A Case Study Approach to Considering a Common Data Environment

Viewpoint Construction Technology

Why choosing the right CDE is important and a real-world example of one contractor's journey. Construction Best Practices

Deconstruction and Reuse: The Future of our Built Environment.

Construction Marketing

I do believe that we can reimagine our world and our built environment in such a way that we can pull ourselves out of this trend and this tremendously expensive habitual behavior. The post Deconstruction and Reuse: The Future of our Built Environment. Environment Deconstruction ReuseHave you ever watched a building come down? I’ve seen everything from a neighborhood of large block tenement buildings blown up, to a small cottage being crunched by a bulldozer in an hour.

Construction Common Data Environment Tool (CDE)

Job Order Contracting

4BT BiC is a Construction Common Data Environment Tool (CDE) for the efficient management of public sector facilities planning, procurement, and project delivery. The Common Data Environment (CDE) is a structured environment of data and information governed by shared rules in which information flows into coordinated workflows, in which each operator involved in various capacities acquires the information useful to the performance of the activities and at the same time feeds it.

LEAN Life-cycle Management of the Built Environment

Job Order Contracting

LEAN Life-cycle Management of the Built Environment is a robust, collaborative approach integrating planning, design, acquisition, operation, maintenance & disposal. The key to improving life-cycle management of the built environment is improvement in owner leadership and competency and change from current archaic and inefficient processes. LEAN Life-cycle Management of the Built Environment. LEAN Life-cycle Management of the Built Environment

Huh? Ugh! LOL: The Top Tensions of Construction Law and Contracts

Speaker: Matthew DeVries, Construction Law Attorney and National Blogger

The construction environment changed more in 2020 than any prior year—whether the parties were faced with government shutdowns, new health and safety restrictions, or overall financial strains. Yet, many projects remained on target and successfully reached the finish line this year. The rights and responsibilities of parties involved in a construction project are mainly dependent upon the contract or agreement between them, and there is no better time than to review your contractual obligations to identify risk pitfalls and ensure success. Join construction law attorney and national blogger Matthew DeVries as he discusses the top tensions on a construction project and how to avoid disputes.

Efficient Life-cycle Management of the Built Environment – An Elusive Goal in the Public Sector

Job Order Contracting

Efficient life-cycle management of the built environment in the public sector has remained an elusive goal. The process is well defined and requires a process focused environment and associated robust information management and decision-support capabilities. Failure to adopt these proven processes in support of efficient stewardship of the built environment should surprise anyone. The timing as to when public stewardship of the built environment will occur remains an unknown.

New Indiana Toll Road headquarters creates unified environment for staff

BD+C

Having previously operated out of a maintenance garage, the client sought to consolidate its administrative functions into one building that would improve the efficiency of its operations and the work environment of its employees

New Indiana Toll Road headquarters creates unified environment for staff

BD+C

Having previously operated out of a maintenance garage, the client sought to consolidate its administrative functions into one building that would improve the efficiency of its operations and the work environment of its employees

Using VR to Increase Resiliency in a Remote-Work Environment

Construction Business Owner

Using VR to Increase Resiliency in a Remote-Work Environment. Elizabeth Manning. Fri, 09/11/2020 - 15:01. This year has upended many of the methods contractors have relied on to complete work for decades.

Collaborative Construction Blog: Makers of the Environment. a BIM.

Collaborative Construction

Makers of the Environment. Finith Jernigan, the author of the revolutionary BIG BIM little BIM has written a BIM oriented novel, Makers of the Environment. While BIG BIM little bim was a practical hands on guide to BIM adoption, Makers of the Environment takes the concept of information management to new heights. Makers of the Environment. Makers of the Environment. skip to main | skip to sidebar. Collaborative Construction Blog.

Greenbuild – The Target Rich Environment for Green People

Green Building Law Update

Greenbuild 2018 in Chicago will be “the” target rich environment for green people this year. I am often asked, “how can I expand my green building business?” And I have offered the same response for more than a decade – attend the Greenbuild International Conference and Expo (. yes, you will have to talk with people while you are there). This year Greenbuild is in Chicago from November 14 thru 16. I do not claim any particular business marketing expertise.

Eastgate Offices for Environment Canada

SAB Magazine

Although it functions as a healthy, sustainable office space for its occupants in Edmonton, the building is also a 24/7, mission-critical facility designed to ensure that Environment Canada’s important weather forecasting work continues under any circumstances. This project, known simply as ‘Eastgate’, is a double agent.

Rainscreen walls: An updated definition for today’s construction environment

Construction Specifier

The post Rainscreen walls: An updated definition for today’s construction environment appeared first on Construction Specifier. by Richard Martens. Images courtesy Sto Corp.

