A new report forecasts more than 7000 construction robots will be deployed for a variety of construction and demolition tasks from 2018 to 2025. The largest market in terms of unit shipments will be for robot assistants used on construction sites, followed by infrastructure, structure, and finishing robots.
The Xiqu Centre, a performing arts venue in Hong Kong designed by Revery Architecture and Ronald Lu & Partners reimagines theater drapes and the swaying folds of the performers’ costumes with a glowing curvilinear façade.
A nine-story patient tower at the Methodist University Hospital (MUH) in Memphis, Tennessee, is now complete. The 41,806-m2 (450,000-sf) tower was constructed on top of the already existing emergency department of the hospital.
The U.S. Green Building Council’s (USGBC’s) newest version of the Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) green building program, LEED v4.1, is open for registration for new construction projects as well as interior spaces with LEED v4.1 BD+C and LEED v4.1 ID+C.