For years, Finland has been at the forefront of Building Information Modelling (BIM). The Built Environment Process Re-engineering (PRE) programme, which is part of the RYM Strategic Centre for Science, Technology and Innovation of the Built Environment in Finland, sought ever wider application ranges for modelling. It also discovered solutions to quality and productivity problems in the construction sector… read full article
Skanska, working with a consortium of partners, has signed a collaboration agreement with Loughborough University to develop its lab-based concrete 3D printing technology to a commercially viable scale.
Skanska will be working with the team at Loughborough’s Innovative Manufacturing and Construction Research Centre (IMCRC), led by Dr Richard Buswell and Professor Simon Austin… read full article
n Israeli entrepreneur has developed a smart building block that has the potential to revolutionise the construction industry, reducing building and running costs for new homes…. read full article