building technology

The Future Is Now: Lead, Don't Wallow

Leadership 05.21.21

The Future Is Now: Lead, Don't Wallow

The capability challenge, our Dream Team posits, can only be solved through the embrace of data, technology, process and a pivot to collaboration in a dog-eat-dog culture.

Root Causes: Future-Fit Building Firms Reset Who's A Customer

Leadership 11.23.21

Root Causes: Future-Fit Building Firms Reset Who's A Customer

In this first-of-a-series of beyond-the-budget housing analyses, we'd challenge business leaders to now consider reframing customer-centricity as a strategic foundation to secure and sustain capability.

Lose the Battle, Lose the War: Solutions to the Labor Crisis

Leadership 05.18.21

Lose the Battle, Lose the War: Solutions to the Labor Crisis

In Part 2 of Capability and Culture, our Dream Team measures the ramifications of construction's labor crisis, and how the consequences of this seemingly insurmountable challenge may be the catalyst needed to embrace innovation.

Where Deja Vu Meets Catch-22: How Housing Cuts Down On SKU

Architecture 12.08.21

Where Deja Vu Meets Catch-22: How Housing Cuts Down On SKU

Housing's future is simpler and familiar. The pathway there, though, is more difficult and not well charted.

With All The Reasons Why, What's Holding Back Building's Technological Pivot?

Technology 12.06.21

With All The Reasons Why, What's Holding Back Building's Technological Pivot?

New data from Phoenix-based Mosaic show encouraging signs builders are embracing technology to a greater degree as they deal with today's raft of construction and supply chain challenges.

Nexii Taps Private Placement Route To Speed Global Roll-Out

Technology 11.30.21

Nexii Taps Private Placement Route To Speed Global Roll-Out

Vancouver-based construction innovator -- powered by a sustainable, resilient proprietary building material and a fresh, local approach to construction capability -- seizes its moment to claim a role in building industrialization.

Volumetric Building Cos. Clinches A Global Foothold With Merger

Technology 01.12.22

Volumetric Building Cos. Clinches A Global Foothold With Merger

Here's why the VBC-Polcom merger, announced today, signals the emergence of a new power player in the coming industrialization of residential construction, design, engineering, and value creation.

10 Transformative Shifts Alter Homebuilding By 2030: #9

Technology 12.23.21

10 Transformative Shifts Alter Homebuilding By 2030: #9

Where data, technology, and machine learning serve a step-change role in homebuilding and development: dispute resolution.

Inside LP's Blueprint To Leverage Innovation, Partners For Solutions

Leadership 11.16.21

Inside LP's Blueprint To Leverage Innovation, Partners For Solutions

A cultural pivot -- from building materials and products manufacturer to customer-focused technology-powered solutions platform -- points to a win-win transformation.

Windows For '21 Completions Start Closing: Here's What's Next

Products 11.11.21

Windows For '21 Completions Start Closing: Here's What's Next

A casualty of 2021 supply chain dysfunction -- loyalty -- may be a source of business strain between builders and distributors when options open back up in 2023 and beyond.