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Florida’s Condo Collapse Foreshadows the Concrete Crack-Up

Overreliance on the world’s favorite building material will lead to more crumbling towers, dams, bridges, and roads. And way more greenhouse gases.

Read the full article at: www.wired.com

Contractors struggling to find skilled workers; ABC: Workforce shortage could soar to 1M in two years

NFL player-turned-builder Keith Burnell is having a tough time tackling the construction worker shortage.

Read the full article at: www.wavy.com

The Rossmore | Archillusion High-end Apartment Building Design

The Rossmore is a full-service high-end apartment building that reimagines the intersectionality between contemporary design and art deco charm. Inspired by today’s material science, sculptural design, and art scene, the building envelope was developed to follow the guiding principles of Ar

Read the full article at: archinect.com

Toyo Ito designs trio of mushroom-like public toilets in Tokyo

Pritzker Architecture Prize-winner Toyo Ito has created a public toilet within three mushroom-shaped blocks as his contribution to the Tokyo Toilet project.

Read the full article at: www.dezeen.com

How the Construction Industry Navigated the Rise and Fall of Lumber Prices

Contractors weigh in on how the meteoric rise and fall of lumber prices helped and hindered their business during the COVID pandemic.

Read the full article at: commercialobserver.com

Final Surfside collapse victim identified by family; death toll now at 98

Rescue teams left the Champlain Towers collapse site Friday, as the wreckage was completely cleared from the foundation.

Read the full article at: www.wfla.com

Inside Bulgarian architect Iwan Iwanoff’s Mount Lawley house in Perth, Western Australia

Steeped in history, Golowin House was built in 1959 in Mount Lawley, northern Perth, for a Russian-Jewish family who emigrated to Australia after World War II.

Read the full article at: www.dailymail.co.uk

Woodlawn & Frank Lloyd Wright’s Pope-Leighey House–Alexandria, VA

Discover Woodlawn & Frank Lloyd Wright’s Pope-Leighey House in Alexandria, Virginia: This twice-relocated “Usonian” home is among the smallest built by master architect Frank Lloyd Wright.

Read the full article at: www.atlasobscura.com

Five Common Causes of Construction’s Most Expensive Errors

Key reasons so many construction projects are delivered late and over budget. And how to correct them

Read the full article at: www.forconstructionpros.com

Surfside Condo Wreckage Hints at First Signs of Possible Construction Flaw

Engineers studying the collapsed Florida tower said there seemed to be less steel reinforcement in certain areas than would have been expected from the 1979 design drawings.

Read the full article at: www.nytimes.com

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