A Global Resource for Continuous Learning in PPMSubscribe Now

Automation in Construction

Even in the construction industry, the future will include Artificial Intelligence (AI), drones, robotics and other forms of automation.  That trend has already begun.  This section of the PMWL will allow us to collect a few resources that might be useful for those planning and managing projects in the construction sector.


General Information



Articles, Blogs, Expert Opinions

ETH Zurich (2018). Human and robot collaboration is evolving timber construction - Article published on 26 March 2018 on the World Economic Forum website. It explains how robotics is making its way in the construction industry, leading to reduced human involvement in construction. https://www.weforum.org/agenda/2018/03/robotic-collaboration-in-timber-construction (Gogate)


Papers, Reports, Studies

Arba, D. (2020). Data Mining tools and techniques in construction by Knowledge Areas: State of the Art situation, PM World Journal, Vol. IX, Issue X, October. Available online at https://pmworldlibrary.net/wp-content/uploads/2020/09/pmwj98-Oct2020-Arba-Data-mining-tools-and-techniques-in-construction.pdf


Other Resources