Posts Categorized: Construction

Create A Fool-Proof Job Description

Setup For Success Accurate job descriptions are an essential part of hiring AND managing employees. One more time… an essential part of hiring AND managing employees. If you want to run a successful team, you must ensure that your applicants and employees understand their roles and accountability... Read more

Ordinary People Doing Extraordinary Things

This weekend marked the opening of The Observatory at One World Trade Center to the public. One World Trade is a thing of beauty for so many reasons, but it couldn't have come to fruition without the hard work and dedication of all the skilled construction professionals it took to build it. Ev... Read more

57-story skyscraper in a record 19 days

Skyscrapers build in a matter of weeks - will this be the "new normal"? According to the BROAD Sustainable Building Co. Ltd. headquartered in Changsha, China, it's the way of the future. Their recent triumph has been the construction of a 57-story skyscraper in a record 19 days, with the produ... Read more

3D Printing

3D printing in construction is here. Sure, it may need some tweaking, but, is this the foundation of things to come? Move over century old practices and modular construction, technology is taking over. * 1,100 sq meter building. * 3 floors. * 1 floor per day. * Giant 3D printing machine i... Read more

#TBT Post Office Square Boston

#TBT - Post Office Square Boston The Old Post Office Square was in construction during the Great Fire of 1872 and its dense walls were believed to be responsible for halting the fire's northward progress. This gorgeous French Second Empire-style building stood till the late 1920's when it was demo... Read more