Tag: innovation

Construction Techniques

How a Patent Hinders Construction and Engineering Innovation

October 19, 2023

Via: ENR

The Pankow Foundation is immensely disappointed anNo one disagrees that construction lags in innovation and that everything from restrictive building codes to exaggerated perceptions of risk hold us back. Now two decades old, the Charles Pankow Foundation (CPF) seeks to […]

Construction Techniques

Innovation in the construction industry

October 4, 2021

Via: Construction Dive

The construction industry has a long history of innovation. From the Romans paving the way for our modern road infrastructure to technological breakthroughs like the building information modeling (BIM) system, we’ve come a long way from breaking the wheels of […]

Construction Techniques

A primer on technology adoption in construction

September 16, 2019

Via: Construction Dive

The answer at the highest level is to increase competitiveness, profits, and safety. Underneath these metrics are of course improving construction costs, build quality, speed, design innovation, energy efficiency, scale and other measures that all impact overall competitiveness and profits. […]


Times are changing, and sustainable cities are taking notice

January 25, 2019

Via: BDCNetwork

The environmental and sustainability movement has been an exercise in market transformation. Participation in the movement can be as narrow as an individual making a personal commitment, and as broad as a multi-nation effort like the Paris Climate Agreement. Market […]


Innovative solar projects around the world

October 7, 2016

Via: Construction Global

Solar has become one of the most efficient sustainable, renewable resources within the construction of new buildings and projects. With news that the largest solar farm within east Africa is set to be built, we look at innovative solar projects […]