Versatile Digitally Fabricated Material

Jetson Green

Wood-Skin is comprised of digitally fabricated triangular tiles of Finnish birch, which make up the outside-most layers of the material. The so-called Wood-Skin is a composite material, which offers the rigidity and stretch of wood together with the suppleness of textile.

Sparks Custom Fabrication Expanding In Tennessee

Business Facilities Blog

Read Sparks Custom Fabrication Expanding In Tennessee on Business Facilities - Area Economic Development, Site Selection & Workforce Solutions. Daily News Featured Manufacturing Tennessee Workforce Development Economic Development Employment Expansion foodservice equipment McNairy County Site Selection Sparks Custom Fabrication Tennessee Department of Economic and Community Development

Fabricating through the workforce crisis

Constructor Magazine

Now that the industry is short by thousands of workers, contractors can work through the problem by fabricating complicated assemblies in their shops and delivering them to jobsites ready to install.

A Tiny Home Made of Fabric

Jetson Green

Cocoon, as she called her creation is a thin, multi-story shelter, which is nestled between two layers of fabric. The Cocoon home can perhaps best be described as a living space located between two stitched layers of fabric.

Registration now open for the MEP and Structural Fabricators Forum 2017

BIM & Beam

We’ve got your back at the MEP and Structural Fabricators Forum 2017. Are you a contractor, engineer, detailer, estimator, or fabricator? Choose from intermediate or advanced MEP Fabrication or Structural Fabrication tracks.

Automatic structural steel fabrication system

Construction Cost Estimating

This construction video shows the detailed process for structural steel fabrication automatically. Steel fabrication is the process for developing metal structures through cutting, bending, and assembling processes.

MEP & Structural Fabricators Forum – Call for Proposals

BIM & Beam

Held on Monday November 14 , the MEP & Structural Fabricators Forum will continue to help you Detail Better, Fabricate Better and Build Better. Classes that highlight design to fabrication to field workflows.

Driving Rebar Fabrication and Field Activities with BIM

BIM & Beam

Watch benefits of extracting BIM data to drive fabrication and field activities for the rebar supply chain, and how the rebar industry connects BIM to fabrication and the field to make the process more efficient

Crystal Steel Fabricators Opening Maryland Manufacturing Facility

Business Facilities Blog

Crystal Steel Fabricators, a Delaware-based structural steel fabricator, is investing $4 million in a new manufacturing facility in Caroline County, MD and creating 126 new jobs over the next two years. Image: Crystal Steel Fabricators). “We Read Crystal Steel Fabricators Opening Maryland Manufacturing Facility on Business Facilities - Economic Development, Site Selection & Workforce Solutions.

A house digitally fabricated from the ground up

Jetson Green

A team of professionals at ETH Zurich have started work on a house which will be digitally fabricated at nearly all stages of the construction process. Related Articles on JetsonGreen.com: Versatile Digitally Fabricated Material.

Metal fabric optimizes solar control without jeopardizing views

BD+C

GKD’s new Solar Omega stainless steel metal fabric panels are geared for sun shading. Options include deeper horizontal rods, which increase the amount of shading while maintaining views through the fabric, and the ability to vary the open area based on the unique solar needs of the project.

Specialty Construction: Antony Gormley Sculpture Fabrication & Installation

ENR Construction

The Antony Gormley sculpture celebrating the 100th anniversary of the William Welles Bosworth-designed MIT mathematics building filled one “Best of the Best” judge with “wonder ”

Metal Fabricator To Relocate From Ohio To Northeast Indiana

Buisness Facilities Contributed Content

KMI), a manufacturer of sheet metal fabrications and enclosures, announced plans to relocate its headquarters from Defiance, OH to Fremont, IN, creating up to 44 new jobs by 2018. Koester Metals, Inc.

BIM to Fabrication for Timber Prefab

BIM & Beam

The Era of Connection tells us that project teams and how they delivery projects will be more connected in the future. An example of this is already happening in timber panelized construction.

Rebar Detailing to Fabrication Workflows Using Building Information Modeling

BIM & Beam

For those you attending AU to learn about automating the creation of rebar shop drawings from Revit, how about using the Revit model to drive rebar fabrication machinery directly? Come learn how industry leading rebar MIS software company aSa can use Revit models to streamline the rebar supply chain, from rebar estimating through detailing, fabrication and installation.

Optimizing Project Success Through 3D Design-for-Fabrication

ENR Construction

By focusing on collaborative planning and the use of lean thinking to support a 3D design-to-fabrication workflow, and then planning collaboratively with the supply chain, project teams and owners can optimize time, quality and cost

Move quickly from design to fabrication with Autodesk Advance Steel 2017

BIM & Beam

The latest version of Advance Steel adds a host of new features and enhancements that help improve productivity and usability, and allow fabrication documents to be drafted and documented more easily to support BIM enabled workflows. Easy Access to Fabrication Data.

