Last month, I attended NAHB’s midyear meeting in Miami and had the pleasure of sitting in on a presentation by Daniel Swift, president and CEO of Des Moines-based architecture group BSB Design.
Tools and Equipment
Building tools range from smartphone apps to screwdrivers and cranes. Finding the best equipment for the job can be the difference between a smooth progression and a frustrating delay in your project. Innovations in building equipment can help your firm get ahead of the competition and lead to greater customer satisfaction.
From stair calculations for document sharing, here are the applications that builders like best
MiTek Sapphire Viewer
MiTek's Sapphire Viewer is designed for the builder, architect, or engineer to collaborate in real time on house plans with their component manufacturer (truss and panel maker).
Tech review: Which tablet is right for you?
The iPad changed mobile computing forever, but is it the best tool for field and office construction professionals? New tablets on the market offer more security, less glare, and serious business applications for builders, designers, and construction users alike.
Design on the fly: How tablets are transforming the design process
Architects, designers, and builders are turning to tablets for a variety of
design-related tasks, including in-the-field design reviews and client presentations.