Thursday, 1 September 2016

What are the top trends in construction technology?

Building construction is a time-consuming and laborious task. To ease the process and improve the quality of the construction, the companies are now looking for advanced tools and technologies. The construction industry is slowly becoming a ‘machine-dominated’ industry. These technological advancements have brought revolutionary change in the industry.

Every day researchers come up with new technologies to transform the construction industry and make it a safer place to work. Here are top technologies that are trending in Indian real estate market.

Mivan: This is an aluminum framework system, companies use to build a large number of houses in a short span of time. The technology allows the constructors to cast the whole slab, beam and column at one go. It improves the quality of construction by giving it a better finish, uniformity in structural components and speeding up the process.

Building Information Management (BIM): This is one of the best advancements in the construction industry. The technology helps the construction companies provide 2D and 3D models of the project to help the buyers get a better view of the project. The developers can further use the BIM system to freeze on every project detail from the initial stage. Olympeo Infrastructure Pvt. Ltd. uses the technology and says that it has helped the company control cost and improve the quality of construction.

Drones: Though it is not a completely new trend for real estate industry, in construction is has recently gained popularity. This helps the companies check work progress effectively. The drone technology also helps the builders examine difficult spots of the building, which are difficult to reach. The trend is expected to grow further with more and more construction companies using drones for comprehensive documentation of project progress.

We are in a market where companies are introducing innovative technologies to beat the competition and win the trust of the buyers. Effective utilization of these tools can help the construction companies reduce cost, improve quality and speed up the construction process. Whether you are a large-scale builder or a new entrant in the industry, the trending technologies open a world of great possibilities in the future. It’s completely up to you how you use these and get benefited for better growth.