Nirvana – RTC News

Recently I came across a company that was a totally vertical entity, developing, designing,  constructing and operating high end residential towers… Wait for that to sink in…  Nearly every aspect of their process was done in house. This is a highly unusual circumstance in our industry, nye unprecedented, and one that is entirely fascinating from a design technology perspective.
This brought me down the road of a thought experiment.  What would a digital workflow look like if the only requirements were that it delivered a building and a digital dataset for facilities maintenance at the end?  If there were no technological restraints except that only commercially available tools could be used, these tools being readily available to all parties involved, and that the parties would only need to deliver their core requirements. For example,  Code review would only be required to validate that the design met code, and this could be done with digital tools.  This gets to the…

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