Artwork Coutesy of Natasa Mrazovic Figure 1: Alpha, the First Proto-Material Building, Rio de Janeiro, South America, 2075 (Courtesy: Building History, McGraw-Hill, UpChicago, 2239) Related Links: Imagining Construction's Future “Today is a good day for building on Earth. Yup, haven’t been home since my last vacation!” Ann smiled and landed her TRIXY. “Good girl! Such a smooth landing."Eva started reciting her daily lines: “Good morning, Ann. How are you feeling today? I see that you look energetic, upbeat and, in one word, wonderful today. We have successfully landed on Earth, the geographical latitude: 37° 35’ 6.6156” and longitude: -122° 30’
The market is generally healthy and steadily growing, and margins are up for large specialty contractors. Further, advances in design tools and owner demand for collaboration are giving subcontractors a seat at the table early on in projects.