2019 Design Innovation Report: Super labs, dream cabins, office boardwalks, façades as art

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Google’s coolest office project to date. Welcome to the 2019 edition of BD+C ’s Design Innovation Report, an annual compilation of projects, trends, initiatives, and teams that are pushing the limits of architectural design, space planning, and material innovation.

Creating and Sustaining Innovation

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Innovation in business revolves around creation of value. Exercises that fail to add value to an enterprise rarely qualify as innovation. In construction much of what passes for "innovation" involves nibbling at the edges of existing problems.

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Innovation in Timber

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The excerpted and linked article below explores innovations in the timber industry in Australia. Authored by David Chandler, FAIB out of Sydney, Australia, the article serves as a reminder of the global nature of innovation in the built industry.

Accenture Opens Flagship Innovation Hub In San Francisco

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Read: Accenture Opens Flagship Innovation Hub In San Francisco at BusinessFacilities.com. The professional services company will add 500 employees to its Bay Area workforce by the end of 2020. .

Infosys Plans Open Technology And Innovation Hub In Texas

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The company will open a Technology and Innovation Hub focused on the telecommunications, retail and banking sectors in Richardson, TX and hire 500 workers in the state by 2020. . Read: Infosys Plans Open Technology And Innovation Hub In Texas at BusinessFacilities.com.

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Innovation Is Thriving In Arizona

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P83 Innovation Center campus conceptual renderings. Feeding this worker pipeline is Arizona’s university system that produces in-demand graduates specializing in technology and innovation that can quickly make an impact on these growing businesses. By the BF Staff.

Consistent Technology Innovation Helping Contractors Integrate their Office, Team and Field Operations

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They integrate once-siloed functions and data throughout the construction organization and create true, real-time collaboration between the office, team and field. release , Viewpoint Chief Products Officer Matt Harris spoke of a commitment to advancing technologies, focused around connecting the office, team and field. “We’ve The latest Vista ERP software release is a shining example of this continued commitment to innovation and construction collaboration.

Innovation on Steroids

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It lists ten innovations offered by 10 different companies with will, if successful, revolutionize our lives. 10 Companies Chasing Innovation Welcome to the Collaborative Revolution! The wired article linked below is well worth a read.

Australian Contractors Integrate their Office, Team and Field Operations with Consistent Technology Innovation

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?When you’re the leading construction software provider, it’s imperative to provide your clients with the best tools/resources they need to succeed

Innovative Tree-Like Homes

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The structures could either be single family, multi-family, or even hotels and office spaces, and other leisure and commercial units. Innovative Solar Energy System.

IBM, Fluor, University Of South Carolina To Create Innovation Center

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IBM, Fluor, University Of South Carolina To Create Innovation Center appeared first on Business Facilities (BF) Magazine. Business Facilities (BF) Magazine.

School Board Business Officers Better Serve Facilities Requirements with Innovative Tool Kit

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Here are just a few of the innovative and exclusive features of the 4BT OpenJOC Solution (TM). Innovative, Proven, Best Value Construction Services Procurement & Project Delivery. The post School Board Business Officers Better Serve Facilities Requirements with Innovative Tool Kit appeared first on 4BT. School Boards Save money & time on your Facilities Repair, Renovation, and Minor New Construction Projects… & better serve your mission.

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Infosys Chooses Rhode Island For Design And Innovation Hub

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Infosys will open a new Design and Innovation Hub in Providence, RI, creating 500 jobs in the state by 2022. Infosys has made significant progress towards that commitment, and is investing in Technology and Innovation Hubs in Indianapolis, IN and Raleigh, NC.

Innovative Shipping Container Structures

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Below you will find three innovative shipping container architecture solutions that address non-living needs of the occupants. more details… Backyard Shipping Container Office. Architect Couple Build a Backyard Office From a Shipping Container.

Lower Prices Drive Innovation in Fracking

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Lower prices, which knocked a few highly firms out of the market appear to driving more effective and more creative innovation among those left standing. Salmon's CV Office 513-721-5672 Fax 513-562-4388 Cell 512-630-4446 JamesLSalmon@gmailcom

KPMG Chooses Orlando For Learning, Development & Innovation Facility

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The $400 million Innovation Center, to be built on a 55-acre campus in Lake Nona, will provide an immersive learning experience that will enhance the skills KPMG professionals bring to client situations. Read KPMG Chooses Orlando For Learning, Development & Innovation Facility on Business Facilities - Area Economic Development, Site Selection & Workforce Solutions.

IBM, Fluor, University Of South Carolina To Create Innovation Center

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The post IBM, Fluor, University Of South Carolina To Create Innovation Center appeared first on Business Facilities (BF) Magazine.

The Transforming Construction Technology Ecosystem, Innovative Viewpoint Clients Among Key Highlights of Day 3 of Collaborate 2018

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The changing construction technology landscape and our clients’ innovative uses of technology were in the spotlight for Day Three of Collaborate 2018. Their feedback to the office staff led to this project.”.

Construction Payment Innovation

Carol Hagen

A mountain of receipts with handwritten notes arrive in the office, perhaps with a spreadsheet the employee has prepared itemizing the details. Construction payment disbursements for payroll, travel, fuel, and entertainment purchases are accounting tasks in every construction firm.

Construction Operations: Field and Office Silos

Carol Hagen

Construction Technology has managed to move faster in the last 5 years than in the past 100 with innovation in Operations, communications and collaboration leading the way. This is particularly noticeable between preconstruction to operations and finance, and from field to office.

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Safety Services Company: Innovative Changes Lead To Impressive Results

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Safety Services Company: Innovative Changes Lead To Impressive Results. To do this, in 2016 we appointed Dan Hurdle as our Chief Executive Officer, a visionary man driven and inspired to create exceptional customer experiences through a highly motivated, engaged, and empowered workforce.

