May 23, 2017

Together with CIFE member CCC and Projacs, CIFE is co-organizing and co-hosting the 5th BIM Conference in the Middle East in Dubai, May 23-24, 2017. The theme is “BIM everywhere all the time”.

April 12, 2017

Zuhair Haddad, of long-time CIFE member company CCC, has been awarded the prestigious Porter Award for leadership in innovation by FIATECH.

Over the years, Mr. Haddad has excelled at envisioning the future of technology in the construction field and set the standards for innovation and creativity. He was able to concretize his vision through commitment and dedication. By guiding people who had the privilege to work closely with him, providing those with insights and empowering them to innovate. This prestigious award proves that Mr. Haddad is an industry leader and great asset to the construction community world-wide.

We at CCT offer our warmest congratulations to Mr. Haddad on receiving the prestigious Porter's Award and for establishing the legacy of leadership and professionalism and for creating a culture of innovation within the company.

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April 11, 2017

Iro Armeni, PhD student working with Martin Fischer, has won a Goggle PhD fellowship in the area of Machine Perception, Speech Technology and Computer Vision. Google presents these award "to recognize and support outstanding graduate students doing exceptional research in Computer Science and related disciplines. Now in its eighth year, our fellowship program has supported hundreds of future faculty, industry researchers, innovators and entrepreneurs."

March 23, 2017

On March 23, Martin Fischer presented a keynote at the conference on “Productivity and Digitalization in the Construction Industry” hosted by CIFE member MT Højgaard at its headquarters in Søborg, Denmark. He presented the vision that “every workhour should build the right product safely and productively” and explained how VDC helps achieve that vision.

March 15, 2017

Today, March 15th, the book on Integrating Project Delivery written by Martin Fischer and Dean Reed and Atul Khanzode from CIFE member DPR and Howard Ashcraft from Hanson Bridgett was published by Wiley.

March 13, 2017

CIFE is pleased to announce the 2017 Call for Seed Research Proposals. Please check here for more details.

March 9, 2017

Martin Fischer has been selected to receive the 2017 Peurifoy Construction Research Award “For his leadership of research, education and outreach that have advanced the adoption and use of digital building information models to enhance the life-cycle sustainability of U.S. and international buildings and infrastructure.”

February 23, 2017

Interview with Martin Fischer on digitalization published in Implenia Annual Report: (page 125), direct link to the interview here.

February 23, 2017

We are excited to announce our 3rd annual Industrialized Construction Forum on February 23rd, 2017 from 1:30 until 6:00pm. Please join us for another great program to discuss the future of Industrialized Construction as it emerges both across the globe and right here in California.  More details and registration are available online..