Concrete is the most common material used in construction, but manufacturing its primary binder—Portland cement—causes greenhouse gas emissions, putting pressure on the industry to find a more environmentally sustainable solution
Diana Kightlinger is a content writer and journalist focused on sustainability. She holds master’s degrees in environmental science and journalism and brings endless curiosity and passion to her work. For Built, she writes about everything from biophilic design to zero-cement concrete to mass timber.
Women were involved throughout construction of the 1,198-foot St. Regis Chicago, from design to project management to the trades
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The president of Poteet Construction sees rewarding opportunities for women in construction who develop their skills and deliver quality work