Lean Construction Common Data Environment

Job Order Contracting

A Lean Construction Common Data Environment is important to improving collaboration, quality, delivery times, and overall project satisfaction. Job Order Contracting, JOC, and Integrated Project Delivery, IPD, the two most common LEAN construction delivery methods, both require a common data environment (CDE). A unit price book is an example of a common environment for JOC. The post Lean Construction Common Data Environment appeared first on 4BT.

Uberization of Education in the Built Environment

Collaborative Construction

These “Value Add” business models thrive in the open and transparent environment of the world wide web, and prevail in head to head competition when deployed against “Waste Based” business models that extract profits from a known waste stream. Collaborative Construction offers a variety courses, seminars and workshops beneficial to entities and individuals operating in the built environment that seek to understand the cultural and legal implications of BIM / VDC & IPD.

Greenbuild – The Target Rich Environment for Green People

Green Building Law Update

Greenbuild 2019 in Atlanta will be “the” target rich environment for green people this year. I am often asked, “how can I expand my green building business?” And I have offered the same response for more than a decade – attend the Greenbuild International Conference and Expo (. yes, you will have to talk with people while you are there). This year Greenbuild is in Atlanta from November 19 thru 22 with some of the best original programming on “disaster prep” (. more than food prep).

Northwest 2020 Water/Environment Best Project: Oak Harbor Clean Water Facility

ENR Construction

The project provides an innovative approach for integrating economic development, recreational uses and wastewater treatment into an urban environment

Building a Common Data Environment for LEAN Construction Delivery

Job Order Contracting

A Common Data Environment, CDE is a critical to L EAN construction delivery and improving overall efficiency. A common data environment includes a glossary and set of definitions in plain English using industry standard terms. The post Building a Common Data Environment for LEAN Construction Delivery appeared first on 4BT.

Where safety innovation fits in the heads-down construction environment

Construction Dive

Underscoring pilots' low risk and prioritizing people are two strategies to introduce new technology within tough project cost and schedule constraints

Rural Florida Creates Inviting Environment For Residential & Manufacturing Growth

Business Facilities

Florida’s 28 million miles of untapped, rural land creates an environment that is primed to manage both residential and manufacturing growth, with each complementing the other. Read: Rural Florida Creates Inviting Environment For Residential & Manufacturing Growth at BusinessFacilities.com.

Milieu: Creating restorative environments in behavioral health

BD+C

Every setting cues us how to behave. Is it loud and active? Quiet and intimate? Cozy or spare? Modern life bombards us with stressors. When we need services to help us cope with a mental illness, or life crisis, the design of behavioral health settings matters

PAS1192 Process and Workflows within the Common Data Environment (CDE)

Viewpoint Construction Technology

Back in 2007 BS1192 set out the processes to be followed within a common data environment (CDE

Rethinking acoustics: Understanding silence and quiet in the built environment

Construction Specifier

Background sound is an intrinsic part of our daily experiences, yet its fundamental role within the built environment can often be overlooked. Research examined occupants’ assessment of the intruding noise ( e.g. annoyance, distraction, inadequate acoustical privacy) in their environment.

ABC 52

Making choices in a competitive environment

Construction Marketing Ideas

The post Making choices in a competitive environment appeared first on Construction Marketing Ideas. Energies dedicated to this blog have been reallocated to our new daily newspaper, Ontarioconstructionnews.com, a monopoly-busting initiative for some highly regional legal notice ads. About a month ago, I learned our competitive initiative would face its own, formidable, competition. (In

Report: Infrastructure Deal Must Consider Environment

Construction Equipment

Instead of building new roads and widening highways, StreetsBlog says there’s a better way to spend $2 trillion in infrastructure. According to a recent article, the authors of a U.S. PIRG Education Fund study suggest the country prioritize measures that shift commuters toward transit while fixing

Choosing Flooring for Retail Environments

GCP Applied Technologies

Choosing Flooring for Retail Environments. In today’s retail environments, floors aren’t just a surface to walk on…they play a key role in helping create a positive customer experience. In today’s retail environments, floors aren’t just a surface to walk on…they play a key role in helping create a positive customer experience. Phillip.fry@gc…. Fri, 05/11/2018 - 15:33. GCP Applied Technologies. May 11, 2018.

Choosing Flooring for Retail Environments

GCP Applied Technologies

Choosing Flooring for Retail Environments. In today’s retail environments, floors aren’t just a surface to walk on…they play a key role in helping create a positive customer experience. In today’s retail environments, floors aren’t just a surface to walk on…they play a key role in helping create a positive customer experience. Phillip.fry@gc…. Fri, 05/11/2018 - 15:33. GCP Applied Technologies. May 11, 2018.

