The Internet of Things (IoT) market for commercial buildings is expected to grow 25 per cent annually. Designers and architects need to have a vision for employing IoT systems to create a fully connected, smart, and future-forward building.
One of the first ambisonic simulation environments in the country provides architects, engineers, and contractors an in-depth understanding of how a space will sound and look even before the ground is broken.
Broccolini Construction is developing a new, high-tech Maison de Radio-Canada building in Montréal to house the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation (CBC)/Radio-Canada. Through a long-term lease, the new building will help meet the needs of CBC/Radio-Canada in today’s digital and media environment.
Traditionally, nondestructive testing (NDT) of concrete refers to testing, inspecting, or evaluating concrete materials or components without damaging or destroying the serviceability of the structure or materials. These tests have usually been performed on structures that have been in service for some time, but present-day technology allows the use of NDT methods during the construction of new concrete elements as well.
The Saskatoon Chapter is hosting a lunch meeting with a presentation on building information modelling (BIM). It will take place at the Saskatoon Radisson Hotel from 11:45 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Tuesday, January 29.
A new set of standards released by the International Organization for Standardization (ISO) provide a framework for managing information through collaborative working using building information modelling (BIM).
Sejong, South Korea, is the world’s first city to receive the International Organization for Standardization’s (ISO’s) smart city certification. The ISO 37106, Sustainable cities and communities – Guidance on establishing smart city operating models for sustainable communities, designation is awarded by the British Standards Institution (BSI) to a city that has achieved world-class performance and maturity in light of the smart city framework.
The Government of Saskatchewan introduced legislation today to better protect and define the rights and obligations of owners, developers, contractors, and subcontractors. The proposed Builders’ Lien (Prompt Payment) Amendment Act, 2018, will create a payment process to establish reasonable timelines for providing payment for construction projects.
The online retail boom (and the corresponding change in consumer delivery time expectations) has forced warehouses, distribution centres, and production facilities to operate at an ever-increasing pace. Fortunately, recent technological improvements in supply chain equipment have allowed industrial facilities to keep up with this demand, while maintaining safety and efficiency.