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SPECIAL SECTION: CONSTRUCTION TECHNOLOGY raises the client's confidence and provides for a detailed discussion of equipment, guest flow and the scale of spaces. It also accelerates the planning progress early in schematic design, getting the team to the design document level. Repetitive Rooms VR is beneficial for projects with a lot of repetitiveness. For example, if a hospital is building 250 labor and delivery rooms, contractors can create one of the rooms virtually and plan it to make sure it's perfect before actually building it. Clinicians can "enter" the model in full scale and have a discussion on design and options from "inside" the room. The real culmination of the experience is the ability to add, remove and move around the design options to find the most efficient solution for the user. Changes in design can be made in real time and allow all parties to understand the effect such changes will have on the schedule and budget. Building with virtual reality allows contractors to make great strides in project delivery and efficiency. Showing clients a virtual model of their building encourages stronger communication and faster decisionmaking. Ultimately, it allows the team to gain a better understanding of exactly what the client wants-and deliver just that. VR signifies a dramatic shift from more traditional delivery approaches to a more proactive and predictive approach. As an emerging technology, VR's uses will only continue to evolve. The possibilities are infinite. As VR technology enhances and becomes more widely available, contractors should be looking out for additional ways it can be benefit the overall construction process. Russ Alford is general manager for the Turner Medical & Research Solutions business unit in Nashville, Tenn. For more information, visit turnerconstruction.com. Experience CONSTRUCTIONEXEC.COM MATTERS... 55 http://www.turnerconstruction.com http://roctek.com/inforequest.asp https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=p-hVXYMbLCM&index=1&list=PLBoljVphXEsY9s_sLqRYBcYBqkbVIgsGb http://www.CONSTRUCTIONEXEC.COM http://roctek.com/Default.aspx http://info.gallina.com/CEmag2016

Table of Contents for the Digital Edition of Construction Executive - September 2016

Industry Insider
In Brief
Washington Update
Construction Markets
Risk
Safety
Workforce
No Bounds to Success
Special Section: Construction Technology
Business Development
Community Outreach
Viewpoints
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Construction Executive - September 2016 - Industry Insider
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Construction Executive - September 2016 - In Brief
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Construction Executive - September 2016 - Washington Update
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Construction Executive - September 2016 - Construction Markets
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Construction Executive - September 2016 - Risk
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Construction Executive - September 2016 - Safety
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Construction Executive - September 2016 - Workforce
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Construction Executive - September 2016 - Community Outreach
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