Using recycled building materials or materials that contain recycled content is a straightforward step to sustainability for building designers and construction professionals.
Reducing the operational carbon output of buildings has long been an important topic of discussion, but drilling down even further, the architecture, engineering and construction industries are now turning an eye to embodied carbon. Embodied carbon of building materials refers the amount of carbon that is emitted to produce and transport building materials before they hit the jobsite.
Architecture can be fun and games, and a burgeoning playground design movement is pushing back against the stale designs 1980s and 1990s.
Travelers have some amazing destinations to choose from when it comes to hotels designs that will amaze. Well-thought hotel design can have a dramatic impact on the guest experience, from the moment a guest pulls up to the curb right through until their departure.
Restoring an existing building is often more cost-effective and sustainable than new builds or complete demolitions. Repairing, recladding, and adaptive reuse are all methods building designers and construction professionals can utilize to reduce costs and have a positive effect on the environment.
The construction industry is suffering a labor shortage with little end in sight. Robots in construction may present some solutions while raising the bar for productivity.