- Oct 2, 2018
Adopting new technologies on projects allows teams to deliver higher quality buildings while decreasing construction costs, enhancing project schedules and improving job site safety. Virtual Design and Construction (VDC) and virtual reality (VR) bridges the boundary between client, design and construction teams and improves your project’s delivery experience.
John Myers, Director of Virtual Design and Construction for Gilbane Building Company, recently employed interactive and collaborative tools on the New Academic Building for Engineering Innovation and Sciences on Wentworth Institute of Technology’s Boston campus. Prefabrication, design-assist preconstruction processes, and VR were all critical components in ensuring success.
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Because Wentworth Institute of Technology was such a high-performing building, in order to ensure success, they had to make sure everything would line up perfectly in order to prefabricate all the mechanical ahead of time—because there was no time in the schedule to redo the process.
The 15-month schedule for the New Academic Building for Engineering Innovation and Sciences is on track to open spring of 2019.