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Army Corps of Engineers Selects Robins & Morton to Convert Miami Beach Convention Center into a 450-Bed Field Hospital

Robins & Morton is converting 250,000 square feet of the Miami Beach Convention Center into a 450-bed field hospital, including isolation rooms. The Army Corps…

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  • Army Corps of Engineers
  • COVID-19
  • field hospital
  • Florida
  • Johnathan Peavy
  • Miami
  • Miami Beach Convention Center

Robins & Morton Receives Three National Associated Builders and Contractors Excellence in Construction Awards

Associated Builders and Contractors (ABC) announced Robins & Morton as the 2019 National Excellence in Construction Eagle Award winner for three projects in healthcare and…

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  • Alabama
  • Associated Builders and Contractors
  • Atrium Health Cabarrus Heart and Vascular Institute
  • Concord
  • Duke Health
  • Durham
  • Eagle Award
  • Excellence in Construction Awards
  • Huntsville
  • North Carolina
  • Sanmina Plant

Be the Helpers

Television host Fred Rogers used to say that in times of crisis we should all look for the helpers. On healthcare projects across the country,…

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  • 3D printing
  • Alabama
  • Baptist Health South Florida
  • Baptist Hospital of Miami
  • Broward North
  • coronavirus
  • COVID-19
  • critical care
  • face shields
  • Florida
  • HEPA Air Filters
  • Hollywood
  • Hope Tower
  • infection control panels
  • Memorial Regional Hospital
  • Miami
  • Pompano Beach
  • RADCON Clinic
  • Radiation Oncology
  • triage
  • University of Alabama at Birmingham

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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  • collaboration
  • coordination
  • laser scanning
  • software
  • Virtual Design and Construction

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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  • Aimee Comer
  • Auburn University
  • Bill Morton
  • Building Construction Summer Camp
  • Careers in Construction
  • College of Architecture Design and Construction
  • Construction Management Summer Academy for Young Women
  • research
  • Robins & Morton Construction Field Laboratory
  • Vini Nathan

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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  • Alabama
  • Building Together
  • Engineer
  • Huntsville
  • Project Management
  • Technology
  • VDC
  • Women in Construction

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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  • Alphabet
  • artificial intelligence
  • big data
  • Buildfore
  • CtrlWiz
  • drones
  • laser scanning
  • machine learning
  • safety
  • Sidewalk Labs
  • urban planning

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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  • AdventHealth
  • Brandon
  • CT
  • Florida
  • HuntonBrady Architects
  • laboratory
  • Mike Schultz
  • offsite emergency department
  • TLC Engineering
  • ultrasound
  • x-ray

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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  • American Heart Association
  • American Heart Month
  • exercise
  • health
  • heart

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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  • application
  • augmented reality
  • co-location
  • mixed reality
  • remote meeting
  • Technology
  • toolkits
  • virtual reality
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