5 Safety Best Practices from the Healthiest Roofer in America

5 Safety Best Practices from the Healthiest Roofer in America

Fatal falls continue to be a major problem in construction, so Baker Roofing Company takes extra steps to ensure its workers remain safe from harm—steps that have landed the firm on the list of the 100 Healthiest Workplaces in America.

Q&A: Tolva talks CityFi, a new urban player

Q&A: Tolva talks CityFi, a new urban player

Now more than ever. 'Champion of change' John Tolva has been one of our biggest fans since before we were born. We caught up with the former City of Chicago CTO, now living in Denver, to learn about his new venture, CityFi, which aims to make cities better, not just smarter.

Cyber security: How worried should you be?

Cyber security: How worried should you be?

New reports on Russian hacking and the safety of the US electricity grid have given an unsettling cyber start to 2017, leaving many cities, utilities, AEC firms, and others nervous. Here, we take a closer look at fear versus reality.

Top 16 BW News Stories of 2016

Top 16 BW News Stories of 2016

When you're a startup, every year is precious. So, this week, we look back on a raucous year marked by notable tech advances, epic engineering feats, and urgent reminders of urban infrastructure needs.

Top 10 BuiltWorlds Videos of 2016

Top 10 BuiltWorlds Videos of 2016

In the last year, our original video series brought together the built environment’s most impactful firms and powerful thought leaders. As we wrap up 2016, we look back at the top 10 videos we produced.

Dubai and Jeddah structures both may eclipse world's tallest

Dubai and Jeddah structures both may eclipse world's tallest

Two Middle East towers are vying for the distinction as the world's tallest. The winner is already known, but the other structure, due for completion in 2020, may temporarily eclipse the current tallest building, Dubai, UAE's Burj Khalifa, first. 

Survey finds tech uses challenged by ROI

Survey finds tech uses challenged by ROI

It's finally here! Just in time for Christmas! Backed by both the Mechanical Contractors Association of America and the Construction Financial Management Association, JBKnowledge's Annual Construction Technology Report is out. Here are our highlights.

Procore leads surge in 4Q tech investment

Procore leads surge in 4Q tech investment

Year-end deals! Despite a tumultuous November that saw U.S. markets tumble, rebound, and then recover, December has been surprisingly bullish for construction tech investment. See why Procore, and other recent VC targets are smiling about 2017. 

Construction industry poised to become leading user of drones

Construction industry poised to become leading user of drones

The construction industry is poised to become the number one user of drones. The technology is proving ideal for expediting site surveys, locating equipment, measuring material volumes, and ensuring that systems and components put in place match original specifications. 

Productivity, safety will lead AEC disruption

Productivity, safety will lead AEC disruption

Positive disruption is coming to our industry, and it will happen first in relation to our shared desire to improve productivity and safety. Here, Lendlease thought leader Burcin Kaplanoglu explains his digital optimism for all the disruptive changes ahead.

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