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.

Can Janne Kyttanen Change the World through Open Source Construction?

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3D Printing constructed construction open source constructionJanne Kyttanen is a true 3D printing pioneer. He helped create the underpinnings of many 3D printed goods, product lines and industries that we take for granted today. We recently. The post Can.

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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.

Saudi Arabian Construction Company Purchases BOD2 Large-Scale Construction 3D Printer

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This past fall, Denmark’s 3D Printhuset, which specializes in 3D printed construction without all of the noisy hype, created a new company focused solely on its 3D printing construction activities. 3D printed construction 3D Printers 3D Printing Business Construction 3D printing 3d print buildings BOD2 COBOD construction 3d printing Saudi Arabia

PERI Group to 3D Print Walls of Small Home Each Day at Bautec Construction Exhibit

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Any lingering questions related to the future of 3D printing in construction should be answered this year for visitors at the international Bautec construction exhibit in Berlin. 3D Printers 3D Printing Business Bautec 2020 Berlin BOD2 3D construction printer COBOD PERI Group

COBOD 3D printer ordered for construction in Saudi Arabia

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Danish 3D printing construction company COBOD International has sold a BOD2 to Saudi Arabian construction company Elite for Construction & Development Co. The BOD2, reportedly the biggest construction 3D printer in the world, will be delivered to Elite by the end of May, 2019. Construction BOD2 COBOD Elite Elite for Construction & Development Co.

3D Printing in the Construction Industry: Still Evolving

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In ‘Success Factors for 3D Printing Technology Adoption in Construction,” thesis student Pankhuri Pimpley at the University of Maryland, College Park, explores not only the history and benefits of. 3D Printing Construction 3D Printing 3d printed construction 3d printing in construction construction 3d printing thesis University of Maryland

ADAM: A Concept for Autonomous Construction on Mars

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Her ADAM idea calls for an automated construction tool 3D print homes on the surface. 3D Printing 3d printing space challenge mars martian martian construction regolithGracinda Ferreira has an interesting concept for building structures on Mars and beyond. After ADAM. The post. View the entire article via our website.

CyBe Construction to build 3D printed houses in UAE

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Dutch concrete 3D printing company CyBe Construction has been selected as a technology provider for the building of houses in the United Arab Emirates (UAE). Construction 3d printed houses CyBe Construction Hussain Al Mahmoudi mobile concrete 3D printer Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum SRTI Park UAE

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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.

Shanghai Mechanized Construction and Polymaker 3D print a pedestrian bridge

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Shanghai Mechanized Construction Group Co (SMCC), a Chinese construction company, and Polymaker, a 3D printing filament manufacturer, have partnered to 3D print a pedestrian bridge in Shanghai. Construction Polymaker Shanghai Mechanized ConstructionThe bridge will be installed in the Taopu Smart City, Putuo District. The Taopu Smart City was designed by a German architectural firm, HPP Architekten, and covers 4.2 square […].

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.

S-Squared 3D Printers debuts large Autonomous Robotic Construction System

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S-Squared 3D Printers (SQ3D), a 3D printer manufacturing and service company based in New York, has introduced its patent-pending Autonomous Robotic Construction System (ARCS). Capable of constructing homes, roads, bridges, and commercial buildings, the specialized ARCS 3D printer is said to outperform traditional construction by reducing both time and cost up to 70%. Construction ARCS Autonomous Robotic Construction System S-Squared 3D Printers

Is Additive Manufacturing the future of construction?

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The construction industry is the world´s largest employer, but it has been losing profitability for over three decades. Enter a team of digital enthusiasts who believe it is time to free the construction industry from past constraints.

The 3DCONS Project Researching the Use of 3D Printing in Various Construction Applications

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These days, 3D printing is frequently used in construction, and we’ve just learned of a new project that has a goal of further introducing the technology into the industry, specifically in both. 3D Printing 3d printed construction 3D printed facade 3d printing in construction 3d printing restoration 3DCONS BIM construction 3d printing construction robot rehabilitation robotic construction

Vertico constructs optimized footbridge using 3D concrete printing

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The firm minimized the materials used in the construction of the bridge by 60 percent through its concrete 3D printing process. Construction EVA M-1 University of Ghent Vertico Volker RuitingaVertico, a Netherlands-based 3D concrete printing specialist, has collaborated with the University of Ghent to 3D print an optimized and material efficient footbridge. Despite using less material, 3D printing helped to create optimized structures […].

Spanish consortium 3DCONS develops 3D printing systems for construction research

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3DCONS, a Spanish construction consortium, has completed a collaborative 3D printing research and development project aimed at developing innovative 3D printing systems and materials for construction. The consortium, led by Spanish construction company VIAS Y CONSTRUCCIONES, has been working on the project for over three years, and presented the results of the project at the […].

