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PTPC – Portuguese Construction Technological Platform, the Faculty of Engineering of the University of Porto, and 3Drivers, BUILT CoLAB’s associates, are the partners of the Circular Buildings project promoted by SmartWaste and funded by EEA Grants. This project aims to develop decision support tools to promote increased reuse of materials and reduction in waste production...
The winners of the BIM Excellence Awards 2021 are already known, an edition that, according to the Jury, demonstrates that the digital maturity of the national industry has evolved in an extremely positive way, demonstrated by the overall quality of all applications evaluated. The winners were: • “Simulation and Project” Award – COBA – Engineering...
In the design and execution of infrastructure works, the allocation of equipment and workers on the different work fronts has a frankly notorious impact on costs. Since fuel consumption is one of the factors with the greatest impact, it is relevant to accurately forecast and monitor in different scenarios of load, route (sinuosity, distance, etc.),...
António Aguiar Costa – Research, Development and Innovation Director BUILT CoLAB, and Manuel Parente Head of AI BUITL CoLAB, are the Guest Editors of the Special Issue “Decision Support Systems for the Digital Built Environment”, from buildings magazine, part of the section “Construction Management, and Computers & Digitization”, edited by MDPI. MDPI is a pioneer...
The Winners of the BIM Excellence 2021 Awards will be announced on July 28, at 4:00 pm, in a public virtual ceremony to be broadcast live on BUILT CoLAB’s YouTube channel. This announcement takes place after the Event TechOnBUILT WebTalk’Series organized by BUILT CoLAB and dedicated to the theme “The Obligation of BIM in Construction”,...
BUILT CoLAB supports the “Sustainable and Digital Building” webinar organized by the Polytechnic Institute of Leiria. This event takes place on July 14 and aims to create a discussion forum, addressing different topics with the contribution of some of the experts in the field. The topics to be discussed are the challenges in improving the...
Applications for the Prestige AEC Project, promoted and promoted by PTPC / Cluster AEC, and financed by Portugal 2020, are open until July 15, which is intended to collect and compile images of reference objects of Architecture, Engineering, and Construction in Portugal, for the publication of a representative author’s book of the AEC sector. The...
On June 28, an Innovation Talk was held on the “Digital Transformation Plan of the AEC Sector – Architecture, Engineering, and Construction”, an event promoted by ANI. The initiative, which took place online, featured luís Gomes and António Aguiar Costa, Vice President and Director of R&D at BUILT CoLAB respectively, who had the opportunity to...
The next call for the METABUILDING project, GROW/HARVEST Call, opens on June 15. This Call aims to encourage SMEs in the Construction sector to address the challenges of ICT, Nature-Based Solutions, Circular Economy and Recycling, and 3D Printing, with funding up to €60,000. Proposals must be based on collaborative projects between two partners or more...
Next Thursday, May 27, the closing conference of DigiPLACE, a European project that aims to develop digital platforms and common ecosystems of services to support innovation in the AEC sector and pave the way for future projects in the area of digital construction. This conference was called “The future building blocks – How digital platforms...

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