Deconstruction and Reuse: The Future of our Built Environment.

Construction Marketing Blog

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.

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

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 (.

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.

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.

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

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.

Prospering thru Green Building in a Changing Environment

Green Building Law Update

I spoke to a gathering of construction industry attorneys the other day about that t he changing environment of Federal government regulation portends huge business opportunities for green building.

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

Surveyor

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

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. 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. Phillip.fry@gc…. Fri, 05/11/2018 - 15:33. GCP Applied Technologies. May 11, 2018.

How the Internet of Things will transform airport environments

BD+C

As everything from our phones, to our watches, homes, and cars get smarter, airports are striving to keep pace.

Home That Blends Into Its Environment

Jetson Green

The design was inspired by nature itself and the wish to “insert the building into the environment,” according to the architects. It is a very cool idea in terms of blending with its environment though.

Living in a cloud: What nanotech means for architecture and the built environment

BD+C

Last month, I wrote about how automation and AI are dramatically changing all four fundamental relationships between buildings and machines.

Green Design Saves Time and Environment

Jetson Green

So why not use Jarvis or some fancy engineering relative software and help save the environment? Home That Blends Into Its Environment. The most solar-panelled, sustainable material-using, eco-friendly building can still leave an unnecessary environmental footprint.

Holographic Hard Hat Provides a ‘Mixed-Reality’ Work Environment

Construction Equipment

The Trimble XR10 hard hat enables workers in safety-controlled situations to access holographic information on the job site. The hat incorporates the Microsoft HoloLens, and is the first device created with the Microsoft HoloLens customization program, according to Trimble. The device integrates

Prospering thru Green Building in a Changing Environment

Green Building Law Update

I spoke to a gathering of construction industry attorneys the other day about changing environment of Federal government regulation portending huge business opportunities for green building.

The Future of the Built Environment in 2019

Stok

So, we wanted to take a more casual route for a look forward and tap on members of the stok team to answer the question: What is the future of the built environment in 2019? The post The Future of the Built Environment in 2019 appeared first on stok.

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. 10 Steps Toward Real Property Stewardship. As a Real Property Owner, how do are you doing?

Aging infrastructure. Urban environment.

ENR Construction

The city of Pasadena needed to replace an aging boiler and steam turbine generator at its Glenarm Power Plant. The problem? The site was just yards away from a historic neighborhood and high school

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.

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.

How outdoor environments provide value to K-12 learning, health, and safety

BD+C

In the conversation around school safety, active shooter scenarios still garner the most attention – but there is a valid argument to shift our focus to a more holistic, preventive approach by creating healthier school environments that encompass safety on all levels – not just the most extreme.

Building the Urban Environment: Earth Sensitive Design

Construction Informer

This podcast about building the urban environment examines where design meets the environmental challenges of cities. The post Building the Urban Environment: Earth Sensitive Design appeared first on Construction Informer Blog - Construction Blog with Information, News, and Commentary. Google+. Construction Podcast

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

Construction Marketing Blog

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.

How to create healthy learning environments with active design

BD+C

An active environment helps students develop the body and mind, creating a setting where they learn to make healthy choices and establish habits that last a lifetime. The philosophy of active design makes a student’s well-being and health a key priority in campus design.

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.

Governance Mechanisms that Work in the Built Environment

Collaborative Construction

Florida Creates Business-Friendly Environment To Grow In Today’s Global Market

Business Facilities

Read: Florida Creates Business-Friendly Environment To Grow In Today’s Global Market at BusinessFacilities.com. From the Keys to the Panhandle, Florida welcomes you with the talented workforce, top-ranked infrastructure, global connectivity and quality of life your company needs.

Architecture that helps children fall in love with the environment

BD+C

It’s a simple story, but it illustrates the power of teaching children to respect the environment I remember a children’s story about a man who got angry when neighborhood kids threw rocks at ducks. He’d yell at them, but they would keep coming back to throw more rocks.

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

Health & The Built Environment: Scales of Impact

Stok

So stok teamed up with ILFI and other changemakers to take a fresh look at one of the biggest movements in the industry: health and the built environment. The post Health & The Built Environment: Scales of Impact appeared first on stok.

How the built environment can help the climate crisis

BD+C

The recent report delivered to the United Nations by the International Panel on Climate Change (I.P.C.C.) paints a dire picture of what will happen to the world if global temperatures rise above 1.5 degrees Celsius (2.7 degrees Fahrenheit), a threshold that scientists now believe could happen by 2040. Thousands of species will go extinct. Wildfires and food shortages will increase. Over 90% of the world’s coral reefs will disappear

Attorney General’s End of Third Party Settlements is Good for the Environment

Green Building Law Update

Stopping the misuse of settlement dollars will level the playing field for responsible businesses, allowing for the orderly administration of justice, while protecting the natural environment in communities across the country.

Protect the Environment: Pick 5

Green Home Design Architect

All of us working together can make a huge difference in protecting the environment. Encourage people to Pick 5 for the Environment! Of course, this is a short list, feel free to add items you feel you can tackle to improve your local community and personal environment.

Building in the Urban Environment: Managing the Details

Construction Informer

This podcast about building in the urban environment covers challenges and provides tips for smoother projects using prefab components. The post Building in the Urban Environment: Managing the Details appeared first on Construction Informer Blog - Construction Blog with Information, News, and Commentary. Google+. Construction Podcast

Translational health science environments: 6 strategies for open innovation and knowledge transfer

BD+C

Whereas this process has traditionally been slow and cumbersome, today’s organizations are rethinking their business models and environments to ensure they support each other and generate faster and better outcomes The 21st century has seen remarkable healthcare breakthroughs.

Keystone Pipeline Rejected. to protected the environment

Collaborative Construction

Welcome to the Collaborative Revolution! We don't need no stinking JOBS. We're all GREEN now. Anybody else think a pipeline to the Pacific that ships the oil in tankers to China will be MORE environmentally friendly than a pipeline from Alberta to Gulf Coast? Obama Rejects Keystone Pipeline James L. Salmon, Esq.

DURABILITY OF REINFORCED CONCRETE TO ENVIRONMENT

The Constructor

Durability and strength are two most important criteria for the design of reinforced concrete structures. These are the two requirements for the long. Concrete Durability Concrete Technology Durability Structural Design