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Smart City Development Pushing Huge Shift In Construction Materials

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Smart City Development Pushing Huge Shift In Construction Materials

Smart City Development Pushing Huge Shift In Construction Materials   Multiple nations around the world are making massive investments in smart city mega projects. All of them contain elements meant to reduce pollution or produce power. As a result, researchers expect the demand for advanced green materials to skyrocket. A study by a technology market research company predicted a $400 billion market for the materials needed to construct the highly integrated smart cities of the future. Global Shift In City Planning Underway In places as diverse as South Korea, Singapore, New York City, Saudi Arabia, and Mumbai, both smart residential...

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How an AEC innovation award-winner propels construction technology

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How an AEC innovation award-winner propels construction technology

How an AEC innovation award-winner propels construction technology At Windover Construction, Amr Raafat is well known for using technology to connect the dots in the construction planning process. Last month, the vice president of VDC and technology for the New England-based firm received global recognition for his efforts. Raafat was named Innovator of the Year in the Autodesk AEC Excellence awards for his use of BIM, drones and virtual reality (VR) to smooth construction workflows. Usually when drones are used in the industry, it’s to record photos or video of jobsites for inspections. Taking this idea a step further, Raafat developed an...

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