CONSTRUCTION

The Top 5 Most Helpful Tools for Architects

| May 19, 2021

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Creating unique, aesthetically pleasing, and viable architectural designs takes time – but this process can be greatly accelerated with the right tools. Using advanced architectural CAD drafting software, architects can model and visualize any design they can imagine, providing complete freedom.

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French & Parrello Associates got its start in the 1970's working primarily in Geotechnical Engineering & related construction phase services. Over the past three decades, our commitment to our clients​ needs, cost containment & quality control, has enabled us to expand our services to include Civil Engineering, Environmental Services, Mechanical/Electrical, Structural, and Transportation Engineering as well as a complete Telecommunications department.

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Build highly productive crews with these 10 construction apps for QuickBooks Online Advanced

Article | February 18, 2020

While shrinking margins and high competition are impacting the construction industry these days, there are opportunities for companies to do things more efficiently, says Christopher Cook, a construction project manager with more than 40 major projects under his belt and author of The Entrepreneurial Project Manager. One of the changes companies can make is to take advantage of the available apps that help construction crews become more productive.

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Making an Impact: Developing and Building Solutions for Our Engineers

Article | April 15, 2020

I first joined MongoDB as a Technical Services Engineer for Applications and Integrations. It was one of the most challenging work experiences that I have ever had and it was way outside of my comfort zone. The variety of technologies and IT knowledge involved is super impressive and I had a lot to learn, which excited me. Our management and team members were very supportive and helped me grow in the role.

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Detail Rebar Your Way with Allplan

Article | July 21, 2021

A typical rebar detailing office has a spread of different ages working there – from those with just a few years of experience, to staff who have been detailing rebar for decades. In many ways, this mirrors the architecture, engineering, and construction (AEC) industry itself. However, as experienced staff are so quick to produce rebar documentation, often existing ways of working remain in use long after they have been replaced with more efficient methods. After all, by using familiar workflows only new detailers require training, rather than a whole office. Yet 3D rebar detailing software provides more benefits than just quicker deliverables – the benefits to the business, as well as the entire workflow, are significant. With the right rebar CAD software, this does not have to involve a steep learning curve that staff are not ready for, either.

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Feature engineering in machine learning

Article | April 24, 2020

Feature engineering is the process of extracting new variables by transforming raw data to improve the predictability of a machine learning model. But feature engineering is not just this kind of simple translation of categories like names or colors into numbers. The following section includes a collection of different kinds of engineering approaches that go beyond a translation of categories into numbers and address needs such as transforming numbers into categories or filtering data points due to missing or false data.

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French and Parrello Associates

French & Parrello Associates got its start in the 1970's working primarily in Geotechnical Engineering & related construction phase services. Over the past three decades, our commitment to our clients​ needs, cost containment & quality control, has enabled us to expand our services to include Civil Engineering, Environmental Services, Mechanical/Electrical, Structural, and Transportation Engineering as well as a complete Telecommunications department.

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