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BD&C: How Design and Construction Firms Are Using ChatGPT

April 28, 2023
CORE studio's Asterisk uses AI and ML technologies to design structures. The program can visualize core and shell data and split it into columns and slabs to calculate cost and energy per square foot. Thornton Tomasetti

With last month’s release of ChatGPT-4, businesses of all shapes and sizes have been evaluating the potential impact of artificial intelligence on their operations. A number of AEC firms, including Thornton Tomasetti, have already been incorporating AI and machine learning technologies into their workflows. Chief Technology Officer Robert Otani spoke with Building Design+Construction about Asterisk and other custom ML apps that can automate design processes while measuring a building’s embodied carbon.

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