By Construction Tech Review | Thursday, October 03, 2019
AI helps contractors build smarter, cost-effective, and efficient infrastructures in this rapidly changing world.
FREMONT, CA: Artificial Intelligence (AI) has become a hot topic because of its impending abilities to transform how humans spend their days and nights. AI has managed to penetrate every industry there is, including telecom, smart home, entertainment, and automobile, among many others. Fortunately, it is for here for good and helps humans work more efficiently along with handling any challenge that comes across. The computers come in-built with AI, enabling software platforms and other tools to carry out tasks that are extremely difficult as well as expensive for humans to do, such as evaluating large data sets.
Similarly, construction is one of the industries that is poised to benefit a lot from intelligent computing that helps in creating better buildings, cities, and communities for the people to reside.
The primary thing that comes to mind when construction and AI are blended is the design process and how it is optimized. The use of AI can help owners and contractors to utilize a controlled learning system from the gathered data on the surroundings, the building, and the materials. It further helps in identifying the most appropriate method to construct a building and also a community. AI helps contractors by recommending materials, customized design languages, and investments to be done based on the data obtained, almost instantly. AI also aids the work of analyzing massive data in real-time and drastically lessens the entire construction process period.
Maintenance and control of value is a crucial yet tedious process for a contractor as well as for business. The neural networks and the foundation of AI can help in assessing the drone clicked images to evaluate various construction locations and the discrepancies against existing models. Contractors will be able to identify the issues or potential threats that can be a challenge while constructing the building. Apart from this, they can also save on time and cost.
The Business Model:
AI knows the client better and can understand the customer needs immediately by creating a custom brand experience. The technology will be able to predict customer trends in development and adapt the business model to the market in real-time. Builders working with AI in the construction industry can predict the best possible combination of services that can entice the client.
Bricks to Buildings:
There are wild assumptions that, someday soon, smart construction will be completely able to run with the help of a future AI system. A precise AI system can work with the clients by suggesting different designs, producing the final design, and sending a robot to finish the construction on-site with the help of some controllers.
With the advancing world, 3D printing to construct a house by a builder using 3D printing to does not seem such a long-off fantasy. 3D printing houses are growing ordinary, and the credit goes to AI. By leveraging smart robotics, contractors are constructing homes in just hours and not in weeks or years.
In the transforming construction industry, modular homes and prefab homes are considered to be the only one of their kind. The new additions can be constructed offsite with lesser time and resources and can be delivered to the desired locations. AI can make the process more efficient by enhancing the supply chain organization.
The planning and management of a construction project depend on several factors. AI can handle every task effortlessly. The construction programs of the future will take care of the complete project by providing the builders with potential risks, constructability, and infrastructural stability. They will also provide diverse technical solutions for commercial projects as well as homes.