The latest construction news from around the globe…
Catch up on what’s going on in construction this week. From how to prepare for planned power outages to the top construction lessons we learned in 2019, we’ve got you covered on all the industry news from around the world.
Top Construction Lessons Learned in 2019 Check out this list of Construction Dive articles that exemplify the most valuable lessons of the year. From fallout to total disaster, these calamities serve as a helpful reminder for next year.
10 Tallest Buildings Completed in 2019 Compiled by The Council on Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat (CTBUH), here is a list of the world’s tallest buildings completed this year. There were a total of 26 buildings measuring 300 meters or higher, eight more than last year.
Preparing for Planned Power Outages Earlier this month, hundreds of thousands of homes had their power shut off in an attempt to avoid fire and wind damage. Find out what you can do to prepare for the next big power outage in your neighborhood.
Construction Robotics of the Next Decade Slowly but surely, construction robots are making their way onto jobsites across the world. With the labor shortage continuing to widen, the necessity for automation and advanced tech is growing exponentially. Where is construction robotics expected to go in the next decade? Find out here.
Nearly 50 Mayors Across the Nation Ask Congress for More Affordable Housing A group of 48 mayors joined together earlier this month to urge Congress to add affordable housing legislation that would create 510,000 jobs, $19.1 billion in additional tax revenue, and 550,000 more affordable housing units. Learn more here.
Tesla Zeros in on Its Gigafactory According to a new Techcrunch report, Tesla is getting closer to breaking ground on its newest factory outside of Berlin. The factory is expected to eventually create 10,000 new jobs and help to produce up to 500,000 new vehicles per year.
BD+C’s 2019 Top Sports Facilities Trends Take a look at Building Design and Construction list of top building trends for sports stadiums in 2019. Traditional stadiums have certainly come a long way from hot dogs and peanuts, today it’s all about eSports, multi-use, and digital experiences.
The Truth About After-Hours Construction After-hours construction can be extremely beneficial when projects have tight deadlines or can’t accommodate daytime construction, however, securing the permits can be challenging. Check out this article that weighs the pros and cons here.
Tech Trends of 2020 According to the Global Construction Perspectives and Oxford Economics, by 2025 the construction industry will have grown by 70% to $15 trillion.With so much potential for new projects, construction technology is no longer a want it’s a must have. Learn more here.
The Best Mid Century Modern Homes of 2019 If you have an extra moment, scroll through this Curbed list of the most stunning mid century modern homes of the year.
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