AEC Innovations

AEC Innovations

Cultivating Smart Construction Safety using Technologies & AI

Dr. Sogand Hasanzadeh and Dr. Behzad Esmaeili joined our AI4AECO event in August 2021. They presented three main applications of AI in “personalizing safety training,” “detecting risk-compensatory behavior,” and  “monitoring hazards and identifying the root causes of accidents,” as summarized below. Research 1: Personalizing Safety Training via Wearable Technology Challenges: While OSHA training is essential, …

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Closing the Loop Between BIM and the Field

When Tessa began remodeling her house, she noticed the construction crews were working on their hands and knees. She wondered how she could help them through robotic automation and digitization. Thus, she decided to put on a hardhat and steel-toed boots, and examine construction sites to discover which iterated and laborious tasks could benefit from …

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High-Frequency Digital Twins: Unlocking the Power of Jobsite

Jeevan Kalanithi, CEO of Openspace, joined our AI4AECO event in June 2021 and talked about the application of digital twins in construction sites. Jeevan elaborated on the definition of digital twins, with examples, and then discussed the Openspace technology. This report provides a high-level summary of what Jeevan shared about the applications of digital twins …

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