Bridge Challenge

AASHTO National TRAC Bridge Challenge

This article captures the highlights of the National TRAC Bridge Challenge, an annual competition for students in 7th-12th grades organized by AASHTO (American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials) that aims to introduce students to the professional world of transportation and civil engineering and inspire them to consider careers in these fields..

Information Management in AEC

The Momentary: Project Profile

The Momentary is a new contemporary art space that operates as a satellite to the Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art in Bentonville, Arkansas. Led by Chicago-based Wheeler Kearns Architects (WKA), the adaptive reuse project saw the 63,000-square-foot decommissioned cheese factory transformed into a multidisciplinary space for visual, performing, and culinary artists.

Information Management in AEC

Merging Digital Transformation with Information Management in AEC

This article discusses how AEC businesses can make the necessary operational changes required to adapt to the current changing conditions and stay profitable by merging digital transformation with information management. When done right, this can help businesses navigate the pandemic and empower project teams to work more efficiently.

Interoperability White Paper

Interoperability-based Collaboration Paves Way to AEC’s Digital Future

Interoperability is critical for collaboration in the building industry, allowing diverse professionals to use the “best of breed” software applications for their tasks while still being able to exchange project data, stay informed of the work of all the members of the project team, and make faster progress on their individual tasks.

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Sutter Medical Center Castro Valley: Case Study of an IPD Project

While IPD is still more of a goal than a reality for most of the AEC industry, there are a few ground-breaking projects that are already using this new collaboration and delivery method. This case study explores one such project.

CORENET e-PlanCheck: Singapore's Automated Code Checking System

This article provides an overview of the CORENET project—an initiative that was launched in 1995 in Singapore to "propel the construction and real estate sector into the new millennium"—and takes an in-depth look at its automated code checking module, e-PlanCheck.

Labor-Productivity Declines in the Construction Industry: Causes and Remedies (Another Look)

In this article, Dr. Paul Teicholz takes another look to see what, if any, changes in labor productivity can be detected from the national statistics about the industry.

The IFC Building Model: A Look Under the Hood

A broad overview of the IFC model without delving too deeply into its technicalities, intended to provide a better understanding of it to the AEC practitioner interested in interoperability.