Digital technologies

Digital Twin: The cutting-edge technology for the built environment

Digital Twin: The cutting-edge technology for the built environment

Around the world, in almost all human endeavours, technology is revolutionising the way we live and work. It’s time for the construction industry to catch up with the rest of the sectors in terms of adopting cutting-edge technology. Within the last two decades, we, as construction professionals, have seen how approaches to design and construction have dramatically improved the way we design and co... »

Construction firms need to up their game to go digital.

Construction firms need to up their game to go digital.

New research has unveiled that almost half (44.3%) of businesses in the construction industry have limited or no insight into company or project performance. Professionals working in the sector are either not collecting data or are collecting it manually instead of digitally, says the report, Unlock the Benefits of Going Digital in Construction. The research conducted by Bentley Systems, the desig... »

How Emerging Technologies Are Changing The Built Environment

How Emerging Technologies Are Changing The Built Environment

Emerging technologies have the potential of changing the entire face of the industry they are deployed in. Generally, they are new and disruptive but can also include earlier technologies that are still controversial and relatively underutilised compared to their potential. Diverse technologies are emerging in education, information, nanotechnology, biotechnology, cognitive science, psycho-technol... »

5 Tools Government can use to accelerate digital adoption in the construction industry

5 Tools Government can use to accelerate digital adoption in the construction industry

Using technologies to boost construction productivity can have a profound impact on public and private spending. In the United States alone, expenditures on construction reached $1.29 trillion in 2018, after rising an average of 7.4 percent annually over the previous five years.[rml_read_more] »