Cast Consultancy, a specialist business focused on helping to solve the UK housing crisis, is driving innovation in the delivery of better quality homes and communities. Having recently joined the Editorial Board for unlocknetzero.co.uk, Cast has ...
Planning Configurators The fact that Autodesk acquired Spacemaker is no longer news. Let's think a little about why now, and why Autodesk. Autodesk is a company that has a wide variety of different products for all possible AEC directions, but they ...
Arguably one of the most conservative markets globally is the construction market, and in particular where we see pre-manufacturing. To make this topic even more specific - how the industry manages the implementation of volumetric modules into the ...
O’Keefe, a leading UK civil engineering company which has recently celebrated its 50th birthday, has big ambitions when it comes to innovation and driving change - in the words of Group Managing Director, Patrick O’Keefe - “I don’t want us to be brash or ...
Studio Anyo is a key player in the MMC world, with a strong and growing brand on the MMC market. With MMC being undoubtedly the construction methodology of the future, Anyo Modular’s award-winning team of specialist modular architects are at the ...
TLDR: We are not unbiased. We believe in MMC and that the traditional way of building should be changed. In this blog we compare the pros & cons of each development option and our tool to compare them, Kreo Modular. We also examine a particular use case ...
Building Information Modelling, or BIM, is being increasingly used across the construction industry to make project delivery more efficient and more predictable. However, amongst quantity surveyors and estimators, BIM adoption is still quite low - Kreo’s ...
Following a recent article in Building.com about experts’ vision for construction 2020, here’s a Kreo view into some of the comments.
At last year’s Homes UK event in London, a panel was asked to present the case for digital innovation in asset management and construction. They offered solutions that would enable digital innovation.
The Kreo team recently attended the Homes UK 2019 conference, where Julia Valentine spoke on a panel on 'Digital Innovation in Construction'. The team's attention was also caught by a panel on the future of modern methods of construction (MMC) regarding ...
Kreo and LogiKal Projects recently collaborated on a webinar: Project controls in construction will never be the same again. It inspired us to look into demonstrating the impact advanced technology can have when it comes to project planning.
Let's set the scene: Tech @ Housing Conference, Manchester, late June 2019. Andrew Carpenter, Chair of BIM 4 Housing and Chief Executive of Structural Timber Association, caught our attention with BIM.
Taking off quantities from BIM is not as hard as it used to be. With a plethora of tools out there providing the service, it should be easy.
At the Chartered Institute of Housing’s Housing Conference – the largest housing festival in Europe – Kreo presented on the trends disrupting the industry. But there were two separate themes that were prevalent throughout the conference.
What to do with the quality of high-rise residential building has been a UK focus ever since the Grenfell tragedy two years ago.
It’s impossible to deny that safety in the workplace is crucial – especially when we imagine harm to oneself or a colleague. Pretty much anyone, whether a construction professional or not, could reel off a list of potential hazards in a construction ...
The RIBA Plan of Work 2013 is an eight-stage building design and construction process for UK professionals.
Building’s fifth annual BIM survey shows that the number of companies taking advantage of BIM is growing. With the number of BIM design tools also on the rise, which of these are leading the way in improving the feasibility study process?
Leading UK construction consultancy, Cast Consultancy, has signed up to use Kreo's artificial intelligence in pre-construction planning and concept design.
According to a survey Kreo ran with Construction Manager Magazine, quantity takeoff (QTO) is the top process in cost estimation people would like to automate. The survey included quantity surveyors, cost estimators and project managers, among other ...
Cost estimation is a sensitive subject in the construction industry.
The structural design process is simply a series of stages engineers follow to solve a problem. So shouldn't it be automated?
BIM Show Live is a two-day conference held at the Boiler Shop, Newcastle. In February, 250 attendees discussed the latest technology and processes in the construction industry.
The construction industry makes substantial cost savings and improves the quality of buildings with building information modelling (BIM). How can the real estate industry get value from BIM?
Digital twin is fast becoming a buzzword in the real estate industry. But what does it really mean?
Anonymous BIM case study (January 2019)
We’ve spoken a few times about the benefits of BIM. The main reason companies are fast adopting BIM (outside of mandates) is the savings you can make on costs and time when you implement BIM. But how exactly does that work?
With new, emergent artificial intelligence finally breaking its way into our industry, some architecture, engineering and construction (AEC) professionals tell us they are concerned about their jobs.
We all agree that BIM is beneficial to the architecture, engineering and construction (AEC) industry. So, if BIM is so great, why aren’t we all adopting this new technology?
When BIM (Building Information Modelling) is implemented into our industry’s processes correctly and utilised, it can be a brilliant tool to help us visualise construction projects.
Most construction professionals are already somewhat sold on the value of computers – but, when it comes to unlocking their full potential, they're only just scratching the surface.
Building information modelling (BIM) has been described by some as the construction industry's very own 'digital revolution'.
Kreo's 4D scheduling software finally fulfils the true potential of 4D BIM.
The problem of how to estimate construction costs is one of the most crucial issues facing companies in the industry.
Construction profit margins have long been a controversial subject in the industry, with many citing them as a factor in the uncertain financial environment facing even the largest, most-established firms.
We need to first understand what BIM quantity takeoff software is in order to get value from it.
We believe AI is ready for construction now. We explore what that means for the industry.
Few people involved in the architecture, engineering and construction (AEC) industry would dispute the value of the idea behind Building Information Modelling (BIM).