Related Links: Newforma ENR: What’s the biggest problem facing the construction industry and how can we solve it?Ian Howell, (CEO of Newforma Inc.): The construction industry is forecasted to grow to 11% of global GDP: a $12-trillion industry by 2020. McKinsey Global Cities research suggests that by 2050 we will need twice as many buildings as today.But today, project delivery is all too often a broken process. Using conventional project delivery methods you can get pretty disastrous results. BBC Headquarters in London, New York East Side Access and Chicago Millennium park projects are examples that were hundreds of millions of
Arch dams, classically curved monoliths situated in narrow valleys, are not as common as other types of dams, such as embankment dams and gravity dams. ENR takes a look at some of the biggest arch dams in the world, both completed and under construction.