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Pavement rehabilitation, especially in a highway context, comprises a complex set of operations from milling the degraded pavement to paving the new layers, while also ensuring the traffic passage. The importance of having serviceable and safe highway networks makes this type of operations very time sensitive, since this usually involves taking over traffic lanes, inevitably...
World Engineering Day 2021 (WED2021) was set last March 4th and had as its theme “Engineering for a Healthy Planet”. The date was also chosen for the launch of UNESCO‘s 2nd Engineering Report “Engineering for Sustainable Development: Meeting the Sustainable Development Goals”. The commemoration of this date, set at the 40th UNESCO General Conference in...
BUILT CoLAB participated in the preparation of the Manual “Design, construction, rehabilitation and conservation of roads”, within the framework of the Strategy of Ecological Public Procurement, with the contribution of Paulo Fonseca, Executive Director, who also represented the AEC Cluster. In this Manual, the Ecological Procurement Criteria are defined, within the scope of the Portuguese National...
The document “BIM in The Municipalities – Comprehensive Guide to the Implementation of BIM” was published, which has as its main ambition to sensitize the Municipalities to the theme of Building Information Modelling (BIM). “The digital transformation that is felt in a generalized way, emerges in the construction industry as an unavoidable change, which can...
The Ministry of Planning recently published the document “Estratégia Portugal 2030” which makes the strategic framework that is intended for Portugal defining where it is to be reached. This document is inspired by the “Strategic Vision for the Economic Recovery Plan of Portugal 2020-2030″ developed by Professor António Costa Silva at the request of the...
With the use of algorithmic approaches and integrated workflows for project optimization, it is intended to respond to an increasing need in the areas of Architecture, Engineering and Construction. In recent years, advances in computational tools have allowed architects to develop increasingly complex projects, which has been generating new challenges in the architecture, engineering and...

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