The JBKnowledge 2015 Construction Technology Report received 2,044 responses from construction industry professionals, polled between June 17 and July 8, 2015. JBKnowledge conducted the survey in conjunction with the Construction Financial Management Association, the Texas A&M University Department of Construction Science and HCSS construction software. Most of the companies that responded were construction managers or contractors in the commercial sector. Most had between 201-500 employees and did $21-50-million in sales revenue. The majority of individual respondents were estimators, executives and project managers.
Because it can moderate the damaging effects of earthquakes, base-isolation is a technique used primarily in seismically active regions. ENR takes a look at some of the largest applications of base-isolation technologies in the world.