Starting to Invest in Architecture, Engineering, and Construction Technology | Venture

Starting to Invest in Architecture, Engineering, and Construction Technology | Venture

On this episode of Venture, we look at what it’s like for an established investment firm diving into the AEC space. Greg Barnes from Hyde Park Ventures sat down with us as they have begun to dip their toe into the wide world of investment into the architecture, engineering, and construction technology space. 

Upgrading Our Lighting Infrastructure to LED | SmartWorlds

Upgrading Our Lighting Infrastructure to LED | SmartWorlds

On this episode of SmartWorlds, we delve inside the city of Chicago's efforts to upgrade their lighting infrastructure to LED technology. Speaking to several key players, we tackled this initiative from financing, to design to manufacturing.

Innovative Architecture Design with Award-Winning Design-Build Firm | CannonDesign

Innovative Architecture Design with Award-Winning Design-Build Firm | CannonDesign

On this BW Session, we took a look at the Chicago office of CannonDesign. They're an integrated global design firm that unites a dynamic team of architects, engineers, strategists, researchers, futurists, and industry specialists who are driven by a singular goal — to help solve the greatest challenges brought to them by the society and their clients.

Construction GPS Tracking and Fleet Telematics Platform | Unboxed: Digital Fleet

Construction GPS Tracking and Fleet Telematics Platform | Unboxed: Digital Fleet

On this episode of Unboxed, Tim Muenstermann, president of Digital Fleet, provides an extensive demo of their company's GPS tracking and fleet telematics platform. Check out the customizable workflows and integration with operational systems especially made for the construction materials and ready-mix concrete industries. 

Deconstructing Construction Materials for Reuse | SmartWorlds - Wasted Markets

Deconstructing Construction Materials for Reuse | SmartWorlds - Wasted Markets

On this episode on SmartWorlds, we look into the large waste and building material reuse problem in our built environment. The building industry in the United States is responsible for an estimated 350 million tons of construction debris flowing into landfills per year. Archeworks, a design school based in Chicago, is leading the charge to expand the building material reuse marketplace. Through a collaboration with the Cook County Department of Environmental Control, the Building Material Reuse Association, the ReBuilding Exchange, and leading design firms, this intensive research and design project explores the barriers and opportunities for reuse that exist in current design culture and public policy, and proposes expanding the reuse economy by re-envisioning architectural practice and the built environment. This episode features a panel discussion with the key players leading this sustainable approach. 

Using Virtual and Augmented Reality in Construction Today | All Hands on Tech

Using Virtual and Augmented Reality in Construction Today | All Hands on Tech

On this episode of All Hands on Tech, we explore the new trends in virtual and augmented reality in the construction industry. Put on your headsets and join us as we chat with a panel of experts.

Behind-the-Scenes Tour of Walsh Construction's Yard, Shop, and Operations | Yard & Shop

Behind-the-Scenes Tour of Walsh Construction's Yard, Shop, and Operations | Yard & Shop

On our pilot episode of Yard & Shop, we strapped on our safety vests to meet with Walsh Construction, a full-service construction firm servicing the Chicago area since 1898, to take a behind-the-scenes tour of their yard. Join us as we check out their fleet of more than 10,000 vehicles, learn about machines and equipment, and get a special tour of their facilities.

How Virtual Reality is Radically Changing Architecture and Design | IrisVR - All Hands on Tech

How Virtual Reality is Radically Changing Architecture and Design | IrisVR - All Hands on Tech

CEO and Co-founder of IrisVR, Shane Scranton recently stopped by the BuiltWorlds studio for a demo and a chat about how their new products allow clients to take their 3D plans and blueprints and turn them into Virtual Reality experiences seen on devices like Oculus Rift, HTC Vive, Samsung GearVR, and Google Cardboard.

How Data Improves Results for Leasing and Asset Management | Tech In Real Estate

How Data Improves Results for Leasing and Asset Management | Tech In Real Estate

In this episode of Technology in Real Estate, we explore how the role of data has positively influenced and improved results for leasing and asset management. In the first segment: - Cartofront - Realync Learn how brokers navigate an extensive amount of mined data and how they leverage real-time cloud-based video to provide virtual tours for their clients.

