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
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
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
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
This past fall, Windover received two Autodesk AEC Execellence Awards, one of the most prestigious honors for innovation in architecture, engineering and construction (AEC). Amr Raafat, Vice President of VDC and Technology was named 2019 Innovator of the Year, an international award recognizing an individual that is leading, changing, and transforming the design and/or construction
With foundations in, steel is ready to swing for the new Cape Ann YMCA! Located at the site of the former Fuller School in Gloucester, the 65,000 SF facility will be a significant and much-needed asset for the community when complete. Learn more about its progress in this Gloucester Daily Times feature.
The Massachusetts Chapter of Associated Builders and Contractors has awarded Windover Construction the Merit Award for outstanding work on the Care Dimensions Hospice Care Facility. The Merit Award recognizes overall excellence in project execution, craftsmanship, safety, innovative elements and challenges, and client satisfaction. This year’s applicant pool was particularly competitive, with each winner selected for
Having played an integral role in the site development process for the past four years, Windover’s team was thrilled to celebrate the long-anticipated groundbreaking for the Glen T. MacLeod YMCA this past week. The new facility will serve as the anchor to the newly extended Gloucester Crossing campus which will also feature a 200-unit rental
Over the past 11 years, Windover Construction and Endicott College have partnered on 23 projects as the university continues it’s rapid ascent as one of the region’s top universities. Read more about this unique relationship and find out what’s still to come in High-Profile Monthly and Boston Real Estate Times.
Windover Construction’s Director of Virtual Design & Construction Amr Raafat discusses how the combination of drone mapping, 3D modeling, and virtual reality can provide far reaching benefits even after project completion in High-Profile Monthly. Read the full article here.