Future of Construction

Five Ways 4D BIM can Transform Your Project

Five Ways 4D BIM can Transform Your Project

4D BIM, also known as construction sequencing, is the process of adding extra layers of scheduling data to a project information model, which enables a step-by-step visualisation of the project’s progress at each stage. This, in turn, boosts productivity and encourages a safer and more straightforward planning process, minimising time delays and reducing project issues. »

Emerging Construction Trends that Accelerate Digital Transition

Emerging Construction Trends that Accelerate Digital Transition

After decades of under-digitisation, the engineering and construction sector is making bold moves in a new era. A new McKinsey analysis of the construction technology ecosystem finds emerging trends, solutions, and increasing technology use cases that are disrupting the way we plan, design, and execute projects. »

Africa’s Cities are Crowded and Disconnected

Africa’s Cities are Crowded and Disconnected

Most Sub-Saharan African cities are crowded with people and dwellings and disconnected by a lack of transport and other infrastructure, which constrains economic development and growth, and renders cities costly for business and households. Although African cities are densely populated, they are not economically dense or efficient enough to promote scale economies and attract capital investment. H... »

6 Noteworthy Construction Technology Investments Insights

6 Noteworthy Construction Technology Investments Insights

The following insights into the latest investments in the construction technologies paint a promising picture of the construction and built environment industry worldwide. »

The Evolution of the Construction Technology Market

The Evolution of the Construction Technology Market

A new McKinsey study about new companies activating in the construction industry over the past five years reveals a detailed picture of the future of construction technologies. The research identified four possible archetypes. »