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February 15, 2020

Construction activity can signal when credit booms go wrong

In Spain, private sector credit as a share of GDP almost doubled between 2000 and 2007. This increase was accompanied by a boom in housing prices - which doubled in real terms...

February 15, 2020

Delve into the drama of Postmodern architecture

When Postmodern Architecture first rose to prominence at the end of the 1970s and 80s, the sputtering indignation of the modernist establishment was heard loud and clear. PoMo was declared flippant and...

February 15, 2020

Sidewalk Labs tests possibilities for timber construction with 35-storey Proto-Model

Sidewalk Labs, the architecture and urbanism arm of Google parent company Alphabet, has unveiled a digital model for what would be the world's tallestmass-timberbuilding, reaching 35 storeys. Sidewalk Labs plans to build...

February 14, 2020

Concordia University leads the construction industry’s digital transformation

Although it’s still early days, the construction industry has begun to automate and digitize. It’s also starting to use sensing technologies, big data and deep learning, among other things, and the results...

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