DAQRI’s augmented reality headset wants to change how we work

Daqri has created an augmented reality headset and the software that powers it. The Los Angeles-based startup is aiming to revolutionize the way people work by layering additional data and intelligent computing tools on top of their normal vision. Skanska UK has announced that it will trial this technology on selected construction sites. You can read more in the 'Construction Manager' report. Read more about Daqri Check out the Daqri full video catalog Read More about The Verge

What makes a Building Design Expert – BDE

You may have heard the definition of an expert as “the person in the room with the most knowledge on the particular subject under discussion”. On that basis put ten Architects, Architectural Technologists, and, or Building Engineers in a room, and ask this very question. It is tantamount to

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Basic Equipment Every Building Contractor Needs

If you are thinking of starting your own construction company, the one thing you will want to do is itemize some essential pieces of equipment to see what the actual cost would be if you had to purchase everything you’d need. Sometimes it pays to buy equipment upfront, and other times that machinery is used... Read more »

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Constructing Manufactured and Modular Homes

Investing in your own home is one of the most significant and financially weighty decisions you will make in your life. The trend to consider a manufactured or modular home rather than a traditionally built one has many attractive benefits. The most obvious plus is the delivery time which can be a little as 10... Read more »

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Seven of the Most Popular Green Building Techniques

If you’re interested in green building techniques, you’ll be pleased to find out that some are really easy to implement while still having a big impact on your carbon footprint and ongoing energy use. Here’s seven of the most commonly-used environmentally-friendly building choices and methods that you can use – either if you’re doing the... Read more »

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