Things have been quiet around here lately, but it’s been a busy couple of months in the construction tech space. Before we get back into the swing of things this fall, here’s a roundup post with our analysis of some companies, deals, and stories that caught our eye over the summer.Read More
The Future of the Built Environment: What New Technology Will Be Most Disruptive to the Construction Industry?
I had the pleasure of sitting on a panel at the first Builtworlds Project Conference in New York City that discussed the future of the construction industry. What technologies will be most disruptive both in the short- and long-term? Where are our respective AEC organizations seeing specific challenges and opportunities for innovation? In this article, I’ve outlined some of those questions as posed to the panel with my own answers.Read More
This is a response piece to a list of 8 design firm inefficiencies recently discussed at Building Design + Construction magazine. In it, we analyze each, and suggest how construction tech could provide a solution. Our biggest takeaway? The AEC industry is changing rapidly on numerous fronts, and firms need to adapt and evolve or otherwise risk becoming obsolete.Read More
AECOM Research Report, “Without Limits,” Highlights Need for Innovation, Tech in Future of Infrastructure
AEC industry giant AECOM’s first-ever research report, “Without Limits: The Future of Infrastructure” has some interesting insights and data about current attitudes toward technology, innovation, and project delivery models, culled from survey questions and interviews with over 500 AEC industry professionals and executives.Read More
We’ve selected this group of five startups that we covered at AEC Labs in 2017 for a variety of reasons, including the technology they’ve implemented and the role we think the problems they’re addressing will play across the AEC industry in 2018 and beyondRead More
Leasing commercial office space is tricky. It’s different from heading into an apartment office and leaving an hour later with your keys. It’s particularly challenging for high-growth, fledgling tech startups that may not have the balance sheet and track record that an established tenant can offer a landlord. With that in mind, we’ve prepared this list of 5 key issues for startups to think about as they begin their search for a new home.Read More
Construction tech is on the radar at HuffPo, which noted in a recent piece that IOT, telematics (data), and peer-to-peer rentals, along with autonomous machines and accompanying decreasing costs of ownership of expensive construction equipment, could help the AEC industry create $6.2 trillion in economic benefits by 2025.Read More
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