Celebrating Women in Construction

Today kicks off Women in Construction Week, when we honor the women who choose to work in the male-dominated industry, as well as the organizations that invest in striving for parity in construction. The celebration culminates in International Women’s Day on Friday, March 8, and this year’s theme is “think equal, build smart, innovate for […]

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Modular construction heights increasing

The modular construction market is projected to grow at a compound annual growth rate of 6.9% from $112.4 billion today to $157 billion by 2023. And buildings constructed through offsite, prefabricated modular units are stacking increasingly taller. Prescient, for example, topped its buildings out at five stories until 2015. Continual refinement of its technology, however, […]

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NYU establishes construction innovation hub

Dive Brief: The New York University Tandon School of Engineering has announced the creation of the Institute of Design and Construction (IDC) Innovations Hub, which will promote efficiency, sustainability and safety within the industry and help executives find solutions to the issues that can make a project late or over budget.  Staff and researchers at the […]

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