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

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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.

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Space Construction: The Industry’s New Frontier

Check out how advancements have made space construction a reality.

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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.

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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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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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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

Read and learn about 15 different and interesting construction facts.

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