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The Top 6 Benefits of BIM

Even though construction remains one of the least digitized industries, the rising adaptation of Building Information Modeling (BIM) shows how easily the right technologies are included in existing processes. From early prototypes in the 1970s to mature models of the 2010s, BIM has experienced a huge development.

Big, Medium, Small: 3 Net-Zero Energy Buildings

Nature, Outdoors, Rural, net-zero energy buildings

Buildings and construction are responsible for 39 percent of the carbon emissions in the world. Operational emissions, meaning the energy required to heat, cool, or light a building, account for 28 percent of overall emissions.

This is How Digitization Will Impact Multifamily Housing Living

The Jetsons, the 1960s futurist cartoon that was made in the US, depicted the namesake family living in Skypad Apartment in the year 2062, in a city called Orbit. The family of four — and their dog — enjoyed a leisurely life in a smart home, complete with a robot maid, flying cars, and other whimsical inventions.

The Horizontal Skyscraper: A New Solution to Urban Overcrowding

Horizontal Skyscraper

Since the world’s first modern skyscraper was built in Chicago in 1885, high-rise buildings of over 40 floors have become a norm for dense urban centers. They’re now almost a symbol of urban progress and architectural achievement. Since 2000, global skyscraper construction rose by 402 percent.

How Drones Can Take Field Service to New Heights

drones, field service

In 2018, the global commercial drone market was worth USD 5.8 billion, with an estimated 275 thousand sales. The market is forecast to grow by over 60 percent in terms of volume from 2019 to 2025.

Ditch the Door Wedge: Here’s Why Fire Doors Must Be Unobstructed

Door Wedge

In facilities with high people flow such as restaurants, offices, or care homes, a closed door can be a hindrance in daily life. Especially following a hectic schedule, one might not always have a free hand to control a door. Even if they did, especially at a time when hand hygiene is a bigger priority than ever, people might be reluctant to touch a door.