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Joining High-Tech and Construction: 2016 TechWorld Forum Nails It

The construction industry is ready to embrace the world of high technology.<p>The tech leaders from across the country who descended on Chicago April 20-22 for BuiltWorld's CEO Tech Forum brought with them more than just catch phrases and speeches.<p>They brought a glimpse of the construction industry's …

7 Steps To Build the B2B Marketing Strategy You’ve Always Wanted

It’s often said that a thousand mile journey begins with a single step, but what often goes unsaid is how many steps it takes to get there. This is …

Key Innovation Issues for 2016 and Beyond

In the course of this first month of 2016, I was asked a couple of times what my prospects are for the year ahead when it comes to key innovation …

Seeing Patterns and Keeping Opportunities Open for Innovation

Focus too closely on anything and we lose sight of its context. It becomes visible only when we look from a certain distance, and context contains …

Innovation

Learn What AEC Clients Want, Straight from the Source

As president of the SMPS Southeast Louisiana chapter, I recently moderated an outstanding client panel. Our panelists represented a local port, a …

Online Life

Report: Global BIM market to reach $11.5B by 2022

<b>Dive Brief:</b><p>A new report from Transparency Market Research predicts the global building information modeling (BIM) market, worth $2.6 billion in 2014, …

Is the Future of Construction On-site or Off-site?

The construction press is telling us how the future of the construction industry is in the off-site prefabrication of building components …

Drones are being used in €115m Bausch + Lomb expansion

Aerial drones equipped with sophisticated cameras are being used for controlled flights over the €115m expansion of the Bausch + Lomb facility in …

New 3D House Printer Cranks out 1,000 Square Feet a Day

3D printing is set to revolutionize the construction industry and its ability to build affordable houses. A new 3D printer created by Russian …

Construction Industry

10 Signs Your CEO Has an Outdated View of Marketing

Check out 10 common phrases you'll hear your CEO say if he or she has an outdated view of marketing.

This 1957 drawing reveals the brilliant strategy behind Disney's lasting success

Disneyland in Anaheim, California, celebrates its 60th anniversary on Friday.<p>The success of the original park, which opened July 17, 1955, sparked the 1971 opening of Walt Disney World in Orlando, Florida, and eventually led to the construction of nine other parks and resorts operated by Disney …

Walt Disney Company

Where the Digital Economy Is Moving the Fastest

The transition to a global digital economy in 2014 was sporadic – brisk in some countries, choppy in others. By year’s end, the seven biggest emerging markets were larger than the G7, in purchasing power parity terms. Plus, consumers in the Asia-Pacific region were expected to spend more online …

Innovation

In Just A Week, This Kit Turns Old Houses Into Zero-Energy Homes (For Free)

Net-zero homes are the kind of project that usually cost so much that only the richest, most environment-obsessed homeowners attempt it. But in the …

Social Housing

The 3 Flows of Modern A/E Firm Marketing

Marketing

4 Scenarios For The Future Of Transportation

By Ben Schiller4 minute Read<p>It’s 2030. Google has taken over Atlanta’s transportation system. Automated cars have failed to solve Los Angeles’s …

Urban Design

40 Tools in 20 Minutes: Hacking Your Marketing Career

Marketing today requires doing a little bit of everything from creative writing to HTML to light Photoshopping. There are a ton of free tools to make …

Marketing

Visually Blog Five B2B Marketing Trends for 2015 That You Should Get a Head Start on Now | Visually Blog

We may have barely crossed into the second half of 2014, but if you want to have a big year in 2015, you should jump on your game plan now. As you …

The YouTube Of Data Visualization Is Here

A new site called Dadaviz aims to make quality visualizations just as social and discoverable on the web as video or music.<p>When you want to watch web videos, you often go to YouTube. When you want to listen to music from indie artists, you might hit up Soundcloud. But where do you go on the web if …

The Secrets to Making an Explainer Video Stand Out

This story originally appeared on Visual.ly<p>Explainer videos, those seemingly cookie cutter shorts you see popping up all over the place, are definitely trending in online marketing. Unfortunately, while there are exceptions, most are an exercise in patience as their utterly transparent three-act …

William Shakespeare

5 Tools to Help Make Your Data Visualization Look Stunning

This story originally appeared on Visual.ly<p>The last few years have brought data visualization deeply into the world of design. It used to take highly technical designers or a team of developers and designers to create data visualizations that were both accurate and beautiful. Recently, several …

Data Visualization

Beautiful Houses: House YM

Today we will show you the beautiful house YM in Mie District, Japan, a project by Fumihito Ohashi Architecture Studio (FOAS). We don't have the …

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Interior design ideas: keep it simple - in pictures

An interiors stylist who uses plenty of colour and pattern at work has done the opposite at home, and to great effect

Trippy Portraits by Nicky Barkla

We've seen some great illustrated portraits here before, but it's those out of the box that catch our attention and show the creativity of artists …

Digital Art

Architizer

Mouse Around With Both Hands

The world is full of lefties and righties. While righties are dominant, it’s only fair to come up with neutral design solutions that can cater to …

The Better Better:Re

Better:Re is an electric power pack that can charge digital devices using discarded batteries. We typically tend to outgrow our mobile phones in …