CONSTRUCTION DISRUPTION Reinventing construction with manufacturing techniques

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Design for Manufacturing and Assembly (DfMA) applies processes developed by manufacturing companies to the challenges of construction. COMPASS: What makes CadMakers’ approach to construction unique? We knew it was possible, but we weren’t sure if it’s been done with wood construction.

Construction Excellence through Virtual Construction

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In the past few years, one important component of Dassault Systèmes’ leading construction experiences – Optimized Planning – hasbeen adopted by pioneering construction firms. In AEC, the construction process has always been relatively crude. Digital Construction Planning.

3D printing in construction, architecture and the built-environment

3D Printing Industry

The use of 3D printing for construction and architecture is a rapidly developing area. Additive manufacturing is used not only in the design stages of construction projects, but is also bringing remarkable full-scale structures to life. This article highlights some of the possibilities that 3D printing brings to the built-environment. These include 3D printed houses, […].

Cazza Construction Technologies Introduces 3D Printing Construction Robots and Sees High Demand

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We first heard about California-based technology startup Cazza Construction Technologies last November, when it entered the scene with its ambitious goal of constructing 3D printed smart cities all. View the entire article via our website.

3D Printing in Residential Construction: Today’s Potential

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3D Printing 3d printed homes 3D printed residential construction California Polytechnic State University industrial 3d printingAs 3D printing began to infiltrate the mainstream in recent years—and all around the world—researchers, designers, engineers, and makers in nearly every field found a way to embrace the technology, View the entire article via our website.

Simulation in Architecture, Engineering, and Construction

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The following article is excerpted from SIMULATION IN ARCHITECTURE, ENGINEERING AND CONSTRUCTION. The following image shows an innovative steel lattice structure, one of the Sun Valley structures constructed for Shanghai Expo 2010.

[INFOGRAPHIC] Deconstructing Lean Construction

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The adoption of Lean construction by the AEC industry, and Lean drivers, benefits, and challenges are illustrated in this Dassault Systèmes infographic. Given the biggest challenge to implementing Lean construction is a lack of awareness, please share this infographic with your network: Click to Tweet: “[INFOGRAPHIC]. Lean Construction Industry Solution Experience. Lean Construction SmartMarket Report.

Five Steps to Industrialized Construction

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This post is an excerpt from the paper, “ Industrialization of the Construction Industry ,” by Dr. Perry Daneshgari and Dr. Heather Moore of MCA Inc. In today’s construction environment the value transferred to the customer for every dollar spent is only around 46 cents.

How Economically Viable is 3D Printing Concrete For Construction?

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3D printed concrete construction is becoming a practice that is being taken more seriously than ever before, as bridges, houses and other structures are being printed and shown to be effective. 3D Design 3D Printing 3d printed concrete 3d printed construction concrete 3d printing construction 3d printing

3D Printhuset Announces New Company Dedicated to Construction 3D Printing

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While there are many companies around that specialize in 3D printed construction, Denmark’s 3D Printhuset has become one of the most prominent. 3D Printing Business 3d printed construction 3D Printhuset BOD BOD2 COBODIt is a company that does not believe in hype, View the entire article via our website.

3D Printhuset Introduces the BOD2 Construction 3D Printer

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One of the leaders of the 3D printed construction movement has been 3D Printhuset. 3D Printers 3D Printing 3d printed construction 3D Printhuset BOD2 construction 3d printing Kamp CLate last year, the Danish company completed 3D printing on the Building on Demand, or BOD, the first 3D printed. View the entire article via our website.

XtreeE and VINCI Construction Partner to Advance 3D Printing in the Construction Industry

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French construction firm VINCI Construction has a portfolio of projects that are striking, sturdy and sustainable, ranging from climate-controlled stadiums to bridges designed to withstand cyclones. View the entire article via our website.

Commercial Construction Trends: Highs and Lows of 2017

3D Printing Hub

As we close in on the final days of 2017, it’s time once again for our annual commercial construction blog post reflecting back on the positives – and the negatives – that have impacted our business and the industry as a whole over the last 12 months.

SOLIDWORKS 2019 Trim Entities with Construction Geometry

Javelin Tech Tips

It relates to how construction geometry in sketches interact when trimming. Most of the time you want to keep construction geometry so your sketch remains easier to constrain. These construction lines can get in the way especially using the Power Trim option.

