Dura Vermeer reduces time to construction by 25% using Autodesk BIM 360 Design

Overview Dura Vermeer is a family-owned Dutch company with more than 160 years of experience in construction, engineering, and related services. The company’s core activities are residential and non-residential building, infrastructure, industrial construction, renovation, and consultancy. Its corporate aspiration is to become one of the Netherlands’, “top three highest performing and digitized construction companies by 2020,” according […]

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What is Geopolymer Concrete?

Geopolymer concrete is an innovative and eco-friendly construction material and an alternative to Portland cement concrete. Use of geopolymer reduces the demand of Portland cement which is responsible for high CO2 emission.   What is Geopolymer Concrete? Geopolymer was the name given by Daidovits in 1978 to materials which are characterized by chains or networks or […]

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6 Bold Adaptive-Reuse Projects Give Broken-Down Buildings New Leases on Life

  A rendering of the transformation planned for Michigan Central Station, part of Ford’s new Corktown Campus in Detroit. Courtesy Ford Motor Corporation. There’s a famous saying by architect and sustainability expert Carl Elefante: “The greenest building is the one that is already built.” Adaptive reuse—the repurposing of buildings that have outlived their original purpose—can take many […]

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