Experts

VIDEO – Hot Asphalt Releases a lot of Pollution into the Air

Sunlight plays a key role in asphalt emissions, with even moderate levels of sunshine tripling the release of air pollutants, according to a study.Asphalt baking in the summer sunshine is no fun for tender feet, but a new study suggests it's not doing your lungs any...

5G is a Technology Ready to Revolutionize Construction Industry

As a crane operator, Frank needs to keep an eye on a long list of things on the ground and in the air around the business end of his rig as it trembles in the winds and groans under the load of a new bucket of concrete coming up. His ground spotter’s voice crackles in...

The Internet of Things in Construction: what are the Pros and Cons?

Imagine a construction worker has stayed two hours longer than his normal shift, perhaps he is covering for a friend. He’s stressed and tired, his heart rate is up, and his alertness is reduced. It is potentially an accident waiting to happen. Fortunately, your...

Artificial Intelligence Can Improve Process Management In Construction

Artificial Intelligence Can Improve Process Management In Construction   Whether you have experienced construction at home, with an office, a manufacturing plant, or other large project, you have most likely seen a problem with the process. It is, unfortunately,...

Has the Wooden Skyscraper Revolution Finally Arrived?

Surrounded by farmland and with a population of under 10,000 people, the Norwegian town of Brumunddal might seem like an unlikely setting for a record-breaking high-rise. But soaring above the neighboring Mjøsa lake, more than 100 kilometers (62 miles) north of Oslo,...

The Japanese Architects Who Treated Buildings Like Living Organisms

In 1952, Japan faced newfound autonomy. The Americanoccupation following World War II ended, and as the decade progressed, the devastating effects of the atomic bomb -- both physical and psychological -- began to recede into the country's past.rebuilding. As they...