Enabling Flow: Knowledge Based Construction

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This post is an excerpt of the white paper “Lean Construction ‐ Advanced Project Delivery for the AEC Industry” from Dassault Systèmes’ Value Solution Business Partner CornerCube. Knowledge Flow-Based Construction. Related resources: Lean Construction Industry Solution Experience.

US Army creates new 3D printing concrete composite for rapid construction of buildings

3D Printing Industry

Using this composition, the USACE can potentially accelerate construction of buildings for a wider variety of military and civilian operations. Materials apis cor Automated Construction of Expeditionary Structures project Construction Engineering Research Laboratory Dr. Michael Case IAAC Technical University of Munich US Army US Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) WinSun

Best RC Construction Vehicles

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My simple guide looks at some of the most amazing electric radio-controlled construction vehicles around. In this guide, we take a look at RC construction vehicles including bulldozers, excavators, fork lifts, and cranes. Full functional construction vehicle.

AM.NUS' New Construction 3D Printing Programme Starts Out in the Toilet

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3D printing has enabled the construction industry to lower costs and ramp up production speeds, along with using better building materials and designs to make improved, eco-friendly structures. View the entire article via our website.

Mobile Construction Robot 3D Prints a Temporary Architectural Installation Out of Loose Stones and Twine

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While plastic is used often in 3D printing, stronger materials are required for architecture and construction applications, such as brick, concrete, and cement. 3D Printed Architecture 3D Printing 3D Printing Materials Featured Stories Robotics 3d printed pavilion 3d printing rocks architectural 3d printing construction 3d printing construction robot eth zurich Gramazio Kohler Research of ETH Zurich Rock Print Stone switzerland

TU Darmstadt and formnext joint venture to advance additive manufacturing in construction

3D Printing Industry

Formnext and the Technical University (TU) Darmstadt have announced a joint venture intended to promote the application of industrial 3D printing by the construction sector Over the coming years, use of additive manufacturing by the construction industry will receive increased attention at the annual Frankfurt based trade show. Construction Formnext IAAC Oliver Tessmann Purdue University Sascha F.

Challenges Driving the Industrialization of Construction

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This post is an excerpt from the paper, “ Industrialization of the Construction Industry ,” by Dr. Perry Daneshgari and Dr. Heather Moore of MCA Inc. Click to tweet: “Construction is fragmented: only 2% have 100+ workers while 80% have 10 or fewer.”

Robotic construction project wins innovation prize for 3D printing building

3D Printing Industry

Swiss researchers working at the "Swiss MIT" have created a new technique for concrete construction using robotics and metal mesh. Design 3d construction Concrete construction concrete formwork concrete printing concrete reinforcement construction ETH Gramazio Kohler Mesh Mould Metal metal mesh National Centre of Competence in Research NCCR Digital Fabrication Norman Hack

Industrializing Construction: Solutions for Productivity Breakthroughs

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This post is an excerpt from the paper, “ Industrialization of the Construction Industry ,” by Dr. Perry Daneshgari and Dr. Heather Moore of MCA Inc. Construction Industry” identified solutions for breakthrough improvement of productivity. Productivity Improvements in #Construction?”

What Possibilities Does the Future Hold for 3D Printed Construction?

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3D Printing Business Editorials / Opinions 3d printed buildings 3d printed construction 3d printed houses Apis Cor Apis Cor 3D construction printer building construction construction Editorial ethics high-rise construction labor means of labor means of production mechanization nikita cheniuntai opinion productionThere is no doubt that 3D printing will impact the design and production of buildings, whether residential or commercial.

Benefits of Virtual Design and Construction to Civil Construction Projects

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& Construction to #Civil Projects. The ability to visualize the built environment is critical to the design and construction of civil construction projects. More construction project sites now use virtual design and construction simulation.

WASP releases “infinity 3D printer” for construction

3D Printing Industry

WASP, the Italian manufacturer behind DeltaWASP 3D printers, has unveiled a new construction system which will be used to print sustainable houses in a village. The Crane WASP, also referred to as the “the infinity 3D printer” is designed to accelerate the development of the technological village of Shamballa, a WASP project to develop 3D printed eco-friendly houses. The company […]. 3D Printers Crane WASP infinity 3D printer Shamballa wasp

Spotlight on CadMakers Virtual Construction

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CadMakers Virtual Construction understands that the construction of a building is a small percent of the total cost of ownership, compared to maintenance of the structure. That enables us to identify and resolve problems in advance of live construction.”.

