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Building with Artificial Intelligence

Artificial intelligence and machine learning help building designers, but also those who want to make construction sites safer. Here are my picks from recent construction-related AI news.

Big construction companies are testing technology that could save lives

A number of big construction companies are testing AI-aided computer vision that could save lives, and money, by predicting when accidents will happen. Boston-based Suffolk persuaded several of its competitors to join a consortium that would share data to improve the technology.

Source: MIT Technology Review

Autodesk’s machine learning tool ranks job site risks

Autodesk has released a preview version of BIM 360 Construction IQ, a machine learning tool that analyzes large swaths of project data to rate safety and quality issues by risk level.

Source: ConstructionDive

AI to assist and guide planners through the process of building a project plan

InEight, a leading developer of construction project management software, announced that Clark Construction will now use InEight’s project planning and scheduling application InEight Basis to enhance its process.

Source: aithority.com

Spacemaker raises $25 million to power urban construction projects with AI

Founded out of Oslo in 2016, Spacemaker has created simulation software that manages the computational side of designing structural layouts in multi-building residential developments. On June 9, the company announced a $25 million round of funding co-led by Atomico and Northzone, with participation from a host of industry investors.

Source: venturebeat.com

Investigating the future of generative design through architectural style learning

Stanislas Chaillou recently presented his thesis, Bias & Architectural Style: A New Frontier for AI In Architecture, at the Harvard Graduate School of Design, in the Master of Architecture program. Chaillou built an entire generation methodology using Generative Adversarial Neural Networks (GANs). 

ArchDaily explains his study and ArchiNet has interviewed Chaillou on his thesis.

About the author

Aarni Heiskanen

Aarni Heiskanen, Construction Innovation Agent, is hailed as a Top 100 influencer in construction. Aarni has been a pioneer in computer-aided design, he has co-founded a business software company, and worked as a certified management consultant. At present, he runs AE Partners, a construction industry communication firm. Aarni holds a master's degree in architecture.

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