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By Jeff Wing
October 31, 2016
Leaked Pentagon Film Provides Curious Glimpse of Future Megacities
A leaked Joint Special Operations training film provides a rare opportunity to see an official Pentagon forecast of what cities will look like in the year 2030. The film was produced in 2014 by the U.S. Army “... for an internal military audience, to illuminate the challenges of operating in megacity environments,” according to an Army spokesperson. As long as there is cheap parking, we'll be fine.
Here is that list of Construction-Themed Halloween Outfits You Knew We'd Have to Publish
This year Construction promises to be the most sought-after costume theme—just ahead of Executive Zombie. Can you believe it? Here are 10 brilliant ideas for an unforgettable All Hallowed's Hard Hat evening. You're Welcome!
Now THAT's a budget! Trump's $1 Trillion, Privately Funded Infrastructure Plan
In the ongoing "which candidate will spend more on infrastructure" contest between the presidential candidates, Donald Trump has fired a topspin forehand into Hillary's court that may be tough to return. Trump's idea is to throw $1 trillion of privately raised capital (that's $1000 billion, incidentally) at an overhaul of the nation's dissolving infrastructure. This private funding would make an unpopular public tax hike unnecessary, with the investors recouping their monies by taking an equity stake in revenue-generating infrastructure like toll roads. A trillion dollars should buy a very nice bridge.
Genetically Engineered Bacterium Buoy Collapsing Buildings
As has been seen in the case of San Francisco's Leaning Millennium Tower, a big expensive building constructed on shifting soil can be awkward, if not downright terrifying. So why not fill the soil under the building with specially engineered bacteria that push back against downward pressure? I mean, how obvious! A new strain of pushy bacteria. Is this really a good idea?
Daily Drill: Japan Buys American and Spruce on the Loose
That master strategist Sun Tzu knew a thing or two about out-thinking the competition. Turns out his focus on strategy over strength can be applied to gaining an edge in the construction industry. ... Read More
If you're a construction worker, you're most likely working physical labor and it can get hot if you're working under the sun. Here's a guide for h... Read More
As an architectural statement, the campus is a monument both to Apple’s corporate success and centrality to the global tech culture. At 176 acres, ... Read More
August 8, 2016
"Some of the cool things that we're doing on job sites today are with Rovers and the alive platform. Alive is that software platform that glues to... Read More
The National Association of Women in Construction has a new executive vice president. This change marks a “brand new day and brand new way” for the... Read More
Every construction business owner can learn a lot from competitors. But merely copying them won't do. You will just always stay one step behind. So... Read More
We've selected eight women from all walks of life to ask them one common question: what advice would you give women who want to enter the construct... Read More