This blog is adapted from an AIA presentation by Patrick Mays on Technology and Practice presented in partnership with the UNC Charlotte College of Architecture in October 2016.
A major investment in new equipment and in 3D design software has produced significant productivity gains for Ballyshannon-based Seamless Aluminium. BIMIreland.ie reports on a company founded on ‘one good turn deserves another’.
The first 'printed' office is being built to house the staff of Dubai’s Museum of the Future, uses a 20-feet-high 3D printer and is to be completed by 2017.
Enabled by collaboration software, IPD is helping industrial manufacturers reduce risk, achieve predictable results, and maximize the effectiveness of capital funding.
New developments in additive manufacturing are being used to make real building components that are lighter, more cost effective and structurally just as strong as their counterparts, but use 75% less material.