The technological explosion in construction


The technological explosion in construction
The construction industry is at the heart of innovation. 5 new technologies will change the habits of employees in the world of tomorrow. Good news for these physically demanding professions. Here they are:

"Building Integrated Photovoltaics" means building integrated photovoltaics. Until now, we have mainly used solar panels. However, the architects were not very convinced by their design. So we had to find an alternative. The advantage of photovoltaic panels is that they are available in various colours and textures. They can be integrated directly into the façade of the building and are more aesthetically pleasing.

2) Drones
They are the eyes of tomorrow and will be used for 3 things:

  • Monitor the progress of construction sites. The drone has the possibility to record its position in order to take a picture from the same place.

  • Inspect buildings and infrastructures. It can be used to carry out checks at regular intervals.

  • Mapping and 3D plan. It makes it easier to reference areas.

3) Home automation
Tomorrow's homes will be intelligent. Some things already exist, but we can go even further:

  • Voice control. It will be possible to centralise all commands on a single interface.

  • Spatial understanding. The aim is for our home to know our habits. It will then be able to turn on the lights when we move around the house, order food when the fridge is empty or preheat the oven by itself. It still sounds unreal, but the future holds many surprises.

4) Exoskeleton
Designed to relieve the burden of tools and musculoskeletal disorders, this "suit" is revolutionary. It multiplies the physical capacities of the wearer. This makes it possible to reduce and relieve the physical load linked to certain construction-related activities.

5) BIM
"Building Information Modeling. It is a 3D model that evolves as the construction site progresses. Each stage, from the design of the work to the end of the site, is followed in detail. This allows each team to be aware of the progress of the work.