Construction

How Canadians are constructing North America's biggest green buildings

University of Toronto residence and Vancouver highrises will take passive house design to new scale<p>In January, tenants will move into a six-storey …

World’s tallest hybrid timber building to boast Vancouver’s most expensive new apartments

New details and renderings have been released of Shigeru Ban’s Terrace House, a collection of luxury homes in what will become the world’s tallest …

Real Estate

Global Building Information Modeling (BIM) Market is Set for a Rapid Growth and is Expected to Reach around USD 10.36 Billion by 2022

Source: imported from this press release.<p>Zion Market Research has published a new report titled “Building Information Modeling (BIM) Market by …

What would an earthquake-proof city look like?

Earthquakes don’t kill people (generally), collapsing buildings do – meaning it is cities where the most lives can be saved. Here are their smartest ideas so far<p>What would an entirely flood-proof city look like?<p>Between 1994 and 2013, nearly half a million people around the world died due to …

Earthquakes

We're building the equivalent of Paris every week. That's a problem.

Why it matters<p>The doubling of buildings over the next 40 years would be like adding the floor area of all of Japan's buildings to the planet every …

Climate

Why Ann Arbor Schools spent extra $1.3 million on modular classrooms

ANN ARBOR, MI - Ann Arbor Public Schools officials say the four new modular classroom units installed this school year will cost $4.1 million - …

Michigan

3D Printed Geopolymer Concrete

Professor Jay Sanjayan is the Director of Swinburne’s Centre for Sustainable Infrastructure and Professor of Concrete Structures.<p>His current projects …

Global Construction Project Management Software Market Projections, SWOT Analysis, Risk Analysis, Trends and Forecast by 2022 – Market Research Report 2017

<b>Market Overview of</b> <b>Global</b> <b></b><b>Construction Project Management Software</b> <b>Industry:</b>This report gives us an overview of the Global <b></b><b>Construction Project</b> …

Business Intelligence

Premium Insight of Construction Takeoff Software Market in the recent business market scenario for the forecast period 2017-2022

Dynamics and its impact on the Global Construction Takeoff Software Market have been studied in absolute precise details in the report. The ultimate …

South-east Asia

10 Innovative Ways to Use Concrete: The Best Photos of the Week

Of all construction materials, concrete is perhaps the one that allows the greatest diversity of finishes and textures. The mixture of its …

Design

A Downside For Contractors In The Building Boom

U.S. construction companies have built solid revenue gains since the housing bust and the financial crisis that followed. However, the upcycle can bring challenges related to managing cash flow for some contractors and subcontractors due to a widening gap between when firms receive payments and …

Money

Did Apple's new 'spaceship' HQ cost $7.3 billion?

Apple's new 'spaceship' campus might have cost as much as US$5 billion ($7.3b), according to Santa Clara County's tax assessor.Assessor Larry Stone …

New Zealand News

Building breaches at Bentley Suites could prompt demolition, legal action

The impact of alleged building code breaches at a Forrest apartment complex could be so severe the site may need to be demolished, residents say.<p>A …

Fairfax Media

This new green building may be just the thing to help a Florida town stand up to climate change. Or not.

Green Buildings

How much does it actually cost to build Apple Park?

CUPERTINO — The “spaceship” of Silicon Valley has landed in Cupertino, but the question remains: How much did it cost to build?<p>Construction data and …

San Francisco Bay Area

Failing foundations: Building records little help in determining scope of tainted concrete in Massachusetts

LONGMEADOW — It will take the drilling of core samples and laboratory analysis — not deep dives into municipal paperwork — for anyone to find out …

Western Massachusetts

One of Manhattan's latest luxury apartment buildings has an amenity that cost-conscious residents will love

Me and General DesignA rendering of Perch Harlem, Manhattan’s first passive rental building.<p>Manhattan now has its first rental apartment building …

Luxury Lifestyle

Fenway Center construction can start immediately, MassDOT says

Five buildings total<p>Construction can start “immediately” on the five-building, 1.1 million-square-foot Fenway Center development where Brookline and Commonwealth avenues meet in Boston’s Kenmore Square area.<p>That is according to a December 7 announcement from the Massachusetts Department of …

Boston

Proposed Home Construction In Eagan's Tipperary Community

The kitchen is an entertainer's delight.<p>EAGAN, MN – This proposed home construction is located in Eagan's popular Tipperary community. It features a …

Minneapolis

Developer reveals construction timeline for Rogers Park’s Target, mixed-income apartments

Construction cranes will be installed next week<p>This week, Alderman Joe Moore held a community meeting to update Rogers Park residents on the progress and construction timeline of the upcoming Concord on Sheridan mixed-income housing and Target store development. Contractor Madison Construction and …

Housing

Bridgeport fire struck out after spreading to 2nd building

An extra-alarm fire in Chicago's Bridgeport neighborhood was struck out, but not before it spread to a second building, fire officials said.<p>The fire …

Fire Fighting

Missoula housing permits up in 2017; general construction continues at record pace

The number of permits issued for new home construction across Missoula was up this November over the same month last year, and remains ahead of …

Missoula

3D Printing In Concrete

<i>Additive manufacturing removes design limitations for concrete components</i><p><b>Concrete components are traditionally made by casting. But the mold needed</b> …

Concrete

5 Ways Architectural Design Is Going Green

Sustainability has been at the forefront of building construction and design for years. As Americans become more conscious of climate change and environmental issues, building owners are pushing for improved green building strategies that will help reduce the carbon footprint.<p>Across the U.S., …

Sustainability

16 Firms Selected by OBO to Provide Designs for U.S. Diplomatic Buildings Across the Globe

The U.S. Department of State’s Bureau of Overseas Building Operations (OBO) has selected the 16 architecture/engineering firms that will provide …

U.S. Department of State

State police cruiser struck in construction zone

A crash involving a State Police cruiser is under investigation in Braintree.<p>It happened just after 8 p.m. on Route 3 north. The unmarked cruiser was …

Policing

Unsafe cladding removed from 17 buildings, 2 more non-compliant cladding models identified

SINGAPORE: Seventeen buildings have completed the removal of cladding that do not meet safety requirements under the Fire Code, the Singapore Civil …

Fire Safety

Tenants line up for new medical campus

A group of health care organizations and practices have signed on as anchor tenants for a new office building at HealthPark at Kildaire, in Cary.

Construction worker injured while working in Bourne

A wooden frame collapsed onto an on-site construction worker at 101-102 Harmony Hill Road in Bourne Friday morning, officials said.<p>The man, who …

Boston

Peninsula Student Accommodation

Monash University today announced the development of a 150-room residential complex on their Peninsula campus.<p>The building, to be ready for …

Victoria (Australia)