Construction

Construction is central to much of our modern world. Read on for information about innovation in building designs, recent construction statistics, technological advances, and more about this ever-evolving field.
Space Construction: The Industry’s New Frontier

Check out how advancements have made space construction a reality.

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4 Types of Construction Contracts You Should Know

Understanding the different types of construction contracts is essential, as they determine what you pay, what you’re liable for, and many other aspects of the job.

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The State of America’s Infrastructure

The United States’ physical infrastructure is an essential asset that, according to the U.S. Chamber of Commerce, drives “growth, jobs, safety, and global competitiveness.”

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Sustainable Construction: Methods and Benefits

Learn about how sustainable construction can open the path to a greener future.

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How Are Subways Built

Check out the careful planning of how subways are built.

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Construction Industry Trends You Must Know For 2020

As the industry evolves, it’s important to stay ahead. We cover eleven important construction industry trends to help your business stay competitive in 2020.

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Survey: Can Americans Recognize Cities without Their Skyscrapers?

Do buildings make up the city or can people still recognize a city even if the most recognizable building is removed? We decided to find out in this survey.

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Women in Construction: The State of the Industry in 2020

Although they make up only 9% of the construction workforce, women are steadily rising through the ranks and becoming leaders in the industry. Learn about the current state of women in construction and the females who are breaking glass ceilings.

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American Wasteland: Which States Produce the Most Trash?

Where are the landfills in our state and all the others? Are they open or closed? What kind of trash do they accept? Does our trash stay in our own states, or does it get trucked to somewhere else — and why?

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The Anatomy of Earth Sheltered Homes

Learn about the different types of earth-sheltered homes, and how the environment is impacted by them.

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The History of Concrete

We’ll take a look at what concrete is (and isn’t), how it came into being, how it played a part in creating the great cities and monumental buildings of the world, and how it shapes our lives every day.

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How Are Skyscrapers Built

Skyscrapers are modern day marvels of industrial innovation. Find out just exactly how skyscrapers are built with this animated guide.

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