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Enabling Automation in The Built Environment
May 16, 2019

Enabling Automation in the Built Environment The building and construction industry is primed for automation. The automatic manufacturing of the “stuff” of a building –…

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The Construction Industry Has a Problem, and Women are Going to Solve It
April 8, 2019

  The 8-trillion dollar construction industry has a major problem. Simply put, we do not have enough people to meet construction demands worldwide. A recent…

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The epic rise of industrialized construction
March 12, 2019

Experts project that prefabrication and modular construction will total $209 billion by the end of the decade.   The construction industry is facing colliding forces…

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Unreal Engine 4 Tutorial
March 12, 2019

If you’re using Unreal Engine 4 to improve your scenes, you know the program can feel a bit like a maze. Fortunately, it doesn’t have…

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How VIATechnik is Promoting Mass Timber Construction with BIM
February 11, 2019

The world’s population is booming. According to the United Nations Department of Economic and Social Affairs, urban areas will welcome 2.5 billion new residents by…

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Gehry’s CATIA in the Age of Computational Design
December 12, 2018

How On Earth Would You Build That? When the Canadian-born American architect Frank Gehry designed Peix—the fish-shaped sculpture commissioned for Barcelona when it hosted the…

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Prefab and VDC are a match made in heaven
November 16, 2018

Why you should embrace prefab and VDC, and how it could save the industry’s future When it comes to using prefabrication technology in the industry,…

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Here’s how a video game design software can help create realistic lighting in renderings, and why it matters
October 18, 2018

We’ve all seen them–project renderings where lighting violates natural law, in which buildings look as if they’re lit by bioluminescent alien plants from James Cameron’s…

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VIATechnik optimizes construction project collaboration, efficiency with dRofus partnership
October 18, 2018

VIATechnik’s new partnership with dRofus set to accelerate AEC industry adoption of a common data environment.   Virtual design and construction services firm VIATechnik is…

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Disrupt the Construction Industry Through Pre-Fab, BIM, and AI
September 20, 2018

How prefab, artificial intelligence, and BIM can solve the labor shortage and productivity plateau The construction industry is ripe for disruption – at most conferences…

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VIATechnik expands, bringing its game-changing, diverse team westward
August 8, 2018

Physical presence allows firm’s highly skilled team to provide hyperlocal, tailored services to complex AEC projects across the country Chicago-based VIATechnik, a specialist in virtual…

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New Faces and New Capabilities at VIATechnik
February 26, 2018

We’re thrilled to introduce the four newest members of the VIATechnik team! Related posts: No related posts.

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