Nic Goldsmith, FAIA, LEED AP and Senior Principal at FTL Design Engineering Studio in New York City, is a pioneer in bringing tensile structure design to the United States. These structures utilize exotic materials like Polytetrafluoroethylene (PTFE), also commonly known by the brand name Teflon, and Ethylene Tetrafluoroethylene (ETFE), often seen on professional sports stadium dome roofs.
While Architecture, Engineering and Construction (AEC) professionals are rarely given proper credit for being innovative, the tech sector of the industry has grown so exponentially over the past decade that many new digital possibilities have emerged, leaving the options for
The adoption of BIM within construction projects remains a hot topic worldwide. The process has been inconsistent to say the least, leaving some companies wondering how to become compliant, if they should be compliant, and how to effectively incorporate BIM
Interoperability—a hot topic that poses important questions: Can the business-critical technologies we rely on work together? And are tech leaders listening to the needs of their customers? During her round table interview at AECX, Bluebeam VP Sasha Reed met the
Meet the Microsoft Surface Studio and the Surface Dial—the latest tools providing enhanced workflow support for the AEC industry.
Full service mechanical design-build contractor PSF Mechanical reaps the rewards of overhauling preconstruction philosophies and approach. “What you’re doing, you can do better,” explains Martin Marty, Application Support Specialist/ Network Administrator for Seattle-based PSF Mechanical. It sounds so simple, yet
What do a camera, two apps, a piece of hardware, and one piece of software have in common? Combined, they are all part of a new world of jobsite VR, unlocking exciting potential in field progress reports, safety, training, standardization
How Did a Drywall Subcontractor Achieve One of the Most Exciting Breakthroughs In Augmented Reality? A better question might even be, “Why did a dry wall subcontractor achieve one of the most exciting breakthroughs in augmented reality?” The fact is,
AECX 2016 served as the perfect backdrop for connecting with industry professionals and thought leaders to build community dialogue. With 20 exhibits on the floor, over 300 industry leaders representing more than 50 companies, and 37 sponsors, AECX 2016 offered