Engineering

March 15, 2012

Is the Sky Actually Falling (On Green Building)?

I have spoken on many occasions at Construction Law Musings and elsewhere about the risks and rewards for contractors found in sustainable construction. The rewards were fairly apparent. New markets, government incentives and the desires of owners to be “green” clearly point toward a need …

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October 18, 2010

An Introduction to Green Building Information Modeling (BIM)

After decades of declining productivity, the facility design and construction industry is beginning to benefit from powerful technologies that are poised to transform the way we design, construct and operate buildings. These technologies are commonly referred to as “BIM,” the acronym for Building Information Modeling. …

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January 8, 2010

can you see the sea?

by Liz Neves Brooklyn 1766 From where I live, I can hear cruise ships sound warnings in the night. I can see sea gulls pausing in church towers. Sometimes, I think I can even smell the sea, or at least feel its misty kiss. But …

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