Tag Archive: CIAT

Jun 06 2017

CIAT backs DesigningBuildings wiki

As a long-time Wikipedian, I have contributed often to the English Wikipedia’s coverage of architecture, engineering and construction subjects, and have also taken an active interest in the UK-based Designing Buildings Wiki (launched in late 2012; read my post). Since then, it has grown, and now hosts over 5,000 articles (including a guide to BIM – post), …

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Apr 01 2014

AEC startup SpecifiedBy closes funding round

SpecifiedBy is another UK startup applying social media approaches to construction industry communications, and has closed its seed funding round. In January 2013 I wrote about an AEC social media startup, SpecifiedBy, ahead of its UK launch. It has just achieved another milestone in its development, closing a seed investment round of £125,000, led by …

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Mar 02 2010

tCn – The Construction Network – launches

TCN

[This is a re-post of an article from my pwcom blog, published 2 March 2010. A debate has been kindled in the comments section that is reminiscent of conversations around the time of the dot.com boom in 2000.] Late last year I was contacted by Ryan Briggs, one of the co-founders of a new social …

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