There is a plethora of roles of professionals in the architecture, engineering and construction industries as well as in commercial real estate, and it can be tough for the outsider looking in to determine who does what.
Wearable technology for construction professionals looks to help the industry make some leaps in terms of productivity and safety.
With a well-known labor shortage and retirements looming, the construction industry needs to attract more young people. Recruitment and retention have been a struggle.
Construction materials shortages and pricing fluctuations as a result of the pandemic are a continuing challenge for the industry. As supply chains are impacted, shortages are expected well into the year.
With the dark days of 2020 behind us, there is some optimism ahead for the construction industry in 2021.
With skilled labor shortage being a constant hurdle, exploring options to include diversity in construction industry is a must. But the battle is very much uphill.
Disaster relief architecture has played an important role in rebuilding lost structures and also for constructing temporary buildings for immediate and longer-term housing needs.
The construction industry is no stranger to the generation gap in today’s workforce. As Traditionalists, Baby Boomers, Generation X, Millennials, and Generation Y, with their varying strengths, upbringings and communication styles are all squeezed onto a construction site, unique challenges are presented.
No matter how you look at it, the buzz around 3D printing in construction is louder than ever.
Historically, it hasn’t been easy for women climbing career ladders in the architecture and construction industries, but leaps are being made and successes celebrated as we move towards an equitable and successful future.