Image Courtest Intel Corp. Intel's 'Tomorrow Project,' which anthologizes its discussions about the future, inspired ENR to use science fiction to imagine the future of construction. Related Links: Imagining Construction's Future: Science Fiction Writing Contest The Tomorrow Project: Conversations About the Future The idea for our theme issue, "Imagining Construction's Future," was born in July 2012 when Intel futurist Brian David Johnson gave a keynote at ENR FutureTech. Working to help Intel's engineers design cutting-edge processors by predicting the consumer needs of the future, Johnson calls what he does "future-casting." To envision the computers and chips that humans will need,
The growing need to collect, store and analyze the huge volumes of data collected from infrastructure project stakeholders is generating a new growth area for construction-sector firms, IT vendors and professionals.