Construction

New Apple Park Drone Video Shows Off Last Minute Construction as Opening Draws Near

Drone videographer Matthew Roberts has posted a new video on his YouTube channel this morning, covering the ongoing progress of construction at Apple's soon-to-open campus, Apple Park. A few weeks ago, Roberts posted what was expected to be the final update before Apple Park's grand opening, but …

Apple

Check out this building that was 3-D-printed by a robot

The future of construction just got a little bit more real. Researchers at MIT have created a mobile robot that can 3-D-print an entire building in a matter of hours — a technology that could be used in disaster zones, on inhospitable planets or even in our proverbial backyards.<p>Though the platform …

Science

MIT built a robot that can 3D print an entire building in about 14 hours

Why it matters to you<p>A new robotic system could make construction faster, cheaper, and more adaptable.<p>Never short of an innovative idea or two, …

3D Printing

Watch This Robot 3D Print a Building Out of Spray Foam

This MIT robot can autonomously build a giant dome

Robotics

"Like a dream": It's construction time for new U of S arena

As a line of dignitaries inserted shovels into dirt Friday, providing a ceremonial launch for the University of Saskatchewan’s new multi-sport arena, …

Canadian News

Project Overview ‹ DCP: Digital Construction Environment

The Digital Construction Environment is the first architectural-scale structure fabricated with the Digital Construction Platform (DCP). Using the …

MIT

Capital: Massive buildout in Vic West pushes skyward with plans to spend $1B

Construction could start by year’s end on the fourth new condominium building at Bayview Place as the region’s strong economy and hot real estate …

Real Estate

Scientists develop an imaging technique for looking through concrete

Why it matters to you<p>Scientists have developed imaging technology that lets them detect corrosion in steel structures, even when it’s encased in …

Engineering

150 North Riverside claims its place in Chicago’s skyline

The finely tuned office tower carries Chicago’s architectural legacy into the 21st century<p>Just a week after it officially opened, 150 North Riverside is abuzz with activity. Office workers can be spotted eating lunch outside in the building’s ground-level park while tourists stop to look up and …

Architecture

This Is How Future Airports Must Be Built

In Oslo, the world’s greenest air terminal uses a reservoir of snow gathered during the winter to cool the building throughout the summer months<p>As just about every building type has been pushed toward greater energy efficiency, airports have been something of a stubborn holdout, relics of a more …

Sustainability

‘Woman-on-a-crane’ suspect faces six mischief charges for endangering lives, halting construction in Toronto

Print<p>Marisa Lazo, the 23-year-old accused in the “woman-on-a-crane” case, was released on bail Thursday as more details emerged about the strange …

Crime

Edmonton company building city's first shipping-container apartment

A three-storey Edmonton apartment building is under construction using a material that’s often seen as waste — second-hand shipping containers.<p>The …

Canadian News

Delos™ Invests in Finnish Smart Green Wall Company Naava and Introduces Cutting Edge Technology to U.S. Market

NEW YORK, Apr. 27 /CSRwire/ - Delos™, a wellness real estate and technology firm, today announces a strategic investment and collaboration with …

Innovation

33 NYC Construction Workers Have Died on Job in 2 Years

A controversial bill requiring construction workers in New York City to get safety training and take an apprenticeship course is getting backlash …

New York City

MIT develop rolling robot that can 3D print out whole buildings

<b>the mediated matter ground from MIT is setting out to revamp construction as we know it with their latest project—an autonomous rolling robot that</b> …

Robotics

Beijing mall wins top US award

Malls used to be all about shopping, but as air quality becomes one of the top concerns globally, some of them have set out to make themselves urban …

Sustainability

Leers Weinzapfel completes America's first cross-laminated timber academic building

The University of Massachusetts Amherst's new design school is the first academic building in the US to have a structural frame made of …

Architecture

Site C petition delivers 120K signatures asking feds to halt dam construction

A coalition of groups opposed to dam want immediate stop to hydroelectric project<p>A coalition of citizen groups, human rights organizations and …

Canada

Trump Just Created a New Enemy for America’s Housing Market

Americans of all political persuasions and economic strata can agree that policies that support affordable homeownership and housing are laudable and …

Real Estate

LOBO Systems launches construction plant work platform

Construction plant is used in landscaping, agriculture, construction, waste management, forestry and mining applications. Deploying a wheel loader, …

Engineering

vasara academy for girls by case design + transsolar in india

<b>located in the rural village of lavale in india, the new avasara academy school building has been realized as part of the growing township of</b> …

Architecture

Construction workers honor fallen hardhats at Manhattan Mass

Dust-covered construction workers straight from their job sites filled the pews at St. Patrick’s Cathedral Thursday for an annual Mass in honor of …

New York City

delugan meissl opens hyundai motorstudio goyang in seoul

<b>austrian firm delugan meissl has completed the ‘hyundai motorstudio goyang’, a building that forms the largest center for automotive culture in south</b> …

Design

The last straw: Age-old way to beat housing, energy crisis

Sam Ryan and Dani Austin are tackling rising housing and energy prices by building their own home made of straw.<p>The couple are in their late 20s, …

Housing

Autonomous robot 3D printers like this could help build homes for us on other planets

MIT’s newest 3D printer isn’t the sort you’d keep on your desk. With a long robotic arm and caterpillar treads, it’s designed to work in the construction sites of the future. To prove its mettle, it recently printed the biggest robot-built structure ever — in just over 13 hours. The robot is still …

Robotics

Vietnam's "Forest in the Sky" apartment building is topped with 50,000 trees

This lush residential complex in Hanoi takes green living to the extreme. More than 50,000 trees, shrubs and colorful flowering vines were used to …

Architecture

MIT built a robot that can 3D print a building

A robotic system developed at Massachusetts Institute of Technology can 3D print the basic structure of a building.<p>A new system developed at MIT is able to print a basic structure in one go, according to the team's paper in the journal Science Robotics.<p>The system comprises a tracked vehicle mounted …

Robotics

Two Iron Workers Injured at Facebook Construction Site

Two iron workers were injured Wednesday evening after part of a Facebook building under construction collapsed, according to the Menlo Park Fire …

Checking in on River North construction sites

Hundreds of new apartments are on the way to the booming River North neighborhood<p>Chicago’s downtown construction boom has already seen the delivery of thousands of new apartment units and hotel rooms, but thousands more are still on the way. One of the neighborhoods at the center of the …

Chicago

This Giant 3D Printer Could Build You a House Today

Got 14 hours and some dirt?<p>Researchers at MIT have designed a system that can 3D print the basic structure of an entire building. It's a strategy towards building that could radically lower the costs of construction.<p>MIT is not the first to build a livable structure out of 3D printing. Chinese …

3D Printing