TYNTK: Constructing Twenty-Four Billion Dollars Worth of Tunnels Under the Hudson River

TYNTK: Constructing Twenty-Four Billion Dollars Worth of Tunnels Under the Hudson River

On this week's Things You Need To Know, we looked at how construction jobs are at their highest in eight years, but a labor shortage still remains, a triple net zero university expansion project in California, a 24 billion dollar infrastructure project underneath the Hudson river, and more!

The Easy Way to Manage Construction Lien Rights: Zlien | BW Sessions

The Easy Way to Manage Construction Lien Rights: Zlien | BW Sessions

Getting paid in the construction industry can be challenging, but one company's trying to make managing lien rights easy and painless. Watch as Martin Roth from zlien talks about building trust across owners and contractors and improving risk for all parties involved.

TYNTK: Hilton Develops Modular Hotels, LEED Building Software in Beta Testing

TYNTK: Hilton Develops Modular Hotels, LEED Building Software in Beta Testing

On this week's Things You Need to Know, we take a look a new software program that allows owners to see the cost benefit of constructing LEED certified buildings, Hilton's modular hotels in Ghana, and more! 

TYNTK: World's First Virtual Groundbreak, the New Penn Station, Mapping Infrastructure Underground

TYNTK: World's First Virtual Groundbreak, the New Penn Station, Mapping Infrastructure Underground

On this week's Things You Need to Know, we dive into some of the week's top stories. From revamping Penn Station in New York, the first virtual groundbreaking in the world to Chevrolet debuting their heavy-duty sustainable truck for the US Army, it's been a busy week. 

Building & Designing the Theater of Tomorrow | Project Innovation: The Yard at Chicago Shakespeare

Building & Designing the Theater of Tomorrow | Project Innovation: The Yard at Chicago Shakespeare

In this episode of Project Innovation, BuiltWorlds dons its hard hats to take you behind the scenes at The Yard at Shakespeare Theatre on Chicago's famous Navy Pier. Slated to open in Spring of 2017, The Yard will be Chicago Shakespeare's third stage and it introduces a new trend in theater architecture.

TYNTK: Human Colonies on Mars, Bentley Debuts BIM Software, Smart Cities Week

TYNTK: Human Colonies on Mars, Bentley Debuts BIM Software, Smart Cities Week

On this week's Things You Need to Know, Elon Musk introduces his plans to develop human colonies on Mars, One World Trade Center is awarded LEED Gold, safe animal crossing on I-90, and more! 

A Behind-the-Scenes Tour of an Innovative Recycling Plant | SmartWorlds: Lakeshore Recycling Systems

A Behind-the-Scenes Tour of an Innovative Recycling Plant | SmartWorlds: Lakeshore Recycling Systems

Take a trip with us to Lakeshore Recycling. They provide recycling and 100% waste diversion programs and comprehensive waste removal to businesses and residential homeowners. They do all of this without any plans of ever owning a landfill.

TYNTK: Route 66 Goes Solar, NYC Unveils Grand Central Tech, RE 100 Grows

TYNTK: Route 66 Goes Solar, NYC Unveils Grand Central Tech, RE 100 Grows

On this week's Things You Need to Know, we dive into NYC's newest Tech accelerator, GCT, learn more the companies participating in the Renewable Energy 100 initiative, solar freakin' roadways, and more!

Tracking the Financial Investments and Trends | Venture

Tracking the Financial Investments and Trends | Venture

On our debut episode of Venture, we take a deep dive into what investors and venture capitalists look for in their next big backing. We sat down with Martin Roth from Zlien and Josh Green from Traverse Ventures to get the inside scoop from these experts and hear about their portfolio and the latest companies receiving investments.

TYNTK: Adjaye's Museum Debuts, Heatherwick's Honeycomb, DARPA's Living Building Materials

TYNTK: Adjaye's Museum Debuts, Heatherwick's Honeycomb, DARPA's Living Building Materials

On our debut episode of Make It, we go deep into Chicago's second AEC Hackathon. Teams go head-to-head as they only have 21 hours to develop the best solution to existing industry problems. After the judges finish deliberations, only one team can win the ultimate prize.

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