Merging artwork and building design

December 1, 2017

Art is a powerful tool that inspires well-being and helps improve patient experiences and outcomes. Yet with many hospital projects, it can be a construction-phase afterthought, resulting in an applied feeling to the artwork. Recently, I was proud to serve […]

Some Assembly Required: Realizing the Benefits of Offsite Construction

September 13, 2017

Offsite construction has been around for years, but interest in this construction method has grown rapidly in the past decade. Benefits of offsite construction include decreased costs compared to conventional construction methods, shortened project schedules, reduced waste and safer working […]

Falling Tools and Materials Exact Toll From Construction Workers

September 6, 2017

Via: ENR

Most people understand that road construction and maintenance workers are at risk of being hit and injured or killed by a motorist or equipment in a work zone. What may be less well known is how often being struck by a […]

Construction Techniques

Rebuild, retreat, or resist

December 6, 2017

Via: BDCNetwork

Houston is America’s fourth-largest city, thanks in part to its embrace of unfettered growth. But its swagger got doused during the last week of August, when Hurricane Harvey dropped more than 50 inches of rain, bringing a drenched and debilitated […]

Construction Techniques

5 Solar Construction Trends Shaping the Industry

December 5, 2017

Via: Construction Management – Capterra Blog

The future is a scary place when you’re in a red hot industry such as solar construction, because there’s a lot of uncertainty about what’s going to happen next. You’re constantly wondering: Will this keep up? Will some new innovation […]

Construction Processes, Legal

A majority of Americans would pay more taxes for better roads

December 5, 2017

Via: Construction Dive

The results of the HNTB poll mirror similar feedback from a national Bloomberg survey earlier this year, which found that just over half (55%) of Americans would support an increase in the federal gas tax if it meant improvements to roads and […]