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By Jeff Wing
October 13, 2016
The New Circular: Reincarnated and Recycled
Circular can mean many things. The new Circular Building Movement is less to do with form than with a structure's being beautifully reborn with recycled materials. And attitude. Read more.
No Money. No Investors. No Problem! Worker Builds Own Company in So-Called Spare Time
Brunson Cooper had a dream. All it took was countless 12 hour days and huge spirit to make it come true. Yeah, one of those dreams. Read More.
World's Largest Hydrostatic Dozer Not as Sleek as its Name Suggests
The 74-ton Liebherr PR776 doesn't go very fast and is unsuited to most late night burger drive-thrus. You've been warned. Read more.
NASA and Caterpillar: A Marriage Made on Mars
The semi-retired space agency and heavy machinery manufacturer are partnering to design a 3D-printable structure for deep space exploration and Martian colonizing. Read more.
UN Space Committee Chairman Proposes Constructing New Orbital Country
Dr. Igor Ashurbeyli of UNESCO (the U.N.'s science and culture arm) is disappointed with humankind's lack of scientific progress. His proposed new country, Asgardia, will be a space-based sovereign land with science as its governing principle. Nutty? The first satellite launches in 2017. Read more.
Hong Kong CE Knows How to Increase Home Ownership: Sell Luxury Apartments at Cost
Hong Kong’s Chief Executive Leung Chun-ying's affordable housing solution is a piece of cake. Problem: apartments before markup still cost $1M each to build. Read more.
World's Oddest Bridges May Inspire Fear of Crossing
From a floating ring to a rampaging dragon, these very practical feats of engineering look a little insane. Read more.
Albuquerque Whistle-Blower Claims Culture of Code Violations
Structural Engineer Brian Seylar says homes are being waved through by knowing city officials after shoddy inspections. City responds with pink slip. Read more.
New Houston Construction Code Acknowledges Hot Fireball in Sky
Solar energy makes its belated debut as part of the city's official building code. The new home designs will be required to feature solar-ready fittings. Read more.
Mysteriously Spiking Home Prices Cause Head Scratching
Corporate homebuilding, the flight back to cities from suburbia, and the unwieldy cost to cities of necessary new infrastructure are among the reasons cited for home prices having risen 30-50% over the past five years. Read more.
Color-Changing Future Homes May be Hard to Locate After Night on Town
New Normal will also include self-cleaning walls and IoT appliances that secretly talk to each other. The takeaway? Don't upset your future house. Read more.
Daily Drill: Sanders Burns Pipeline and OSHA's Greatest Hits
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