Construction problems expose new challenges for AI, and this science team will look at solutions including image-based 3D reconstruction of interiors, 3D pose estimation, and semi-structured text analysis. Further AI methodologies will provide solutions in finance, insurance, and transportation logistics.
A University of Illinois team has received grants and support from the National Science Foundation (NSF) and the Discovery Partners Institute (DPI) to plan the establishment of the National Institute for Artificial Intelligence (AI) in Construction.
“This initiative will lead to the first-of-its-kind institute for the application of AI in design, construction and operation of buildings and infrastructure systems,” said project lead Mani Golparvar-Fard, associate professor in the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.
Reconstruct, the leader in AI-powered remote quality control and progress monitoring software, announces its $17.3 million Series B funding round. Led by the Nemetschek Group, a global leader in construction software, along with other leading AEC companies and tech titans – EquipmentShare/Romulus Capital, STO Building Group, ThorntonTomasetti, SHoP Architects, Syska Hennessy, and Asia Pacific Land – this infusion of capital will enable Reconstruct’s integration with industry-leading software like Bluebeam and accelerate global expansion.