Smart home technology is gaining an increasing presence in our homes, with varying...
Smartening the home: architects integrating smart home technology into designs
Smart home technology is gaining an increasing presence in our homes, with varying levels of design accompanying it. As work and lifestyles change, how will our future homes and vehicles adapt? Frances Marcellin looks at some of the pioneering projects that showcase these smart spaces of the future.
BIM & More and Polantis Cooperate To Revolutionise Product Information Management (PIM)
BIM & More and Polantis are pioneers in the domain of digitised building techniques and notably in the area of BIM (Building Information Modelling).
Will robots drive the digital revolution in construction?
3D printing has attracted considerable interest for its potential for construction, but it may be robots that ultimately prove more impactful, especially with human labour in short supply. How are robotic systems making inroads in a sector that has been dominated by age-old construction practices, and how might robots support the move towards a digitised process that fuses together design and fabrication more closely than ever before?
Wilshire Grand Centre, Los Angeles
The Wilshire Grand Centre is a large-scale, urban mixed-use project developed at the site of the former Wilshire Grand Hotel, in downtown Los Angeles, US. At 1,100ft, the Wilshire Grand Centre redefined the city’s skyline when it opened in June 2017.
Smart home device could help people with dementia get dressed
Researchers from the New York University (NYU) Rory Meyers College of Nursing, Arizona State University and Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH) Institute of Health Professions have developed an intelligent dressing prototype called DRESS that aims to help people with dementia get dressed without a human carer.
Scientists create stronger and greener concrete using graphene
Scientists from the University of Exeter have created a new concrete that incorporates graphene in its design to make it stronger, greener and more durable than traditional concrete.
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