Skills shortages will force the industry to adapt to new technology and business models. Modular construction will build new momentum in 2018.
Building information modelling (BIM), as a concept, has been around for over 50 years. But despite touted advantages, adoption remains a challenge.
Researchers at UBC have developed a new seismic-resistant, fibre-reinforced concrete that can dramatically enhance the earthquake resistance of structures.
Ontario’s residential construction industry is anxiously awaiting tools from the province to help it uphold its workplace health and safety obligations when recreational cannabis becomes legal next year.
For Canada’s West Coast, construction of seismically durable buildings is critical and research supports CLT's durability to survive an earthquake.
The striking New Central Library in Calgary uses structural steel to execute unique design
The window walls commonly used to enclose condos have improved, addressing issues associated with past generations of the cladding, finds a new analysis.
UBC is breaking down barriers with Ponderosa Commons, the first of five mixed-use residences designed to activate the commuter campus year-round.
The development of courtyard apartments, multiplexes and town homes could be among the building blocks of better housing affordability in Ontario.
Green infrastructure (GI) is an umbrella term for infrastructure that delivers benefits to urban development through the ecosystem services that natural systems, like plants and
3D and photo-realistic envisioning tools are nothing new, but they now allow changes to be made on the fly.
Evergreen is targeting carbon neutrality in the retrofit of its heritage-designated kiln building at Toronto’s Brick Works site.
Bob Finnigan, president of the Canadian Home Builders’ Association, heads to Ottawa this week to talk to the feds about housing affordability.
KPMG International’s annual Global Construction Survey found that despite substantial investments, the construction industry is struggling to gain the full benefits of technologies including advanced
The use of building information modelling to develop the Bergeron Centre at York University earned the project a Canada BIM Council award.
Introduction As an industry, we have made great improvements in safety performance, but despite our best efforts safety in construction has largely remained behind the
Last year, the commercial real estate industry faced a number of diverse challenges and successes that are expected to develop throughout 2017. Here, REMI’s award-winning