• The essence of a Big Room
      In our world, a Big Room isn’t defined by a big-screen TVs, reclining chairs and wet bars (although those might be nice). Our Big Room is about collaboration, sharing successes, challenges and developing a culture within a high-performance team. Using our Valleywise Health Medical Center project as a case study, this series of videos memorializes the unique camaraderie that is created within the Big Room walls – essentially the magic that happens. This is what brings a massive Read More
    Source: Kitchell ProgressPublished on 2021-10-11
  • Meet an athlete who turned robot builder and discovered a love for construction
    This article originally appeared in the OpenSpace blog. Meet Jeff Manders, a Field Engineer for Kitchell based out of Phoenix. He joined his college’s robotics team after deciding to stop playing baseball, and his love for building things ultimately led him to a career in construction.  A Passion for Team Sports from an Early Age Jeff grew up in Louisville, Colorado, just outside of Boulder, with an older brother (five years his senior) and a sister who was two years Read More
    Source: Kitchell ProgressPublished on 2021-09-27
  • Here’s how advances in technology are transforming the construction industry
    AZBigMedia recently published an article about advances in construction technology. Scott Root, executive director of strategy and innovation for Kitchell, uses a software program called OpenSpace to create a visual representation of the job site using 360-degree cameras. The program uses artificial intelligence (AI) to assign percentage-complete values to the pictures, so subsequent captures can show how much progress has been made since the last capture. “During the pandemic, we didn’t have our design partners or owners on Read More
    Source: Kitchell ProgressPublished on 2021-08-23