CATIA 3DEXPERIENCE contributes to two Construction Awards

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The 3DEXPERIENCE platform from Dassault Systemes has played an important role in winning 2 awards in the Construction industry. The design team at Zaha’s were awarded the 2017 innovation in Collaboration Award from the Computing Construction Awards. Industrialized Construction.

Estonian Researchers Create 3D Printable Peat Mixture for Cost-Effective Home Construction

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By using 3D printing to fabricate structures ranging from hotels and houses to bridges and bus stops, the global construction industry is able to lower costs and increase production speeds, along. 3D Printing 3D Printing Materials 3d print construction 3d print houses 3d print materials 3d printed building materials 3d printed construction material 3d printing in construction composite materials conductive materials construction 3d printing cost saving estonia estonia 3d printing peat

Canadian Construction Company 3D Prints Structural Steel Studs to Build Homes

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3D printed structures, like houses, office buildings, and bridges, are much more common than they were even a few years ago, and a construction company in Vancouver is introducing new disruptive. View the entire article via our website.

Focusing on Process Over Product: A New Approach to Construction Productivity

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for Construction Productivity” Research indicates that construction is one of the only industries where efficiency and productivity has actually fallen over the past 50 to 60 years. Optimized Construction Industry Solution Experience. Lean Construction SmartMarket Report.

CyBe Construction 3D prints concrete drone laboratory on-site in Dubai

3D Printing Industry

Dutch 3D printing company CyBe Construction has completed its role in 3D printing a drone research & development laboratory for the Dubai Electricity and Water. Applications 3D printed building 3D printed laboratory 3D printing building 3d printing concrete construction construction 3D printing Cybe CyBe Construction De Vergaderfabriek DEWA Dubai Dubai Electricity and Water Authority R&Drone Laboratory

DIY digitizer with detailed construction guide

DIY 3D Printing

Nikolaj Møbius from Fablab RUC developed a simple and cheap DIY digitizer 3d scanner that can record points in a physical space and convert them into a 2D vector drawing for laser cutting or 3D printing. It is made with three rotary encoders and gets a points measures controlled by Arduino.

Architecture, Engineering & Construction: Customized Efficiency

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They provide a collaboration-based project backbone that enables centralized project management, which helps us to expand our online creation and collaboration capabilities as well as to foster lean construction methods. Collaborative and Industrialized Construction.

BetAbram construction 3d printers from Slovenia

DIY 3D Printing

Slovenia is our little neighboring country to the west and they have several 3d printing projects like: KORUZA laser wifi , PrintGreen and TroubleMaker 3d printer.

Increasing Efficiency by Adopting Lean Construction Practices

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McGraw Hill Construction, the Lean Construction Institute, and Dassault Systèmes teamed up to produce an in-depth report on Lean Construction. Download the full Lean Construction SmartMarket Report, with our compliments. Lean Construction Institute.

TUM cracks construction of free-form 3D printed cement

3D Printing Industry

Army and WinSun have proved, 3D printing is ripe for application in construction. Applications 3D printing construction cement concrete contour crafting Dr. Klaudius Henke Klaudius Henke selective binding Technical University of Munich TUMAs projects from the likes of Apis Cor, the IAAC, the U.S. In theory, in the future a robotic arm/gantry, water, and clay from the ground will be all the ingredients needed to build a house. Eradicating the high cost of labour […].

3D Construction Printer Chosen

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We’re advised that a Belgian organization has selected a large scale 3D construction printer from 3D. Read the whole entry. » » event

The Case for Industrialization of the Construction Industry

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This post is an excerpt from the paper, “ Industrialization of the Construction Industry, ” by Dr. Perry Daneshgari and Dr. Heather Moore of MCA Inc. Currently no known association is leading this mission in the construction industry. Download Lean Construction Solution Brief.

3D Technology + Construction: A High-Value Partnership

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I would argue that the construction industry is crying out for this innovation to drive efficiency, generate sustainability, improve safety and reduce waste. Construction: a high-value partnership” Related Resources: AEC Industry Solutions from Dassault Systèmes.