Creating smart cities: A CSI exclusive

When building smart cities, the specifications are of paramount importance. In effect they become a form of governance for the whole project, specifying outcomes suitable not only for a building, but also as life-cycle work for the whole city as a system.
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Specifying offsite construction: A CSI exclusive

Offsite construction is part of a gradual move toward a more manufacturing-based process in the construction industry. It allows significant amounts of building construction to be performed in a controlled environment, and depending on project needs, on a near assembly-line basis. This is beneficial for worker safety and project...
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CSI offers early registration for fall exams

Early registration for CSI’s fall certification exam cycle, which includes Construction Documents Technologist, Certified Construction Contract Administrator, Certified Construction Product Representative, and Certified Construction Specifier examinations, will start on June 26.
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Managing design risks: CSI Academy preview

Sharpen your skills in construction risk identification, assessment, mitigation, and monitoring by joining your peers at the Construction Specifications Institute (CSI) Academy in Chicago on April 26 and 27. Andrew Mendelson, a long-standing leader on the AIA Documents Committee and senior vice-president/chief risk management officer for Berkley Design Professionals,...
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