Predictive data: Revolutionizing preconstruction planning

Preconstruction planning is one of the most challenging aspects of a building project’s life cycle. Design professionals often rely on yesterday’s data to plan tomorrow’s projects. However, historical data has proven to be unreliable as it does not include factors for present markets or track trends impacting costs. Thanks...
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Learning from millennials

In the construction industry, we are seeing technology affect long-standing work flows and processes used to research, prepare, develop, and distribute construction information, but that is not necessarily a bad thing. We can all agree, specifications as a key component of construction documents won’t go away.
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The true cost of transparency

Transparency provides the clarity manufacturers, suppliers, and consumers need to make informed decisions and help advance material health of products. In the building industry, it allows for a clearer understanding of the impacts building materials have on the environment and on human health.
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Public restrooms, personal space

Corporate conference and meeting rooms started to receive increased attention from designers a few years ago, and now the same thing is happening to commercial restroom spaces, particularly for Class A office and high-end hospitality buildings.
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