Windover Construction (Windover) is a construction management firm that takes an outcome-focused approach to projects, assessing technology against project challenges to implement the best solutions for project success. To better equip its estimating team with a robust quantification tool, Windover adopted Autodesk Takeoff within Autodesk Construction Cloud™. With the ability to do takeoffs in 2D
With a construction schedule developed around the Endicott College academic calendar, detailed coordination and meticulous schedule management were critical on the $44.5-million Samuel C. Wax Academic Center. When feasibility studies revealed that the original locations and phasing for the project’s two planned buildings would push work over budget and not align with the calendar, Windover
Windover Construction, a global leader in construction management and innovation, today announced the launch of Innovations for Design, Engineering and Automation (IDEA), a consulting platform optimizing the use of BIM, drones, robotics and other rapidly evolving technologies. Leveraging Windover’s award-winning expertise, IDEA provides tech-first, real-time solutions to every project challenge, streamlining decision making and transforming the construction,
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
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
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
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.
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.
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
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.