Have you ever asked yourself this question? Take a quick look at this interesting TedTalk
The square-foot price most contractors will give you? My only advice is to read carefully between the line and develop a strict-concise and detailed scope of work to avoid cost overruns. Read Article Here | Builder Online
For the first time, Canadians will spend as much money fixing up old homes as building new ones The federal government isn’t the only one spending on construction projects of late, as Scotiabank said Wednesday that Canadians will spend a record $53 billion this year on home renovations. Read Full Article Here
A survey of ENR’s Top 600 Specialty Contractors this fall reveals significant price inflation for heavy equipment and commercial vehicles over the past five years. Some respondents attribute the change to higher costs associated with equipping diesel engines with the latest emission controls. Of the 519 responding firms, nearly 92% reported facing higher purchase pricesContinue reading “Inflation Hits Heavy Equipment Prices”
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Check out these amazing photos of the construction of the Golden Gate Bridge. See full article here
All-Glass Suspension Bridge Opens in Hunan, China
Canada is ditching its manufacturing jobs and replacing them with jobs building condos. “Canada has brilliantly adopted the Chinese economic growth strategy — all real estate, all the time,” investment banker and Globe and Mail columnist Scott Barlow recently Tweeted. Read Full Article Here
In Montreal, sections of the elevated Place Bonaventure expressway are being dismantled to be replaced by a nine-lane urban boulevard. What do you think about this development?? Read Full Article Here
Montreal’s underground city hosts everything a modern city needs – composed of 20 miles (32 km) of underground tunnels over an area of 5 square miles (12 square km). It consists of housing, schools, shopping center and public transportation. Are you interesting in knowing where the 5 million square mile underground city that can hostContinue reading “The Underground City”
Take a look at some fine prefab homes as the market keeps growing and growing! Check out some more at Interesting Engineering
Project by property management company Citiq turned shipping containers into student housing in Brixton. A rejuvenation project that add life and character to a metropolitan city hosting thousands of international students. Can this be a possible in Montreal? Read the article Here
An introductory article on 3D printing of homes. Think about it, your home printed in 20 hours! Read Article
Here’s a link on how to save money if you are planning home renovations. It’s a simple read. 10 Golden Rules for Saving Money on Construction
Good Evening to all, I came across and interest post on Wonderful Engineering illustrating engineering mistakes. Sometimes hilarious but sometimes sad. What do you think is the cause of these engineering design mistakes other than idiocy? My question would be, are these real situations or real engineering mistakes?
Good Morning, I came across this website packed with full of useful information … however, only if you are the type of person to love reading and learning. Cheers, Johnny Link to website
A Look Back at Habitat ’67 with Moshe Safdie
6 Renovations You Should Never Do Yourself
Ever wonder who you should hire to manage your construction project, home renovations or repairs? Who can I trust? Are they experienced enough? Do they have my interests at heart? Can they save me money? Click below to read an interesting article outlining some tips everyone should use to find the best candidate.