According to a report by the American Road & Transportation Builders Association (ARTBA), infrastructure projects of more than $9.6 billion have been delayed or canceled due to the COVID-19 pandemic. While many projects continue as transportation construction is deemed essential, state and local governments and transportation authorities are beginning to feel the strain of declining revenues related to user fees and the overall slowdown in economic activity, ARTBA said.
Spending on nonresidential facilities will decline just over eight percent this year, and another five percent next year, according to the American Institute of Architects’ (AIA’s) mid-year update to its Consensus Construction Forecast.
The Architectural Team (TAT) is designing a new apartment community for low-income seniors at one of the country’s oldest federal public housing developments in Boston, Massachusetts. It will offer some of the most comfortable and efficient rental homes, thanks to the innovative methods of Passive House construction.
As the construction industry reopens in California and across the United States, BuildCenter, a software spinoff from COBE Construction, Inc., is offering a free health screening tool and attendance log. The app helps all construction companies meet critical mandates set by many local health agencies.
Sometimes combining dissimilar things can be surprisingly beneficial (e.g. chocolate and peanut butter). In other instances, mixing different items can have adverse results, and may need expert guidance.