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GO to Speed, Communication and Consistency: 3D Modeling in the Cloud ?>

Speed, Communication and Consistency: 3D Modeling in the Cloud

By now, nearly everyone in the world of design and construction is using some form of building information modeling, from architects and engineers to general contractors and their subs. But because each of these players has different programs, different tools and different capabilities, working a project through the BIM process can sometimes get clunky. “Things can get bottlenecked,” says Ali Militano, virtual modeling coordinator for Structure Tone. “Typically, everyone is waiting for the BIM coordinator to create an aggregated model, share it back with the team and issue class reports,...

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Scheduling in the Digital Age: Q&A with Paul Gabriel of Aegis

Technology has long played a key role for project controls and scheduling consultants like Aegis. But when the company joined the team building Penn Medicine’s new pavilion project, the need to innovate and collaborate through technology became that much more important. Here Paul Gabriel, regional vice president at Aegis, shares how new technologies are improving the scheduling process and the relationships among the project team. How did you get involved in the Penn Medicine project? Aegis is a project controls company supporting projects all over the country. When the PennFIRST team was...

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See you at the Greenbuild International Conference & Expo!

[vc_row row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" text_align="left" css_animation="" box_shadow_on_row="no"][vc_column][vc_column_text]The world’s largest conference and expo dedicated to green building is back! Structure Tone’s specialized team will join industry leaders, experts and frontline professionals in Chicago to listen, learn and brainstorm ways the AEC industry can continue to push the envelope of sustainable building. To jumpstart this year’s conference, Structure Tone’s own director of sustainability, Jennifer Taranto, is receiving the 2018 Leadership Recognition Award from the International WELL Building Institute (IWBI) for her outstanding leadership and commitment to enhancing people’s health through better buildings. With...

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VIRTUAL MASTER: THE EVOLVING ROLE OF VDC

In the early days of virtual design and construction (VDC), it was seen as a differentiator, an edge for firms like Pavarini McGovern (PMG), who were pushing the limits of technology and innovation. But times have changed. Today’s clients have come to expect VDC in every stage of the project. From site logistics and safety plans, to construction sequencing and field coordination, clients, stakeholders and permitting agencies want to understand more about projects than ever before, and they are relying on the construction managers to share that information in an...

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