Downtown Chicago hasn’t seen a new wood-construction building in more than a century. But a research team from Perkins+Will, Thornton Tomasetti and the University of Cambridge is out to prove that doesn’t have to be the case much longer. To do so, they are looking at ways to design (and perhaps one day construct) an […]
Construction is one of the largest industries in the world economy with an estimated $10 trillion spent in the sector every year. While construction has rapidly evolved from a local to a global industry, its practices have not. Read more.
With $9 billion of waste in the construction space, it’s time to shift gears and build more efficiently. How can errors and rework be reduced? How can information be communicated and shared with everyone on the projects team faster? Technology is at the forefront of this transformation. Read more.
Grade 6 students from Holland Road Elementary School in Halifax got a glimpse into the world of building and construction when they visited the Ikea construction site in nearby Dartmouth Crossing recently. Read more.