Construction

5 Passive Cooling Alternatives Using Robotics and Smart Materials

The IAAC (Institute for Advanced Architecture of Catalonia) has developed a series of advanced materials and systems for air conditioning and passive …

Robotics

In five hours, three dead workers

Such neglect for safety of construction workers by the government and employers is unacceptable. Out of 21 workers killed this year, 12 were Arab …

Work stoppage on Calgary ring road upheld

The Environmental Appeals Boards says stay on construction related to 5 wetlands will continue pending hearing<p>Alberta's Environmental Appeals Board …

Wetlands

Call for owners, developers to assess fire risk on older UAE buildings

Developers are hiring fire experts to assess the aluminium cladding on apartment blocks but more owners must come forward to evaluate risks and …

United Arab Emirates

George Brown planning Ontario’s tallest wood building on waterfront

George Brown College is planning the province’s first tall wood building as part of its waterfront campus expansion.The structure, called The Arbour, …

Architecture

Three construction innovations that will change the way we build

A number of companies are competing to find ways to automate construction, using bricklaying robots and machines that can 3D print with concrete.<p>These innovations are among the most successful prototypes whereby entire buildings were constructed using robots.

Robots

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U.S. Census

Construction worker plummets to death down elevator shaft

A construction worker has died after falling from an elevator shaft at a construction site in NoMad on Friday morning, authorities said.<p>Jonathan …

New York City

Convert 2 Car Garage Into Bedroom Johannesburg

The next step in the homebuilding process is to find out if the area you want has land available. <b>How To Convert Garage Into A Room Cape town</b> makes it …

Home Improvement

Construction worker dies after fall through Midtown building

A 22-year-old construction worker died after falling 20 feet down an elevator shaft at a Midtown job site Friday, police said.

Crime

Mumbai: Matunga activist gets abused for complaints against BJP illegal construction

<b>The platform on a footpath in Matunga that was allegedly built illegally</b><p>A prominent activist from Matunga has alleged that BJP workers abused and …

India

Construction on new Snoqualmie hotel starts soon; trees could come down early as next week

It will start looking a little different along Snoqualmie Parkway next week. That’s when construction crews should begin work at the site of the …

Coast Salish

One Vanderbilt gets first of two cranes en route to 1,401-foot apex

One crane will lift steel and the other will lift concrete<p>The first of two cranes that will help build the city’s second tallest office tower, One Vanderbilt, has arrived on site in Midtown East. Construction on the 1,401-foot office tower officially started back in October, with a foundation …

Worker dies in elevator shaft fall at NYC construction site | Miami Herald

A worker has died in a fall down an elevator shaft at a luxury condo building under construction in New York City.<p>Police say 22-year-old Jonathan …

Business

Cuomo releases new renderings of Moynihan Station as major construction gets underway

<i></i>At a press conference this morning in the under-construction space, Governor Cuomo announced that major work has begun on transforming the James A. …

The construction industry has a productivity problem

For years, everyone has been complaining that we still build our homes and buildings like they did a hundred years ago. Our construction industry is …

Sustainability

Omnidirectional elevators are going to transform our cities

In the 160 or so years since the first skyscrapers were built, technological innovations of many kinds have allowed us to build them to reach astonishing heights. Today there is a 1,000-meter (167-story) building under construction in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia. Even taller buildings are possible with …

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Architects Urgently Need to Leave Their Desks to Work More on Site, According to Our Readers

Do Architects Learn Enough About Construction and Materials? We asked this question to spark a discussion among our readers, and the number of …

Apple's $5 billion 'Spaceship' campus looks nearly finished a month before the next iPhone launches

Apple is widely expected to launch a new iPhone next month. It's supposed to be a stunner.<p>Where will Apple CEO Tim Cook hold up the latest iPhone for the first time in public? It could be at a big space in San Francisco, like last year's iPhone event.<p>Or it could be at the underground, 1,000-seat …

Landscaping

Efficiency eludes the construction industry

NINE years ago the first concrete was poured for Berlin Brandenburg airport. It was expected to open in 2012, to cost €1.2bn ($1.8bn) and to welcome …

Economics

Landon Belcher, Flight Deck Construction

Landon Belcher shares his thoughts on Powell Peralta Flight Decks. Flight Decks are available at skate shops worldwide and online. Grab one for …

Skateboarding

Production Line: How Sweden Is Pioneering Automated, Prefab Timber Construction

<i>Getting your project built is challenging enough with the added burden of a specifying nightmare. That’s why we’ve created Source, a new network marketplace for building-products. Sign up today and find everything you need to create amazing architecture.</i><p>Affordable housing has become a sort of …

Housing

Penn-Farley Complex's Moynihan Train Hall begins construction

Work on the $1.6 billion project is scheduled to wrap sometime in 2020<p>The conversion of the James A. Farley Post Office building, across from Penn Station, into the new Moynihan Train Hall, is officially underway, Governor Andrew Cuomo announced Thursday afternoon.<p>Demolition work at the post office …

Penn Station

Deere 3Q profit up, construction equipment market improves

MOLINE, Ill. – Deere's fiscal third-quarter profit topped analysts' estimates, buoyed by improving farm and construction equipment markets. But its adjusted revenue missed Wall Street's view.<p>Shares tumbled 5 percent in Friday premarket trading.<p>The agricultural equipment maker earned $641.8 million, …

Markets

Augmented reality heads to the construction site

<b>A consortium led by civil engineering visualisation expert Soluis Group has received £1m of funding from Innovate UK to develop a so-called Augmented</b> …

Engineering

Three construction workers killed within 5 hours

2 laborers seriously injured in a day with 4 serious accidents; total deaths so far this year at 21

Tel Aviv

How serious are structural issues at Moser Tower? Testing to find out starts this fall

Structural integrity testing on Naperville's Moser Tower and Millennium Carillon should begin this fall, a city official said Wednesday.<p>The structural review will give the city a better idea of the magnitude of ground-floor drainage problems and other issues affecting the 160-foot-tall structure, …

MUN education building’s concrete mural gets a facelift

Resotration work has begun on the 1,200 square foot concrete mural by Maurice Savoie on the MUN education building in St. John's.<p>The 1,200 sq. ft. …

Canadian News

Deere -4% as revenues miss despite double-digit gain

Deere (NYSE:DE) beat expectations with Q3 net income thanks to improvements in farm and construction equipment markets.<p>Profits rose 31% to $641.8M in …

Business

Apple Park campus is almost crossing the finish line

A new August drone flyover video of Apple’s spectacular Apple Park campus shows a headquarters on the verge of completion.<p>The video, by drone photographer Matthew Roberts, depicts both the circular Apple Park main building and its central garden as virtually complete — with most of the construction …

Apple