The construction sector’s productivity challenges are well known. The advent of the Internet of Things – part of the Fourth Industrial Revolution – could see the industry’s processes and resulting buildings become more efficient.
These are the developments that are moving the construction industry forward.
The fully recyclable structure could provide an eco-friendly solution to the affordable housing crisis, skilled labor shortage and supply chain disruptions
In an industry where most projects take years—even decades—to complete, some contractors are in the business of erecting buildings in a matter of weeks
The institute, launched by The Technical University of Munich in 2020, aims to fund and promote innovative research in technologies that can improve the construction industry long into the future
The largest construction trade show in North America returned in full force in its first showing since the COVID-19 pandemic
Humans have been using the sun’s energy for millennia, but only now can industries like construction fully embrace the world’s most readily available, renewable and sustainable source of energy.
The Los Angeles-based Net Zero Accelerator aims to support promising startups cultivating technology-based solutions to make construction more environmentally sustainable
The Nordic country is already a leader in environmentally responsive building; now it wants to make its construction industry the cleanest on earth. Can it be done?
Thousands of miles of open-air aqueducts traverse the state, but evaporation losses make them susceptible to waste. One project aims to solve the problem with a clean-energy producing solution