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Windover is Building on Data to Provide Quick Response Housing

This summer, Windover Construction collaborated with several academic clients to help create a safe environment for students to return to this fall. Windover helped these schools and universities with planning, budgeting, permitting, and constructing isolation housing – all in a matter of months – by combining leading-edge technology with in-house volumetric modular construction expertise. This

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Autodesk Construction Solutions Testimonial

Amr Raafat, Vice President of VDC and Technology shares Windover’s technology-forward approach that has transformed and reinvigorated conventional construction management processes. “Technology by itself is powerful, but when you combine data from disparate sources together – like drone mapping, laser scanning, and BIM coordination – you get powerful insights,” says Raafat. Watch this video to

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Robots are Joining Windover’s Workforce

Windover’s VDC team continues to pioneer new technologies to help us build better and more efficiently for our clients. Most recently, their innovation has led to the piloting of a construction robot on our job sites. The diverse functionality of this robot includes laser scanning and layout. According to our team of experts, this is

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Dartmouth On Target for LEED Gold

We are thrilled with the progress of Dana Hall, a comprehensive renovation project led by our Windover team for Dartmouth College in partnership with architect Leers Weinzapfel Associates. The building features extensive sustainable features throughout and its energy performance approaches net zero. Read more in this School Construction News feature.

Controlling Costs in Restaurant Construction

Project Manager, Meg Kearney, offers her expertise on restaurant construction in this recent Restaurant Development + Design feature. She discusses tactics for controlling her hospitality clients’ budgets on fast-track fit-out projects.

Drones and the BIM Continuum

One of the three first builders to implement drone technology on our jobsites, Windover has been using drones for nearly all projects for the past few years. Drone expert, and Windover Vice President of VDC & Technology, Amr Raafat, continues to push the envelope by discovering new ways to utilize the technology in conjunction with

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Measure This! Podcast With Amr Raafat

Windover’s Vice President of VDC & Technology and 2019 Autodesk Innovator of the Year, Amr Raafat, joins Neil Sandler in his podcast Measure This!. Amr’s novel use of BIM and implementation with technologies such as drone mapping, virtual reality, mixed reality, laser scanning, and robotics–helped him become the first U.S. citizen to receive this honor.

Amr Raafat Receives Global Recognition

This past fall Amr Raafat received Global recognition for his pioneering efforts in VDC and construction technology as he was honored as the AEC Autodesk 2019 Innovator of the Year. Amr was selected from a diverse group of 41 finalists from around the world. This award recognizes a person who is leading, changing, and transforming the

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Exploring VDC through BIM and Modular Construction

The BIM framework coupled with other VDC technologies is bringing greater efficiencies for projects using modular and prefab building components. In this feature for Archinect.com, Senior Project Manager Derrick Seitz and Vice President of VDC & Technology Amr Raafat share their expertise on BIM and modular construction in the context of the recently completed Canvas project, a 153,000 SF

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Babson College Recognized for Construction Excellence by ENR

The Weissman Foundry at Babson College was recognized this year in ENR’s 2019 top regional work round-up with an Award of Merit for Higher Education/Research. The Foundry earned this great honor due to Windover’s innovative sequencing plan to deliver on a challenging project schedule and the use of virtual design & construction technologies for design

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