a new method for sequestering the carbon dioxide generated by fossil fuel power plants in a 3D printable concrete.

Ensuring a High Performance Future
Energy
Wednesday January 13 2016

Ensuring a High Performance Future

What does the future look like if we move toward using performance-based solutions and away from the Deemed-to-Satisfy approach?

Fleet of Robots to Build 3D Printed Mars Shelter
Technology
Tuesday September 29 2015

Fleet of Robots to Build 3D Printed Mars Shelter

Foster + Partners has designed some of the most famous buildings in the world and, if one of its recent designs is anything to go by,...