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13 Fun Construction Activities for Kids + Printables

13 Fun Construction Activities for Kids + Printables

Construction play is a valuable learning tool for kids. We share 13 printable building activities for kids that teach them important STEM skills.
13 Fun Construction Activities for Kids + Printables

9 Types of Infrastructure Construction Projects in 2020

9 Types of Infrastructure Construction Projects in 2020

The United States’ construction infrastructure costs are on the rise in 2020, which can be good for the entire construction industry. The Census Bureau released a report on construction spending, showing that 2019 annual rate estimates ($1,345 billion) were under predicted for 2020 ($1,369.2 billion), and readjusted to meet financial demands. This means that there […]
9 Types of Infrastructure Construction Projects in 2020

Space Construction: The Industry’s New Frontier

Space Construction: The Industry’s New Frontier

Check out how advancements have made space construction a reality.
Space Construction: The Industry’s New Frontier

The 4 Different Types of Construction Contracts

The 4 Different Types of Construction Contracts

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.
The 4 Different Types of Construction Contracts

The State of America’s Infrastructure

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.” But even the U.S. Chamber of Commerce agrees that the nation’s public infrastructure, which consists of bridges, waterways, airports, railroads, drinking-water systems and wastewater systems, is in need of maintenance and […]
The State of America’s Infrastructure

Sustainable Construction: Methods and Benefits

Sustainable Construction: Methods and Benefits

Learn about how sustainable construction can open the path to a greener future.
Sustainable Construction: Methods and Benefits

How Are Subways Built

How Are Subways Built

Check out the careful planning of how subways are built.
How Are Subways Built

Survey: Can Americans Recognize Cities without Their Skyscrapers?

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.
Survey: Can Americans Recognize Cities without Their Skyscrapers?

The Anatomy of Earth Sheltered Homes

The Anatomy of Earth Sheltered Homes

Learn about the different types of earth-sheltered homes, and how the environment is impacted by them.
The Anatomy of Earth Sheltered Homes

The History of Concrete

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.
The History of Concrete

How Are Skyscrapers Built

How Are Skyscrapers Built

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

15 Interesting Construction Facts

15 Interesting Construction Facts

Read and learn about 15 different and interesting construction facts.
15 Interesting Construction Facts

17 Top Construction Companies Shaking Up the Industry

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.
17 Top Construction Companies Shaking Up the Industry

How Do Landfills Work? (Animated Guide)

How Do Landfills Work? (Animated Guide)

The trash tossed in dumpsters goes through a long journey that normally ends in a landfill. A landfill is a place where waste and disposable materials are stored. Landfills in the past (also known as dumps) went unmonitored, easily bred contamination, and attracted disease-carrying pests. Today, landfills are regulated and waste management employees go through […]
How Do Landfills Work? (Animated Guide)

10 Essential Construction Communication Skills for Your Team

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.
10 Essential Construction Communication Skills for Your Team

How to Write a Construction Daily Report [Free Template]

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. If the idea […]
How to Write a Construction Daily Report [Free Template]

Floating Cities: Your Guide to the Future of Urban Construction

Floating Cities: Your Guide to the Future of Urban Construction

A floating marine utopia might sound like a science fiction fantasy, but these innovative projects could soon be taking shape in our world. The concept of a floating city isn’t new. Humans have a long history of living in communities on the water, from the chinampas of the Aztec Empire to the canal city of […]
Floating Cities: Your Guide to the Future of Urban Construction

The Science of Demolishing a Building

The Science of Demolishing a Building

There’s more to demolition than swinging a wrecking ball. We go over the different methods of demolishing a building and the science that's involved.
The Science of Demolishing a Building

Easy-to-Use Construction Bid Template (Free Downloadable)

Easy-to-Use Construction Bid Template (Free Downloadable)

Preparing a construction bid using a template ensures your proposal is clean, professional, and complete with all of the necessary information.
Easy-to-Use Construction Bid Template (Free Downloadable)

The Psychology Behind Building and City Design

The Psychology Behind Building and City Design

Building design, from the interior to the exterior and beyond, plays a crucial role in our psychological well-being. Here are 20 research-backed benefits.
The Psychology Behind Building and City Design

10 Business Lessons from Construction Tycoons

10 Business Lessons from Construction Tycoons

We gathered a list of the best lessons from successful construction tycoons to take your business to the next level, no matter the industry.
10 Business Lessons from Construction Tycoons

Sensory-Friendly Home Modifications for Autism and Sensory Processing Disorder

Sensory-Friendly Home Modifications for Autism and Sensory Processing Disorder

Here is a closer look at some of the home modifications that can help someone who is living with autism feel more comfortable and at peace in the home environment.
Sensory-Friendly Home Modifications for Autism and Sensory Processing Disorder

The World’s Most Innovative Mega Construction Projects

The World’s Most Innovative Mega Construction Projects

Megaprojects continue to grow to improve our infrastructure and establish economic power. Here are 12 innovative megaprojects and how they will impact the world.
The World’s Most Innovative Mega Construction Projects

18 New Building Materials That Will Revolutionize Construction

18 New Building Materials That Will Revolutionize Construction

To create stronger and more sustainable buildings, construction firms need to know the latest innovations. We've rounded up 18 new building materials that can change the future of construction, from bamboo to spider silk.
18 New Building Materials That Will Revolutionize Construction

10 Longest Tunnels in the World

10 Longest Tunnels in the World

Today's tunnels are engineering marvels stretching across diverse topographies. We highlight 10 of the longest (and impressive) tunnels to date.
10 Longest Tunnels in the World

Is it Time to Remodel Your Company’s Offices? How to Design a Millennial-Friendly Workplace

Is it Time to Remodel Your Company’s Offices? How to Design a Millennial-Friendly Workplace

If your office space was designed when fax machines were still considered “high tech,” chances are it’s filled with cubicles and doors that close. That could hurt your chances of recruiting and retaining millennial workers.
Is it Time to Remodel Your Company’s Offices? How to Design a Millennial-Friendly Workplace

What Americans Are Building According to Google

What Americans Are Building According to Google

Which home improvement projects are Americans interested in building? We compile some of the top “how to build” Google searches and highlight the most popular projects in each state.
What Americans Are Building According to Google

The Costs of Building Iconic Pop Culture Structures

The Costs of Building Iconic Pop Culture Structures

From Death Star to Hogwarts, pop culture structures are as every bit iconic as the characters. How much would they cost to build in real life? We estimate the costs of five iconic structures.
The Costs of Building Iconic Pop Culture Structures

How to Build an Epic Ninja-Style Obstacle Course in Your Backyard

How to Build an Epic Ninja-Style Obstacle Course in Your Backyard

Whether you’re a parent with active kids who need a challenge, a fitness enthusiast who loves watching “American Ninja Warrior,” or someone training for a career in the armed forces – building an epic obstacle course in your backyard is a great project that can take your workouts to an exciting new level and make your house the envy of the block.
How to Build an Epic Ninja-Style Obstacle Course in Your Backyard

Understanding the Construction Terms and Lingo Used During Home Remodeling Projects

Understanding the Construction Terms and Lingo Used During Home Remodeling Projects

The National Association of Home Builders reports that the most common home construction projects are kitchen remodeling, bathroom remodeling, and whole-house remodeling. If you're looking to hire a professional to complete one or all of these tasks, it can be daunting! You may not know which tools to use or understand the construction jargon seen in bids and contracts.
Understanding the Construction Terms and Lingo Used During Home Remodeling Projects

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