New Technology

We live in exciting times, where technology ensures that nothing is impossible. Sweco´s designers understand how technology can be used as a part of everyday design and construction to achieve better productivity and quality.

Data driven culture is here

October 4, 2021 i New Technology

A quarter-century of digital transformation, also known as the Fourth Industrial Revolution, has gotten us to this point. At this point data has become more and more extensive, diverse and valuable. Over the last decade, there has been a significant increase in companies that besides collecting data, also refine and process it to extract added…

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Parametric design as a service provide tools to automate repetitive tasks in the early stages of design

October 16, 2020 i New Technology

Can you imagine just clicking a button to change a structural steel frame to a concrete frame and immediately see the results? Parametric models can do that, you can quickly compare completely different structures and instantly receive cost and quantity information and carbon emissions to make decisions based on data. Construction industry is one of…

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Sweco winner of the AEC hackathon online event - Hackathons are the best way to test concepts between the various stakeholders in the industry.

August 17, 2020 i Digitalisaatio, New Technology

The AEC (Architecture, Engineering, Construction) Hackathon was created in 2013 to give those designing, building, and maintaining our built environment the opportunity to collaborate with cutting edge technologies and its developers and designers. It has quickly become a global community of innovators that include all elements of the built environment.   Hackathons show that organizations are…

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June 30, 2020 i New Technology

Buckminster Fuller created the “Knowledge Doubling Curve”; he noticed that until 1900 human knowledge doubled approximately every century. By the end of World War II knowledge was doubling every 25 years. Today things are not as simple as different types of knowledge have different rates of growth. But on average human knowledge is doubling every…

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Data redefining our workflows. How it help us to improve construction industry?

February 27, 2020 i Digitalisaatio, New Technology

Even though data and data collection are not new concepts in the business environment, converting data, and the underlaying knowledge, into actionable insights is something not commonly done in the Architecture, Engineering in Construction (AEC) industry. The AEC industry still heavily relies on intuition rather than data in many of its operational processes. Think about…

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The end of the 21st century second decade and the rise of Technology

January 15, 2020 i New Technology

In this second decade of the 21st century, we lived in an extraordinary age where technology and information were being created at an exponential rate.   However, the 10 trillion euro/annually construction industry, still faced, and in many cases lost the battle, to many of its old foes. These foes range from collaboration and communication issues,…

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