“Manufacturing” Best Match
Placemaking and Productivity
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...become a national hub of advanced manufacturing it must recognise the importance of good spaces and places. Manufacturing must compete with I.T. for the best people and, as much as...
Sheffield/Rotherham Advanced Manufacturing Innovation District
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BMW Spartanburg Manufacturing Plant — Paint Shop Expansion
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3D Printing Construction: Myths and Reality
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3D Printing has been heralded as one of the most promising new technologies in fields ranging from manufacturing to medicine to construction. 3D printing has been used on a number...
Tomorrow’s Accidental Urban Designers
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...eliminate significant numbers of jobs very soon and not just the low skilled, repetitive jobs lost by early manufacturing automation – any job which is linear and transactional (as opposed...
Clever Cities! Innovation as a Leader in Urban Transformation
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...form healthy, sustainable and liveable communities. Locating these Districts in central urban areas creates the opportunity to foster innovation and entrepreneurial spirit. Collocating business, advanced manufacturing, science-based research and education...
Can Self-Driving Semi Trucks be the Answer to Growing Truck Driver Shortages?
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...old which is 10 years older than the average age across other comparable industries like manufacturing and construction. The driving shortage has been going on for nearly a decade, with...
Industrial Revolution: Renewing the Rust Belt
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...cheap property as a vital asset, and the rise of manufacturing entrepreneurs. These factors came together in Columbus, where a long history as a manufacturing and logistics hub is helping...
The City of Today: Circle Back to the Past?
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...is based on, on knowledge rather than manufacturing, on virtual connections rather than physical communication, and on sharing rather than owning. Just think of all the hype about “Smart Cities,”...
Construction Productivity: Swimming Against the Current
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...in the manufacturing industry: welding robots on an automotive assembly line. Photo: Wikimedia Commons At face value, construction’s productivity problems may not be all that shocking. While standardization and automation...