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.

COBOD demonstrates construction technology with live 3D printing of 4 small houses

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At the international Bautec construction exhibition in Berlin, Danish 3D printing construction company COBOD provided a live demonstration of its technology by 3D printing the walls of 4 small houses for the duration of the event, from 18 to 21 February.

Innovations in Construction: Researchers 3D Print Foamed Concrete Panels

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3D Printing Construction 3D Printing 3D Print Foamed Concrete Panels 3D printing with concrete E-LWFC industrial 3d printingIn the recently published ‘Fiber-reinforced lightweight foamed concrete panels suitable for 3D printing applications,’ the authors present us with experimental results regarding a set of. View the entire article via our website.

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

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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, […].

Build Your Own Rubber Band Car with 3D Printed Educational Construction Set STEMFIE

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3D Printing Construction 3D Printing Featured Stories 3d files 3D printable downloads 3d printed construction set 3d printed DIY projects 3d printed educational kits construction set downloadable 3d content STEMFIE testingDo you remember Tinker Toys and Lincoln Logs? Those classic toys were created in 1914 and 1916, respectively, and I feel like they were pretty timeless, given that I was. The post Build Your Own. 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.

MIT Thesis Explores Topology Optimization for 3D Printing in Construction & Civil Engineering

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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.

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.”

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?”

Hamilton Labs, ACG Construction and Saint-Gobain to establish Additive Manufacturing & Robotics Hub

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Hamilton Labs, a Singapore-based 3D printing company active in the construction sector, has partnered with Ang Cheng Guan Construction (ACG) and French materials manufacturer Saint-Gobain to establish an Additive Manufacturing & Robotics Hub. According to Willy Ng, co-founder of Hamilton Labs, “Conventional building design and construction methodologies are ripe for disruption.

GXN explores mobile 3D printing as future of construction

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Construction 3XN Break the Grid Danish AM Hub GXN Innovation Kasper Jensen Mads Kjøller Damkjær MAP Architects Moonshots Trichoderma ReeseiGXN Innovation, an independent research subsidiary of Danish architecture firm 3XN, has launched ‘Break the Grid’, a new initiative exploring how to make 3D printers autonomously mobile.

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.

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

Robotic construction project wins innovation prize for 3D printing building

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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

Commercial Construction Trends: Highs and Lows of 2017

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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.

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.

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.”.

Lehigh University: Thesis Improves 3D Printing for Construction with Binder Jet Processes

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3D Printing Construction 3D printing 3d printing research cement 3D printing construction 3d printing CSA cement lehigh universityIn ‘Material Characteristics of Binder Jet 3D Printed Hydrated CSA Cement and Fine Aggregates,’ structural engineering thesis student Joseph Ingaglio (Lehigh University in Bethlehem, PA) explores the. View the entire article via our website.

ACCIONA opens 3D printing construction center in Dubai

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Construction ACCIONA Dubai 3D Printing StrategyACCIONA, a Spanish conglomerate group dedicated to infrastructural management, has inaugurated a new global 3D printing center in Dubai. Established to meet the growing demand for 3D printed infrastructure, the center reportedly features the world’s largest operational powder bed 3D printer. Using concrete, the system is suited towards architectural, urban and building applications in the […].

Witteveen+Bos Complete Development of Southeast Asia’s Largest 3D Printer for Construction

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Netherlands-based Witteveen+Bos just completed development of Southeast Asia’s largest 3D printer for the construction industry. 3D Printers 3D Printing Featured Stories construction 3d printing Nanyang Technological University PEAK Forum Robin Village Development Pte. The Housing and Development Board (HDB) in Singapore made the. View the entire article via our website.

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3D Printing in Construction: French Startup XtreeE Announces New Facility in Dubai

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French startup XtreeE, continues to be a presence in the construction industry with the introduction of 3D printing on the large scale, and now a new production unit in Dubai, The post 3D. 3D Printing Concreative concrete 3d printing construction 3d printing XtreeEView the entire article via our website.

Nanyang Technological University: 3D Printing High-Volume Ash Mixtures for Construction

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In the recently published ‘3D printing of high-volume fly ash mixtures for digital concrete construction,’ Nanyang Technological University thesis student Biranchi Panda explores how fly ash based. 3D Printing Featured Stories 3D printing construction fly ash based geopolymers Nanyang Technological University

TU Dresden: CONPrint3D for Monolithic 3D Printing in Construction

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Researchers from the Technische Universität Dresden have been exploring challenges within the construction industry. In their recently published paper, ‘Large-scale digital concrete construction –. 3D Printing Construction 3D Printing CONPrint3D® construction 3d printing TU DresdenView the entire article via our website.

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.

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.