Construction Innovation

  • Enhanced Clash Detection: Introducing Issues Functionality in BIM 360’s Model Coordination

    Enhanced Clash Detection: Introducing Issues Functionality in BIM 360’s Model Coordination

    Clash detection and trade coordination is a critical process during a construction project to ensure models across various disciplines are consistent and the overall design is...

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  • How P. Agnes Uses Assemble To Expand BIM In Construction - Saving Time and Reducing Project Risk

    How P. Agnes Uses Assemble To Expand BIM In Construction - Saving Time and Reducing Project Risk

    When BIM data is siloed across functions and systems its power to drive action is hindered. With an increased pressure resulting from opportunities to reduce cost and improve...

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  • PlanGrid BIM: How We Built Construction Project Management Software For the Field

    PlanGrid BIM: How We Built Construction Project Management Software For the Field

    Recently, PlanGrid, an Autodesk company and a leader in construction productivity software, introduced PlanGrid BIM, a powerful new product integration with Autodesk Revit that enables...

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  • Improving Construction Safety With Prefabrication and Modular Construction Technology

    Improving Construction Safety With Prefabrication and Modular Construction Technology

    The construction industry is one of the most dangerous for workers, with the highest number of deaths of any industry in the United States, according to OSHA. Around 20% - one in every...

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  • An Introduction to Construction Daily Reports in BIM 360

    An Introduction to Construction Daily Reports in BIM 360

    Over the past decade, the construction industry has undergone a complete digital transformation. Design and construction workflows from documentation to quality and safety have been...

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  • Easily Track Construction Work in Progress and Alleviate Disputes with Assemble

    Easily Track Construction Work in Progress and Alleviate Disputes with Assemble

    We often talk to our customers to understand their pain points and develop solutions to better serve their needs. A key customer pain point we’ve uncovered is managing on-site progress...

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  • Rapid and Relevant Reality Capture Data with Leica Geosystems, Pointfuse, and BIM 360

    Rapid and Relevant Reality Capture Data with Leica Geosystems, Pointfuse, and BIM 360

    As the number of new construction technologies and applications grows, contractors have more choice than ever before on the collection of tools they employ on their projects....

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  • Combining Construction Forces: Autodesk + PlanGrid + BuildingConnected + Assemble Systems

    Combining Construction Forces: Autodesk + PlanGrid + BuildingConnected + Assemble Systems

    Over the past couple of years, Autodesk CEO Andrew Anagnost has made it clear that ‘industrializing construction’ is a top priority for Autodesk. According to McKinsey, lagging...

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  • Hill Partnerships Saves Time and Money with Innovative Construction Document Management in the Field

    Hill Partnerships Saves Time and Money with Innovative Construction Document Management in the Field

    Hill Partners is an award-winning, industry-leading house builder in the United Kingdom. We were hosted on-site by Mike Beckett, MD of Hill Bespoke Ltd., (a specialist division of the...

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  • Robotics in Construction: How NASA Is Solving Construction Problems in Space (and on Earth)

    Robotics in Construction: How NASA Is Solving Construction Problems in Space (and on Earth)

    Robert Mueller is a Senior Technologist at NASA and the co-founder of NASA’s Swamp Works lab. Swamp Works, based out of Kennedy Space Center in Florida, was created to be a lean...

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  • 2019 AEC Excellence Awards: Call for Entries Now Open

    2019 AEC Excellence Awards: Call for Entries Now Open

    The eighth annual AEC Excellence Awards competition, co-sponsored by Autodesk, Construction Dive, SmartCities Dive, Informed Infrastructure, and SMPS is already on its way! The awards...

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  • Robotics in Construction: Automating Onsite Construction With CR

    Robotics in Construction: Automating Onsite Construction With CR

    There are many companies pushing the limits of possibility with robotics in construction. One such company is Construction Robotics. Construction Robotics (CR) was founded in 2007 with...

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  • ProjectReady + BIM 360 for AEC: Connecting the Cloud with Process Over Platform

    ProjectReady + BIM 360 for AEC: Connecting the Cloud with Process Over Platform

    More than any industry, the AEC (Architecture, Engineering & Construction) industry has always struggled with content chaos. Members of an AEC project have particular needs based on...

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  • Robotics in Construction: How Bensonwood Automated Timber Frame Homebuilding

    Robotics in Construction: How Bensonwood Automated Timber Frame Homebuilding

    For the past 45 years, Tedd Benson and his company Bensonwood have been leading the revival of timber frame home building in the United States. Dedicated to finding a better way to...

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  • The BIM 360 Integration Ecosystem and the Power of Connected Construction Data

    The BIM 360 Integration Ecosystem and the Power of Connected Construction Data

    The increasing adoption of cloud-based software has helped many contractors create, share, and utilize project data with project stakeholder, ushering in a new era of collaboration and...

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  • Connecting Assemble, Navisworks, and BIM 360 to Deliver Integrated Construction Project Review Workflows

    Connecting Assemble, Navisworks, and BIM 360 to Deliver Integrated Construction Project Review Workflows

    The construction process tends to operate in a fragmented way, with a high level of disconnection between project phases and uncertainty throughout the project. This often leaves...

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  • Earned Value Tracking with Assemble Systems Gets Great Reviews by the Project Team at McKinstry

    Earned Value Tracking with Assemble Systems Gets Great Reviews by the Project Team at McKinstry

    The success of a project is often dependent on completing it on time and within budget. The construction phase of the project usually consumes the most resources, and is often where...

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  • Earned Value Tracking with Assemble Systems Gets Great Reviews by the Project Team at McKinstry

    Earned Value Tracking with Assemble Systems Gets Great Reviews by the Project Team at McKinstry

    The success of a project is often dependent on completing it on time and within budget. The construction phase of the project usually consumes the most resources, and is often where...

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  • Robotics in Construction: Experiments in Onsite Fabrication and Prefabrication

    Robotics in Construction: Experiments in Onsite Fabrication and Prefabrication

    NCCRs, or National Centers of Competence in Research, are a research funding initiative of the Swiss government conducted by the Swiss National Science Foundation. Each center is...

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  • Robotics in Construction: A Brief History of Automation in the Industry

    Robotics in Construction: A Brief History of Automation in the Industry

    While some may think using robotics in construction is a new development, it is actually the continuation of a larger story about automation in construction that goes back thousands of...

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