Andrew Pryke


Manufacturing the construction industry

Andrew Pryke Andrew Pryke - 10 Dec, 2014

When the first model T came off Ford’s Detroit production line in 1908, its design and production method transformed the automotive industry, cutting the cost of motoring and making it accessible to everyone.

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BIM Show Live 2015: the BAM digest

Andrew Pryke Andrew Pryke - 20 Apr, 2015

With the government’s 2016 mandate fast approaching, many companies remain at the beginning of their BIM journey and need support to adopt BIM. At this year’s BIM Show Live, BAM joined BIM leaders, practitioners and clients to discuss the latest developments and how we would achieve this.

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Smart Southampton, using smart to improve the urban environment

Andrew Pryke Andrew Pryke - 11 Jan, 2016

Todays’ cities are awash with data produced by governments, residents, businesses and visitors. It is predicted that by 2020 individuals will produce 1.7MB of data a second.

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The fourth industrial revolution

Andrew Pryke Andrew Pryke - 9 Feb, 2016

At the World Economic Forum (WEF) in Davos (Jan 20 – 23), participants discussed the advent of the fourth industrial revolution, where we will see the barriers between man and machine dissolve. Just like the Industrial Revolution transformed people’s lives, the fourth revolution has the potential to impact the way we live and work. As technologies such as Artificial Intelligence (AI) and robotics take over tasks that had previously been done by humans – what will this mean for the construction industry?

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The University of the Future will be shaped by data

Andrew Pryke Andrew Pryke - 4 Apr, 2016

The Higher Education Commission’s report ‘From bricks to clicks’ states that: “Having timely up to date and accurate knowledge is essential to shaping the successful university of the future”. However, for many universities this presents a huge challenge.

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Building and campus-wide energy use need not be a headache!

Andrew Pryke Andrew Pryke - 1 Jun, 2016

Energy and carbon remain at the top of the agenda for many estate managers, as universities seek to improve their sustainability credentials and increase operational efficiency.

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Smart cities will evolve through citizen engagement

Andrew Pryke Andrew Pryke - 11 Jan, 2017

In 2015 I visited the World Smart City Congress in Barcelona. When I attended the event in November 2016, I was struck by how the agenda had developed considerably in the space of a year. There are some clear trends emerging.

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Creating buildings with brains

Andrew Pryke Andrew Pryke - 5 Jul, 2017

Artificial Intelligence may have its detractors but its use within the built environment could transform the way we operate and maintain buildings.

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Should we see data as a commodity like oil?

Andrew Pryke Andrew Pryke - 25 Oct, 2017

In 2016, Intel Chief Executive Brian Krzanich stated that “data is the new oil” because of its growing value, but is this merely hype or the new reality?

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What’s next for digital in 2018 and how will it impact the construction industry?

Andrew Pryke Andrew Pryke - 15 Jan, 2018

The past twelve months have been interesting for digital technologies. As we enter 2018 what is next for tech and how will it impact the construction industry?

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