Single Fabric Sheet Placement in Autodesk Revit 2015

BIM & Beam

Now in Autodesk Revit 2015 you can place single instances of fabric sheets to precisely reinforce sections of concrete walls, floors or slab foundations

Rebar Detailing to Fabrication at Autodesk University 2014

BIM & Beam

This year at Autodesk University we had a set of fantastic classes for the Structural Engineering and Fabrication industry. This process drives fabrication processes in the shop and field.

MEP & Structural Fabricators Forum – Call for Proposals

BIM & Beam

We are happy to say that we’ll be back at Autodesk University this year with a preconference dedicated to the Autodesk Fabrication software and other software useful for mechanical contractors. Held on Monday 30 th November , the MEP & Structural Fabricators Forum will build and improve on our first event held last year. You’ll use the class as a learning experience for one or more of the Fabrication products, or products that integrate with the Fabrication products.

'Fabrication Hall' introduces Wyoming high school students to career paths

BD+C

The beating heart of the Pathways Innovation Center is Fabrication Hall, a 5,000-sf common space flanked on all sides by technology-focused labs. For juniors and seniors of the Natrona County School System in Casper, Wyo., the Pathways Innovation Center, a newly built high school, offers a 38-acre campus comprising four academies focused on multiple disciplines to help students explore possible career paths.

Innovative Woven Shelter Made From Sun Absorbent Fabric

Jetson Green

Canadian/Jordanian designer Abeer Seikaly came up with an innovative design for disaster relief housing which was inspired by temporary huts of nomadic desert tribes. The shelters Seikaly proposes would be woven into existence, a process based on ancient traditions of the desert peoples.

Registration is now open for the 3rd Annual MEP and Structural Fabricators Forum at Autodesk University

Constructor Magazine

Registration is now open for the 3rd Annual MEP and Structural Fabricators Forum hosted by Autodesk, Inc. read more. Training Opportunities Technology

Fabric Structures: Old Technology, Modern Solution

Construction Business Owner

Today’s projects and jobsites are more advanced than ever. Modern equipment and machinery have made jobs easier worldwide. However, one of the most underutilized, cost-effective tools that can benefit your business easily dates back tens of thousands of years ago

Segmentation of Precast Walls in Revit

BIM & Beam

On the Segmentation Tab we define rules for splitting based on fabrication, transportation or other functional requirements. Concrete Detailing Concrete Fabrication Detailing Fabrication Software Tips akn_include Structural Precast Tips and Tricks

Why Your Long-Term Project May Need a Temporary Fabric Structure

Construction Business Owner

Construction companies maneuver around tons of challenges.

Brooklyn’s ‘Batcave’ will become a series of fabrication shops

BD+C

The Brooklyn Rapid Transit Power Station, completed in 1903, was originally built to supply electricity to the local steam railroad, elevated railroad, and street car system. It consisted of two parts: the Turbine Hall and the Boiler House.

Can we use a fabric material as smart materials in construction of building?

The Constructor

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Registration is now open for the Autodesk MEP & Structural Fabricators Forum

BIM & Beam

Do you spend your time detailing or fabricating structural steel or rebar? Registration is now open for the second annual Autodesk MEP & Structural Fabricators Forum! Are you interested in learning what Building Information Modeling means for your profession?

Top 5 Reasons to Attend the Autodesk MEP and Structural Fabricators Forum

BIM & Beam

A full day of the Autodesk MEP and Structural Fabricators Forum might just be the most cost-effective education and professional development opportunity you have all year.

Fabrication Fault Fails To Deter First Slide-In Bridge in Ohio

ENR Construction

Fabrication Fault Fails To Deter First Slide-In Bridge in Ohio. Infrastructure

Advance Steel in Autodesk AEC Collection

BIM & Beam

Structural engineers, detailers and fabricators struggle with siloed teams, disconnected workflows, and varying software platforms that do not integrate seamlessly. This requires manual processes to bridge gaps which can lead to expensive errors and fabrication waste.

Engineering Firms Connect BIM-Based Design and Construction Through Fabrication

BIM & Beam

Use of Building Information Modeling is accelerating dramatically, driven by major private and government owners who want to institutionalize its benefits of faster, more certain project delivery, and more reliable quality and cost.

Workers Cast Giant Fabric Net Over Boston Greenway

ENR Construction

Designed by artist Janet Echelman, the giant aerial sculpture attaches to nearby high-rise buildings. Buildings

Advance Steel Tips, Tricks, and Workflows You’ll Want to Try at the Office

BIM & Beam

For this post, I’m going to summarize some of the Advance Steel tips and tricks that I described in my class “Advance Steel Tips, Tricks, and Workflows You’ll Want to Try at the Office” during the Autodesk University MEP & Structural Fabricators Forum 2017.

Metallic Laser Printing Tested To Fabricate Structural Nodes

ENR Construction

Architects experiment printing canopy connections with steel in 3D. Technology

Adding Grout Tubes to Precast Walls using Dynamo

BIM & Beam

Computational Design Concrete Detailing Concrete Fabrication Software Tips akn_include Dynamo Revit Structural PrecastIn this post of the Structural Precast series I would like to show you how in Revit we can easily add grout tubes and tubes on top to precast walls.