Sovereign Power And the Built Environment

Collaborative Construction

Many advocates of BIM, consumed by their own hubris, mistakenly believe BIM – or as I define it (BIM)X – serves as a magic elixir, healing ills of all kinds in the built environment. As mandates for the use of BIM proliferate long term advocates of BIM – yours truly included – tend to cheer. But let''s not get too drunk on our own whiskey.

Camp Fire Debris Removal: Water/Environment

ENR Construction

At the time, it was the deadliest and most destructive wildfire in California

Integrated information, process-based, digital environment for LEAN collaborative construction project delivery

Job Order Contracting

The integrated information, process-based, digital environment for LEAN collaborative construction project delivery – OpenJOC ™ Robust, proven processes that drive completion of 90%+ of renovation, repair, and minor new construction projects, on-time, on-budget, and to everyone’s satisfaction. Full project life-cycle management and control from concept thru warranty, shared with all internal and external stakeholders.

BIM, LEAN Construction, and a Common Data Environment (CDE)

Job Order Contracting

Download the White Paper – BIM, LEAN Construction, and a Common Data Environment (CDE). The post BIM, LEAN Construction, and a Common Data Environment (CDE) appeared first on 4BT. BIM LEAN Construction and a Common Data Environment lean construction

New Software Integrations for Autodesk Cloud Environment

ENR Construction

Autodesk released an integration platform called Autodesk Construction Cloud Connect on May 27 that expands its cloud partner network and solidifies connections to other widely used construction software

BIM, LEAN Construction, and a Common Data Environment (CDE)

Job Order Contracting

BIM, LEAN Construction, and a Common Data Environment (CDE). BIM, LEAN Construction, and a Common Data Environment (CDE) are all core elements to improving collaboration, productivity, quality, and overall satisfaction. Learn more… 2017 BIM, LEAN Construction, and a Common Data Environment (CDE). The post BIM, LEAN Construction, and a Common Data Environment (CDE) appeared first on 4BT. and a Common Data Environment (CDE) BIM lean construction

SMPS Chicago panel on Covid-19 impact on the built environment: October 14 (limited to 100)

BD+C

Building Design+ Construction Executive Editor Robert Cassidy will moderate a panel of experts at SMPS Chicago's October 14, 2020, Zoom event (11:45am to 1:15pm CT), " How the Covid-19 Pandemic Will Change the Built Environment

Designing environments for memory care residents

BD+C

A recent study finds that by 2050 the number of individuals in the United States age 65 years and older with Alzheimer’s disease will nearly triple, from 5 million to 13.8 million. Because of this, there has been an increasing shift in design trends for memory care facilities, incorporating more thoughtful designs that heighten a resident’s experience while living there.

Why corporate branded environments matter

BD+C

What is a brand? In my opinion, one of the best definitions is: a collection of perceptions and emotions in the mind of a customer or user that add value and enable choices. Strong brands are consistent, they know their audience, they differentiate with memorable experiences, and they inspire positive emotions among their users or audiences. A brand may be experienced in a variety of media and forms.

The Pros and Cons of an Engineering Degree In Today’s Environment

Construction Marketing

Having doubts about getting that engineering degree? Perhaps this will help ease your concerns: according to a recent survey by Randstad CPE , engineers are less likely to worry about their job. According to a study of over 2,000 UK employees, 23% of the UK workforce feel “insecure” at work—but only 18% of engineers feel that way. The only other industries where professionals feel more confident about their employment prospects are in finance, wholesale, and hospitality.

10 Steps Toward Real Property Stewardship & Life-cycle Management of the Built Environment

Building Information Management

Life-cycle Management of the Built Environment. Efficient life-cycle management of the built environment requires ALL of the following. Uncategorized Built Environment facilities stewardship integrated project delivery IPD job order contracting JOC LEAN lean construction lean facilities management life-cycle outcomes stewardship of the built environment10 Steps Toward Real Property Stewardship.

10 Steps Toward Real Property Stewardship & Life-cycle Management of the Built Environment

Building Information Management

Life-cycle Management of the Built Environment. Efficient life-cycle management of the built environment requires ALL of the following. Uncategorized Built Environment facilities stewardship integrated project delivery IPD job order contracting JOC LEAN lean construction lean facilities management life-cycle outcomes stewardship of the built environment10 Steps Toward Real Property Stewardship.

SAVE ENVIRONMENT WITH GREEN BUILDINGS

The Constructor

Ever since the existence of earth human being has been a unique and unequal creature. As it is said “necessity is the mother of invention”, the same. Building Technology Buildings Green Buildings Environmental Impact