Image by Veer Related Links: Imagining Construction's Future: Science-Fiction Writing Contest First Place: Metadata Second Place: Hard Light Third Place: Canopy Honorable Mention: Of Man and Mouse Best Short Form: New World Meet the Judges Nothing original was ever built or invented unless someone imagined it first. But in the extremely practical world of construction, almost everything we set out to imagine and build is based on what is currently doable. Almost all cutting-edge industry innovations are built on the last string of innovations that proved out and paid off.Science fiction, however, earns its special place by opening a gap
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.