The U.K.-based professional association’s Global Student Competition aims to provide college students with the comprehensive experience of running a construction business
Construction companies have turned to using biometrics like fingerprints and facial recognition to monitor attendance and for jobsite security. Risk abounds.
Despite the prevalence of lawsuits, a majority of construction contracts fail to directly address concurrent delay. This is a problem for owners and contractors
Going slow, conditioning users well ahead of the transition and phasing in small aspects of the switch made the change to digital simple—even for the most resistant
The emergent field of psychoacoustics shows how a building’s sound can affect those that occupy its space
Projects like the Red Car Pedestrian Bridge seek to transform Los Angeles into a city less reliant on cars and more fashioned for walkers
Indiana University’s online, interactive tree inventory offers a model for tree-safe construction projects
The Huoshenshan Hospital near Wuhan, China, famously came together in just 10 days in response to the region’s COVID-19 outbreak, but one expert says the feat is unlikely to be repeated in the U.S.
The Lighthouse Electric construction design manager followed his initial remote-work experience with an early entrance back to the office to onboard new hires
The Texas A&M professor of construction science is among those leading the exploration of how to build in outer space
What if the moniker used to identify a generation is a mindset the industry should embrace?
With concrete’s prevalence doing damage to the environment, here’s why some builders should consider a return to stone
These considerations will go a long way toward evaluating which new technologies are adding value and which are not
The instructor talks about the biggest challenges facing AEC professionals as well as how he uses Revu in the classroom
Are you getting the most out of project data capture?
Once sports return, these are the most-anticipated stadiums set to open their doors this year
Isla Intersections, the latest modular housing concept currently under construction in Los Angeles, represents many of the challenges inherent in the construction of affordable housing
Fresno State’s Brad Hyatt explains the emergence of data science and predictive analytics in construction
New demand for the clear acrylic plastics used in face shields and space dividers spurs big changes for manufacturers and distributors
The senior product marketing specialist brings a civil engineer’s perspective to the role—and a wealth of knowledge from her more than half-decade run in the industry
Three previous beta testers share their experience, including the value they gained from joining a larger user community
The COVID-19 pandemic caught many companies off-guard. Those that had a plan experienced far less pain and stand prepared for when the next crisis hits
Bluebeam’s Joe Williams and The B1M’s Fred Mills explain how digital collaboration is physically change jobsites
Los Angeles’ vibrant and diverse energy is perhaps best represented through these iconic architectural structures
A new condominium development in the Lone Star state will feature a living wall so big that its proponents argue that it may help clean the area’s air pollution
As many states begin to re-emerge from lockdowns, here’s the construction industry’s status in each state, as well as some of the safety precautions it is taking moving forward
In the second blog feature on the limited series, University of Florida’s Jim Sullivan discusses the importance of “soft skills” in construction education
As technology becomes a bigger part of construction firms’ operations, so does the job of ‘construction technologist’
The project engineer talks about communicating with colleagues in the field amid COVID-19
Quantity takeoffs, accuracy and standardization are crucial to bid success
Experts predict enhanced jobsite sanitation, off-site work and remote working arrangements to be part of the ‘new normal’ after the COVID-19 pandemic ends
In the first blog feature on the limited series, Cal Poly’s Greg Starzyk discusses his trade upbringing, a global construction-management career and his pivot into law and education
Pablo Giraldo and Steve Tissier are both aiming to build a community of online followers through self-created Bluebeam-centric videos
With many employees suddenly working remote in light of COVID-19, an IT expert explains how firms can ensure their data remains secure
Suffolk’s construction solutions director talks about her new work-from-home life and using state-of-the-art CoLab tech remotely
From using digital technologies to enacting new policies, here’s how these construction-industry firms are adapting to the “new normal” of operating during a global pandemic.
With COVID-19 halting in-person gatherings and events, Bluebeam’s passionate user community isn’t missing a beat—in fact, it’s taking BUG meetings to a new level entirely
Meditation, particularly “mindfulness,” has become more prevalent in the workplace. Here’s why construction workers should consider the practice—if they haven’t already
Many construction sites are adopting augmented schedules and social distancing to protect workers from COVID-19, but the uncertainty surrounding the virus has made standardized safety measures a moving target.
The beginning of 2020 brought enhanced attendance and engagement among Bluebeam User Group meetings across the globe, even as meetings shifted to virtual environments in light of the COVID-19 pandemic
The lecturer talks about how Revu and other tech is being used in his classroom experience with soon-to-be AEC professionals
When it comes to learning and using construction technology, there is often a disconnect between the classroom and the real world
Articulating a larger vision and promoting inclusivity are some of the ways that industry can improve its appeal to young job seekers
Here’s how Davy Architecture’s Jennifer Timmons is staying productive with Bluebeam while working from home full-time amid the COVID-19 pandemic
A recent Bluebeam-led roundtable discussion addresses the biggest barriers facing true digital progress in the construction industry
Where does an owner get money to build? How do contractors get paid? Here, we answer these basic questions someone new to the industry may have about the economics of a construction project
Construction accounts for a significant percentage of global carbon emissions, meaning builders need to shift to more sustainable building strategies
The general contractor aims to focus on renewable energy, local partnerships and better monitoring of its operations
Southern California is one of the fastest-warming areas of the U.S., so Los Angeles and other cities are turning to urban forestry as a cooling strategy
Here’s a visual look at how Bluebeam Studio Projects has helped promote environmental sustainability in the AEC industry
The Australian architecture firm transforms its operating structure with Revu to design one of the biggest construction projects on the continent in three decades
How are industry professionals adapting to working from home in light of COVID-19? We caught up with Gautam Shenoy to learn more about his experience
A project at the University of Edinburgh aims to find out
The project superintendent has spent the last 12 years teaching local kids the value of a career in the construction trades
What inspires Martin to work in construction? “I can drive past a building and say, ‘I worked on that building’”
The method typically put into action during emergencies—like COVID-19—provides lessons for conventional builders
What is the relationship between these two technologies?
Many states have ruled construction an “essential” business, while others are towing a more cautious line
Computer-designed parts remove humans from the equation to make alien-looking components that are lightweight and super strong.
The method is often maligned for its perceived incompatibility with complex, innovative architecture. Recent projects are challenging that notion.
The Irish specialist contractor enhanced the speed of its estimation process with Revu, bolstering and broadening its business to new heights
Barton Malow is testing robotic support systems, or exoskeletons, to reduce worker fatigue and improve safety
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