AWCI's Construction Dimensions: Columns: What's Inside
It is with a great deal of pride (and a warm, fuzzy feeling in my gut) that I excitedly present to you a “new and improved” AWCI’s Construction Dimensions. We have updated the look of AWCI’s flagship publicati
Codes & Standards
AWCI member contractors know they are not designers, but they may be put in that role at some point during the construction process. So how much do they need to know about building codes and standards? A lot.
This month we introduce you to Shawn Burnum, AWCI’s new president. AWCI’s presidential terms began July 1, which is the start of our fiscal year, and Shawn was more than ready to go months ago. A vice president i
Face the Strange
Ch-ch-ch-ch-changes. (Turn and face the strange.) —David Bowie
I have seen many changes in my lifetime, and perhaps one of the best and most valuable is seeing how the roles of women and people of other cultur
What Goes Up …
AWCI’s April board of directors meeting made me smile. Yes, it was good to see everyone even if it was virtual, but it was also heartening to hear that most of our board members’ companies are doing well despite
It Sounds Like Sci-Fi, but Its Reality
Don’t let our first feature article intimidate you. Going way beyond BIM and prefabrication, it presents the efficient and time-saving use of computational design, parametric data and digital fabrication method
I fondly remember winning an award for my writing when I was in the sixth grade. I was especially honored because the competition involved my classmates as well as those in the seventh and eighth grades. I had be
Things Have Changed
Construction has been deemed an essential business during the COVID-19 pandemic, and while many companies in our industry have continued with business as usual, many challenges—both old and new—have remained.
While we are still far from feeling confident that humans have full control over COVID-19, an end is in sight thanks to the vaccines that were approved and started being distributed last month. We still have a lo