C+S December 2020 Vol. 6 Issue 12 (web)



THE COVER Aerial Alabama: ALDOT UAS Team Wins the 2020 EDVY Contest – story on page 10 CHANNELS ENVIRONMENTAL + SUSTAINABILITY 12 Unwomanned Systems in Wetland Delineations 15 LEED, Sustainable Waste Management, and Green Construction STRUCTURES + BUILDINGS 19 Fast Topo Maps Keep Boulder Canyon Highway Project on Track 20 Finding the Right Design and Construction Delivery for Structured Parking WATER + STORMWATER 22 Eyes in the Sky, Boots on the Ground 24 Stormwater Drainage System Designed to Handle Underground Shifting BUSINESS NEWS 27 Why Big Silicon Valley Tech Can Never Solve the Construction Industry’s Tech Challenges 28 Flying Safely and Compliantly: Five Steps to Launch a Successful Drone Program 30 Maximizing Data and Predicting Outcomes SOFTWARE + TECH 32 Overcoming Complexity and Driving Efficiency in Bridge Design with Parametric Design 34 Applying Artificial Intelligence to Construction 35 5 Recommendations to Cultivate Digital-forward Innovation in the Built Environment 38 Digital Merges with Physical When Virtual Reality Meets BIM SURVEYING 40 On the Face of It 17 Basaksehir Pine and Sakura City Hospital TRANSPORTATION + INFRASTRUCTURE


departments 8 Events 42 Reader Index Columns 5 Letter from the Publisher Jamie Claire Kiser 6 Beyond the Battlefield: A History of Drones Luke Carothers



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