Redshift

Exploring the Future of Making

  • Why All Roads of Industry Lead to Purposeful Innovation and a Platform Economy

    Why All Roads of Industry Lead to Purposeful Innovation and a Platform Economy

    Businesses joining the likes of Netflix and Tesla in the platform economy can innovate faster, collaborate more efficiently, and serve customers better.

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  • Trailblazing SRAM Crank Arm Shows How Generative Design Can Enhance Bicycles

    Trailblazing SRAM Crank Arm Shows How Generative Design Can Enhance Bicycles

    For one bicycle-parts manufacturer, generative design is doing more than change the look of its components; it’s inspiring innovation with the SRAM crank arm.

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  • Europe’s Urban Centers Provide Visions of Smarter, Greener Future Cities

    Europe’s Urban Centers Provide Visions of Smarter, Greener Future Cities

    From Vienna and Paris to the small German town of Lemgo, discover the destinations now setting the agenda for smarter, greener future cities.

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  • InnoCell’s Modular Construction Hits New Heights for Hong Kong Engineering Firm

    InnoCell’s Modular Construction Hits New Heights for Hong Kong Engineering Firm

    In Hong Kong, a forward-thinking engineering firm built InnoCell—a high-rise, mixed-use tower—using modular construction and BIM.

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  • How Technology Is Making Global Water Infrastructure More Resilient [E-book]

    How Technology Is Making Global Water Infrastructure More Resilient [E-book]

    Some 25% of the global population lives in countries facing high water stress. Sustainable water technology is addressing this crisis.

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  • Generative Design at Ivy Tech Lightens Load for Former Animatronics Operator

    Generative Design at Ivy Tech Lightens Load for Former Animatronics Operator

    An introduction to generative design at Ivy Tech Community College gave a former animatronics operator the skills he needed to change his career.

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  • Habitat for Humanity Builds Faster and Cheaper by 3D Printing Affordable Homes

    Habitat for Humanity Builds Faster and Cheaper by 3D Printing Affordable Homes

    Habitat for Humanity is trying its hand at 3D printing affordable homes, with the goal of achieving faster, more efficient construction.

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  • The Construction Solution Has Been Here All Along: Renewable Materials

    The Construction Solution Has Been Here All Along: Renewable Materials

    Although conventional construction depends on finite resources and emits high levels of carbon, alternative, renewable materials are on the rise.

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  • Fjord City Brings Unique Design to Sustainable Development in Norway

    Fjord City Brings Unique Design to Sustainable Development in Norway

    A sustainable development is completely transforming a historic district in the capital of Oslo—and setting a new standard for urban regeneration.

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  • 4 Reasons to Embrace the Business Value of BIM for Owners

    4 Reasons to Embrace the Business Value of BIM for Owners

    The business value of BIM for owners can’t be denied when it comes to managing cost, reducing waste, and driving efficiency in building projects.

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  • Disney Innovation and Converging Industries Make Electrifying Theme Parks Real

    Disney Innovation and Converging Industries Make Electrifying Theme Parks Real

    Disney innovation elevates storytelling and the creation of immersive experiences—processes that, in its theme parks, require extensive BIM coordination.

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  • Ready to Reduce Your Construction Emissions? Use the Embodied Carbon Calculator

    Ready to Reduce Your Construction Emissions? Use the Embodied Carbon Calculator

    Developed collaboratively, the EC3 is an Embodied Carbon Calculator—a tool that can help the construction industry increase transparency and reduce emissions. It’s also free.

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  • Solar-Power Innovator afterFIT Is Fueling Japan’s Green Energy Shift

    Solar-Power Innovator afterFIT Is Fueling Japan’s Green Energy Shift

    In Japan, green-energy company afterFIT is realizing low-carbon goals using drones, 3D design, and simulation.

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  • Where to Order When 80 Sextillion Product Variations Aren’t Enough

    Where to Order When 80 Sextillion Product Variations Aren’t Enough

    Japanese company MISUMI has 80 sextillion predefined variations in its manufacturing catalog, and its new AI-infused service, meviy, offers custom-ordered parts.

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  • Governments Can Help Fix Construction Woes With Global BIM

    Governments Can Help Fix Construction Woes With Global BIM

    Global BIM policies can help break down information silos—and economic barriers—by sharing common processes, workflows, and data across borders.

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  • From Logs to Logging On: Paper Machines Built With Digital Manufacturing

    From Logs to Logging On: Paper Machines Built With Digital Manufacturing

    Building paper mill machines with digital manufacturing can save millions of dollars, with a stringent digitalization strategy and an autonomous factory.

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  • Construction Technology 2021 Midyear Review

    Construction Technology 2021 Midyear Review

    Check out the construction technology of 2021 aiming to coordinate safe jobsites, adapt to new realities, and automate processes with computer-vision technology.

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  • This Start-Up Is Building Affordable Housing for All

    This Start-Up Is Building Affordable Housing for All

    NEULANDT is making a portable precast plant available to developing countries so that skilled workers can begin building affordable housing for all.

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  • How Gigafactory Construction Is Happening at Lightning Speed

    How Gigafactory Construction Is Happening at Lightning Speed

    Gigafactories, or factories that produce electric-vehicle batteries, are being erected in months. How can gigafactory construction be so quick?

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  • 5 Ways Governments Can Make Stakeholder Capitalism Real—and Better for All

    5 Ways Governments Can Make Stakeholder Capitalism Real—and Better for All

    Governments can support stakeholder capitalism with initiatives that protect consumer data and the environment and promote investment in employees.

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