Sarah Lorek

Sarah is the Lead Content Strategist for Trimble Buildings, CEC (Civil Engineering & Construction), and Geospatial. She has worked on many large scale marketing campaigns for Fortune 500 companies, helping them define their story and shape a compelling narrative. Now, she focuses on creating and sourcing valuable thought leadership content for our readers.

  • New Tower 'The Tulip' Is Blooming Over London

    New Tower 'The Tulip' Is Blooming Over London

    One city is going floral with a new tulip-shaped tower rising above the skyline. The city of London, UK, recently revealed plans for a new tower that some are calling both bulbous and...

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  • Your Last Estimate Failed — Try This Instead

    Your Last Estimate Failed — Try This Instead

    So, your last estimate was bad. Okay, it was really bad— it outright failed. You can attribute your latest face-plant to “unavoidable” human error or sheer bad luck. But, no matter the reason...

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  • What Is Constructible Content?

    What Is Constructible Content?

    Constructible content consists of technical information and data from a building product manufacturer's components. Once the design is finalized, the model can be built in the real world.

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  • How to Compete for Bigger Construction Projects

    How to Compete for Bigger Construction Projects

    Experts estimate that most construction companies only win between 10-20% of the projects they bid. Estimating is often considered to be a numbers game. Here's how to compete for bigger projects.

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  • Can Staircase Design Shape Your Feelings?

    Can Staircase Design Shape Your Feelings?

    It’s generally accepted that humans evolved from early tree-dwelling ancestors. We learned to walk upright and live on the ground, making up for the relative safety of life in the branches with...

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  • The Museum Architecture of Dubai, Milton Keynes, and More

    The Museum Architecture of Dubai, Milton Keynes, and More

    Museums have the important responsibilities of caring for, conserving, storing, and displaying artifacts and objects from all fields of human endeavour. These artifacts showcase the world around...

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  • Ancient Architecture and the Human Need to Construct

    Ancient Architecture and the Human Need to Construct

    Humans have been building homes and structures for centuries. Ancient buildings give us hints into cultural and religious motives of those who built before us. So, is it in our nature to...

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  • What’s a BIM Execution Plan and Why Should MEP Firms Have One?

    What’s a BIM Execution Plan and Why Should MEP Firms Have One?

    The construction industry is by now well acquainted with the concept of Building Information Modelling, or BIM. It isn’t completely ubiquitous yet – especially in a global framework – but this 3D...

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  • Rotating Skyscraper in Dubai Must Have BIM

    Rotating Skyscraper in Dubai Must Have BIM

    Building principles go back centuries but architecture is always evolving. Physical laws remain but sometimes an innovation arises, making us rethink the realms of possibility— the rotating skyscraper

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  • Global BIM Standards: Is Your Country Next?

    Global BIM Standards: Is Your Country Next?

    BIM (Building Information Modelling) is quickly becoming the standard amongst major countries. In fact, many now have BIM standards mandating that certain BIM levels are achieved on projects....

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  • SpaceX to Mars City: How to Build on Mars

    SpaceX to Mars City: How to Build on Mars

    As our most potentially habitable and buildable next-door neighbor (Venus having a much more hostile surface environment), Mars has exerted a strong fascination over humankind for centuries....

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  • New Horizontal Elevator Will Make You Rethink Megacity Construction

    New Horizontal Elevator Will Make You Rethink Megacity Construction

    Buildings can’t be constructed higher than elevators can go, so a new invention ditches the ropes, harnesses the power of linear motor technology, and allows multiple cars to move in a single...

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  • No Detailer Is Detailing This Much Conduit

    No Detailer Is Detailing This Much Conduit

    Adam Jeninga is a Detailer at Interstates, an electrical construction and automation company with locations throughout the Midwest. Adam was awarded Staff Pick for a BIM project he submitted at...

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  • Mixed Reality Gets Real with Trimble’s HoloLens Hard Hat

    Mixed Reality Gets Real with Trimble’s HoloLens Hard Hat

    The lines between reality and fiction are finally disappearing on construction sites. A new hard hat solution for Microsoft HoloLens is changing the way construction professionals design, build,...

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  • Spiraling is Changing the CAD/CAM Industry, Mestek Machinery

    Spiraling is Changing the CAD/CAM Industry, Mestek Machinery

    In this interview, Michael Bailey, VP of Sales, and Bryan Timmerman, VP of Sales & Spiral Product Development at Mestek Machinery, discuss the relationship between spiraling machinery and...

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  • Are Drones Really the Future of Construction? Yes.

    Are Drones Really the Future of Construction? Yes.

    Drones were once a technology commonly associated with the military. But in recent years, these space-age flying objects have become recognisable across multiple industries.

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  • 3 Key Benefits of 3D Laser Scanning

    3 Key Benefits of 3D Laser Scanning

    If you’re a contractor looking to step up your tech game in the highly-competitive construction industry, 3D laser scanning could be the next logical step towards making your jobs more...

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  • Tracking the Real Cost of Your Construction Project [INFOGRAPHIC]

    Tracking the Real Cost of Your Construction Project [INFOGRAPHIC]

    The method you use to manage tools and equipment can impact your bottom line. This infographic walks through how to track the real costs of your construction project.

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  • How to Add Value to Your Estimates With Value Engineering

    How to Add Value to Your Estimates With Value Engineering

    For today’s estimators, value engineering shouldn’t just be a requirement – it should be a priority. Download our latest guide to discover how you can add value to your cost estimates.

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  • 10 Innovative Women Who Changed the History of the AEC Industry

    10 Innovative Women Who Changed the History of the AEC Industry

    There’s no denying the fact that women are hugely underrepresented in the engineering field, as well as in wider STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math) subjects and related careers....

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