Building Information Modelling

Smart Cities

Can Digital Twins Offer Long-Term Solutions to a Building Safety Crisis?

September 14th, 2021
Smart Buildings

GIS Goes Indoors to Bring a New Level of Visual Data Intelligence to Buildings

March 22nd, 2021
Smart Cities

The Emerging Blockchain Across the Entire Lifecycle of Buildings

Blockchain is one of those technological innovations that promise to revolutionize anything it touches. While cryptocurrencies do appear to be surviving the test of time, the actual use of blockchain in the buildings industry has so far been struggling to match the hype that surrounds it. Blockchain is essentially a decentralized database that chronologically and […]

Smart Cities

Autodesk Continues its Digital Construction Crusade with Spacemaker.ai Acquisition

Last week, US-based software giant Autodesk announced the acquisition of Norway-based urban development startup Spacemaker.ai for a reported $240 million. The all-cash-deal is the latest in a string of acquisitions that repeatedly underline Autodesk’s determination to drive the digital evolution in the infamously antiquated construction sector. For a company that also serves the engineering, manufacturing, […]

Smart Buildings

Software is King across the Commercial Building Lifecycle

This article was written by Daphne Tomlinson, Senior Research Associate at Memoori. Software is a critical component in the lifecycle of a commercial building, starting from the design, planning and construction phases through to building operations and facility maintenance; followed by refurbishment and renovation before the final demolition phase. Until recently, the design and construction […]

Smart Cities

UK Construction Policy Falls Short of Targets But Shows Significant Potential

“We’re on the edge of a revolution in how we build – one that could help us transform our society, delivering more productive public services. With new construction technology and processes, we can build better hospitals, schools, offices, and homes; and in turn, create better outcomes for everyone,” reads a recent report from international consultancy […]

Smart Cities

BIM & GIS Combine to Advance the Digital Twin for Smarter Cities

The digital twin has become a holy grail for the smart city. A virtual model of a city, or a digital replica of the physical world, digital twins allow the simulation of plans before implementing them, exposing problems before they become a reality. From urban planning to land-use optimization, digital twins have the power to […]

Smart Buildings

The Smart Building ‘Future Proofing’ Opportunity

Most operational systems in buildings, from lighting to HVAC, last at least 10-15 years, and perhaps more. While there are ongoing maintenance costs to operate these systems, those ongoing expenses are small compared to the costs to replace core systems. Smart building technology can extend equipment life and improve performance, but vendors often run into […]

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