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.

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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.

COBOD supplies Technical University of Denmark with construction 3D printer

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The Technical University of Denmark (DTU) has purchased a BOD2 concrete 3D printer from COBOD International to research and develop new manufacturing processes for the construction industry.

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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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 […].

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

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

[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.

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 […].

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.

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.

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.

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.

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, […].

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.

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.

NYU Tandon plans fleet of mobile 3D printers for construction and repair

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Robotics experts at the New York University (NYU) Tandon School of Engineering are designing a collective of robots equipped with 3D printers for autonomous and mobile construction. Construction Center for Urban Science and Progress Chen Feng CUSP Ludovic Righetti Maurizio Porfiri National Science Foundation New York University New York University Tandon School of Engineering NSF NYU NYU Tandon School of Engineering Tandon School of Engineering Weihua Jin

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?”

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.”

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.

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.

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

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.”.

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

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 News Sliced, Additive Industries, Polymaker, Shanghai Construction Group

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All this and more from Nanoscribe, Additive Industries, Callaghan Innovation, Polymaker, Shanghai Construction Group and others. […].

American University in Dubai and 3DVinci Creations to establish Center for 3D Concrete Printing and Digital Construction

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Called The Center for 3D Concrete Printing and Digital Construction, it is reportedly the first of its kind in the Middle East. Construction 3DVinci Creations American University in Dubai Arabtec Construction Company AUD Edouard Baaklini Robert Bird Group The Center for 3D Concrete Printing and Digital ConstructionThe American University in Dubai (AUD) has announced the establishment of a scientific research centre for 3D printing concrete buildings.

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

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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

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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

3D Printed Construction Mesh Structures

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The second research phase at the National Competence Centre in Research (NCCR) Digital Fabrication focuses on the translation of the structurally weak polymer-based extrusion process into a fully load-bearing construction system.

XtreeE launches 3D printing construction unit in UAE, receives new funding

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The details of the funding round have not been disclosed, but additional investment was made by Shibumi International, subsidiary of international construction […]. Construction Concreative Gulermak Heavy Industries Ray Daddazio Shibumi International Thornton Tomasetti TTWiiN Investment Partners UAE Vinci Construction XtreeE

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Save assembly construction time with SOLIDWORKS SmartMates!

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The post Save assembly construction time with SOLIDWORKS SmartMates! Assembling components in SOLIDWORKS? There are multiple ways to mate components together. Some methods are faster, while other methods are slower but more intelligent (such as the Mate manager).

How Lean Construction Practices Are Decreasing Schedules for Contractors

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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.

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.

Optimized Planning: Analyze and verify your construction sequence before breaking ground

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The Optimized Planning Industry Process Experience is for construction planners, project managers, and safety engineers to collaborate on a digital model that is true to the reality of the construction process. to validate your #construction plan, reduce risk.

Truth in 3D Printed Construction? “Nobody 3D Printed an Entire Building”

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At 3DPrint.com always been very skeptical about the goings-on in 3D printed construction. 3D Printing Featured Stories 3d printed construction 3d printing building building 3d priting construction 3d printingA lot of houses have been 3D printed in 24 hours, each time while conveniently forgetting to. The post. View the entire article via our website.