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.
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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15 Interesting Construction Facts You Should Know

Read and learn about 15 different and interesting construction facts.

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17 Top Construction Companies Shaking Up the Industry

Commercial construction continues is a growing area in America. Our guide highlights the top construction companies in the industry and what they’re doing well.

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How Do Landfills Work? (Animated Guide)

The trash tossed in dumpsters goes through a long journey that normally ends in a landfill.

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Building the Future: 10 Construction Activities + Printables for Kids

Construction play is a valuable learning tool for kids. We share 10 printable building activities for kids that teach them important STEM skills.

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10 Essential Construction Communication Skills for Your Team

We break down 10 essential ways to improve your communication skills in construction for a safer work site.

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How to Write a Construction Daily Report [Free Template]

In construction, it’s essential to document everything that goes on at the worksite, and not just at key points in the project. A construction daily report must be filed at the close of business each day in order to create an accurate, comprehensive, and consistent record of activity throughout the entire project.

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