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Numbers Reveal Construction Industry Trends & Issues

Numerical data based on a recap of the 2017 construction industry is telling, including $1.6 trillion in opportunity cost due to the industry’s hesitation to adopt new technology, and the $200 billion in estimated damages from Hurricanes Harvey and Irma. Some of the statistics are staggering and surprising, some, such as the ongoing impact of skilled labor shortages, are troublesome, but all of the data reflect tremendous market opportunities as well. Read more for an insight into what to watch in 2018.
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AIA Announces Architecture Honor Awards for 2018

The American Institute of Architects (AIA) has announced its Honor Award winners for 2018, which include projects from around the world designed by architectural firms both large and small. From a girls’ school in Afghanistan to a municipal salt shed, this year’s widely diverse group of winning projects will be honored at the AIA Conference on Architecture in New York City in June of this year. The Honor Awards, now in their 69th year, were selected by a jury consisting of architects and academics who judged projects based on “outstanding excellence and innovation”. This week’s blog provides an overview of the winners.
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Construction Trends for 2018

After a robust 2017, commercial construction companies are anticipating an even stronger 2018. Trends for this year, include a continuing rise in offsite construction as well as increasing reliance on technology. Another emerging phenomenon is the increased focus on resilient design following the most destructive hurricane season on record and devastating fires and mudslides in California. Other trends that will likely shape construction this year revolve around federal and state policies, the ongoing labor shortage and anticipated mega projects such as Amazon’s much-ballyhooed HQ2. Construction Dive identified what the editors see as the top eight trends for the coming year.
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The Most Anticipated Building Projects of 2018

Scanning the globe for signature architectural feats that will be completed in 2018, CNN reported that the new year promises just as much “eye-catching” architecture as last year. Some of the most anticipated projects include a multi-colored Lego House in Denmark, a South African art museum inside a former grain silo, a glass courthouse in Paris, a pencil-thin skyscraper in New York, Beijing’s China Zun Tower and the soaring Lakhta Center in St. Petersburg. Some of the biggest names in architectural design are also involved, including Thomas Heatherwick and Kengo Kuma.
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