Environmental impact from design to operation, the real challenge of the digital twin
Digital tech has taken over the construction industry: while BIM has left its mark on a whole range of projects, the digital twin – a living avatar of a building – promises to help improve the construction industry’s carbon footprint.
When smart buildings lead to smart cities
Forget excessive, impractical projects, the pandemic offers the perfect opportunity for rethinking the smart city in a pragmatic way, using connected objects and digital twins wisely – and in moderation.
[conversation] Caroline Reminy, Head of BIM Engineering, VINCI construction France
A growing number of VINCI projects are using BIM-lead environments on their work sites. What’s more, BOS tools are on the increase and the digital twin is building a desirable future for itself. While digital mock-ups in construction have already proved their worth, there is still significant room for improvement, considers Caroline Reminy, Head of BIM Engineering at VINCI construction France.
Our selection of innovative businesses #33
Canvas raises $24 million to expand its fleet of drywall robots. French startup Diagrams raises €1.7 million for its preventative maintenance technology. Homebound looking to solve the housing shortage problem. Austrian startup Printsones launches multifunctional robot for on-site construction.
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