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Our academic programs go far beyond how-to-build-a-building instruction. We teach you to change lives with the built environment.

We do that through efficiency studies and forecasting methods. We use drones to perform safety inspections and develop new models that predict investment values. Our academic work results in next-generation, sustainable, and cost-effective construction practices.

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From a small program in the basement, to a full School in the John and Joyce Caddell Building.
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New Faculty Publication

Construction 4.0: An Innovation Platform for the Built Environment

Modeled on the concept of Industry 4.0, the idea of Construction 4.0 is based on a confluence of trends and technologies that promise to reshape the way built environment assets are designed, constructed, and operated.

Construction 4.0 is a framework that is a confluence and convergence of the following broad themes discussed in this book.

Edited by Anil Sawhney, Michael Riley, and Associate Professor Javier Irizarry.


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