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Construction industry -- Technological innovations

View Resource Building Technology

From residential houses to hundred-story skyscrapers, many different technologies come together to make a building safe and comfortable. Building design is a continually changing industry, and new advances are being made possible as research progresses. Sustainable development is gaining popularity worldwide in an effort to minimize environmental impact. The Center for Resourceful Building...
View Resource MIT: Building Technology Program

The Building Technology Program at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) is an interdisciplinary program, bringing together researchers from the Department of Architecture, the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, and the Department of Mechanical Engineering. Their projects focus on the building industry, which represents "one of the largest enterprises in the country" and...