Safety Services Company: Innovative Changes Lead To Impressive Results

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Safety Services Company: Innovative Changes Lead To Impressive Results. To do this, in 2016 we appointed Dan Hurdle as our Chief Executive Officer, a visionary man driven and inspired to create exceptional customer experiences through a highly motivated, engaged, and empowered workforce.

Safety Services Company: Innovative Changes Lead To Impressive Results

Safety Services Company

Safety Services Company: Innovative Changes Lead To Impressive Results. To do this, in 2016 we appointed Dan Hurdle as our Chief Executive Officer, a visionary man driven and inspired to create exceptional customer experiences through a highly motivated, engaged, and empowered workforce.

Award of Merit – Office/Retail/Mixed-Use: Cerner Innovations Campus

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Cerner's $284.2-million Innovations Campus is the largest economic development project in Missouri's history

Salesforce Opens Seattle Area Engineering & Innovation Hub

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Read Salesforce Opens Seattle Area Engineering & Innovation Hub on Business Facilities - Area Economic Development, Site Selection & Workforce Solutions. Daily News Featured Office, IT & Call Centers Washington Workforce Development Bellevue Corporate Real Estate (CRE) Employment engineering Expansion Salesforce washingtonWorld's fastest-growing top 10 enterprise software company plans to double local workforce to 500 in Bellevue, WA.

Accelerate Live! talk: Work in progress—How the office environment drives innovation, SageGlass (sponsored)

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. Workplaces that spur innovation challenge the conventions of the traditional office environment. They're designed to benefit the health and wellbeing of team members, above all us.

IBM, Fluor, University Of South Carolina To Create Innovation Center

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The post IBM, Fluor, University Of South Carolina To Create Innovation Center appeared first on Business Facilities (BF) Magazine.

Integration and Innovation: What’s Next for Viewpoint

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Our new platforms enable integration between office, team, and field for a more holistic view of your company and projects. We’ve had a great time here at the Viewpoint 2017 Collaborate User Conference , where close to 2,000 people have gathered to network, collaborate, learn, and have fun.

GM To Open IT Innovation Center In Roswell, GA

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General Motors will hire approximately 1,000 high-tech workers to staff a new Information Technology Innovation Center near Atlanta. General Motors has announced plans to will hire approximately 1,000 high-tech workers to staff its new Information Technology Innovation Center near Atlanta.

Birmingham Workers To Receive High-Tech Job Training

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The Innovate Birmingham Regional Workforce Partnership will train young adults for 925 technology jobs, with the help of $6M in federal funding. Alabama Business Clusters/Corridors Daily News Featured Office, IT & Call Centers Workforce Training / Skilled Workforce Alabama Department of Commerce Economic Development Employment information technology Innovate Birmingham Innovation Depot Technology UAB Innovation Lab University of Alabama Workforce Development

5 innovations in high-rise building design

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The Council on Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat has named two winners and three finalists of its 2013 Innovation Award. Body Image: read more.

Switch Automation Opens Seattle Office

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Switch Automation’s CEO Deb Noller has announced the opening of the company’s second West Coast office, in Seattle, to serve clients in the Pacific Northwest. The office will be headed up by Peter Rake, Chief Operations Officer. office. Posted by Heidi Schwartz.

An elliptical office building goes with the flow in Boston

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121 Seaport, a 440,000-sf Class A office tower within Boston’s Innovative Seaport District, recently accepted its first tenant, with Alexion Pharmaceuticals leasing 150,000 square feet on floors three through eight.

Milwaukee, WI Selected As Global Hub For New Energy Innovation Center

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Scott Walker, Milwaukee Mayor Tom Barrett and others to unveil plans for the new Energy Innovation Center (EIC), a facility that will accelerate the development of innovative technology in the energy, power and control industry. Posted by Heidi Schwartz. Scott Walker.

Maryland: Green Energy Institute Brings Innovation To Market

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James Clark School of Engineering and the Maryland Clean Energy Center (MCEC)—will be to develop and attract private investment and commercialize clean energy innovations and deployment solutions in Maryland. Photo: Joe Andrucyk, Executive Office of the Governor). Innovation centric.

An R&D-oriented innovation district is taking shape in the heart of Durham, N.C.

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Innovation District, a 1.7-million-sf mixed-use neighborhood within six blocks near that city’s downtown, is moving forward after opening two new office buildings with a total of 320,000 sf last December The 15-acre Durham (N.C.)

Infosys To Create 1,200 Jobs In Australia

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The company will open three Innovation Hubs and create new skilled jobs for graduates and professionals by 2020. Asia-Pacific Capital Investment Daily News Featured Foreign Direct Investment International Office, IT & Call Centers Workforce Development academic partnerships Australia corporate expansion Employment Infosys Innovation Hubs IT Site Selection Technology

Snapshots: 60 Seconds with Val Hale, Utah Governor’s Office of Economic Development

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Val Hale, Executive Director, Utah Governor’s Office of Economic Development. Our low utility costs, broadband infrastructure and cool climate are extremely attractive to innovative data center projects. By the BF Staff. From the September/October 2016 Issue.

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Pennsylvania Secures $1.2 Billion Comcast Innovation and Technology Center In Philadelphia

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Comcast Corporation and Liberty Property Trust announced they will develop the ‘Comcast Innovation and Technology Center’ in Center City Philadelphia. The ‘Comcast Innovation and Technology Center’ is projected to generate $2.75 Posted by Heidi Schwartz .

3 office design strategies for creating happy, productive workers

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Office spaces that provide focus, balance, and choice are the ones that will improve employee experience, enhance performance, and drive innovation, according to Gensler''s 2013 U.S. Architects Building Owner Contractors Designers Engineers Facility Managers Office Building

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