Building Huntsville. Building America. Building a New Generation of Women in Construction.

“A small town, mostly farm land.” That’s how Senior VDC Coordinator, Hannah Harrison, and Senior Project Manager, Rallisa Jones, characterized…

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5 Ways VR and AR Will Change the Way We Build in the New Decade

At the end of 2019, virtual reality (VR) tech giant, Oculus, released its latest feature: hand tracking. In small Beta…

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Ryan Van Dyke: Rooted in Purpose

Growing up, Ryan Van Dyke thought he’d follow his family into the medical field. He’d always felt a deep calling…

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Be the Choice, Not an Option

Adapted from the 21st Annual Lean Congress presentation by Superintendent Josh Young (Robins & Morton), Athletic Director Richard Johnson (Wofford…

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5 Benefits of Using Laser Scanning on Your Project

Like many industries, commercial construction has seen a number of technological advancements in recent years, yet few have had the impact of 3D laser scanning….

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Robins & Morton and Auburn University College of Architecture, Design and Construction Hold Dedication Ceremony for the Robins & Morton Construction Field Laboratory

Robins & Morton and Auburn University’s College of Architecture, Design and Construction (CADC) recently celebrated the dedication of the Robins & Morton Construction Field Laboratory….

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Building Huntsville. Building America. Building a New Generation of Women in Construction.

“A small town, mostly farm land.” That’s how Senior VDC Coordinator, Hannah Harrison, and Senior Project Manager, Rallisa Jones, characterized most of Huntsville, Alabama, and…

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Big Data: Facing the Frontier of Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning

By David Pratt, Manager of BIM/VDC, Robins & Morton A recent article in Protocol, a newsletter covering technology, discussed a product called Replica that creates…

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Robins & Morton, AdventHealth Celebrate Grand Opening of AdventHealth Brandon Offsite Emergency Department

Robins & Morton, AdventHealth West Florida Division, Hunton Brady Architects, and TLC Engineering celebrated the grand opening of the AdventHealth Brandon Offsite Emergency Room in…

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Taking Time for Your Ticker

February is American Heart Month and while the heart is nicknamed the ticker, caring for it often correlates more with the clock than we may…

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5 Ways VR and AR Will Change the Way We Build in the New Decade

At the end of 2019, virtual reality (VR) tech giant, Oculus, released its latest feature: hand tracking. In small Beta batches across test applications, users…

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  • augmented reality
  • co-location
  • mixed reality
  • remote meeting
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Robins & Morton, Halifax Health celebrate the Halifax Health Medical Center of Deltona grand opening

Robins & Morton, Halifax Health, Adams, HKS Architects and guests celebrated Halifax Health Medical Center of Deltona’s ribbon cutting in Deltona, Florida, on Jan. 9….

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Ryan Van Dyke: Rooted in Purpose

Growing up, Ryan Van Dyke thought he’d follow his family into the medical field. He’d always felt a deep calling to serve, and in his…

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  • Rocky McMichen Field Leadership Program
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  • Tradition Medical Center
  • Wellington
  • Winnie Palmer Hospital

Robins & Morton wins 18 awards from Associated Builders and Contractors in 2019 Excellence in Construction Competition

Robins & Morton received 18 Excellence in Construction awards from Associated Builders and Contractors (ABC) throughout the organization’s annual Excellence in Construction Competition. Robins &…

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