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Workshop on Construction-Aware Design
March 18 - 19, 2019
Campus Library, Level 3, Room 3118, Seaside

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Design4 | Challenges Shaping the Future of Construction

15:15 - 16:00 Campus Library, Level 3, Room 3118, Seaside

This presentation aims to explore the role of this revolution in shaping the future of construction and the implications of this change to the field of Design.

‚ÄčOver the past decades, digital technologies have transformed whole industries resulting in the fourth industrial revolution. During the same period, however, the construction industry has continued operating as it has over the past 50 years, with a heavy reliance on manual labor, mechanical technology and established operating and business models. The fourth industrial revolution is about to hit the construction industry. 

This presentation aims to explore the role of this revolution in shaping the future of construction and the implications of this change to the field of Design. Ending by discussing the challenging need to develop the architectural Education to coop with the need for providing Architecture students with the required new design skills.