It could be solar, it could be wind. It could be green roofs or clean streets. Whatever the mechanism for greening the built environment, there is one force that drives environmental justice activist Charles Callaway: community.
If not for the Great Recession and Sean Beatty, construction of the curvaceous reinforced concrete sea-creature tanks in the 50,000-sq-ft Seattle Aquarium Ocean Pavilion would have been even more arduous.
Guiding the state’s push to reach nation-leading goals in clean energy deployment, the chief of the NY State Energy Research and Development Authority acknowledges the “heavy lift” ahead amid construction headwinds but says the challenge to mitigate climate change is "compelling."
For more than 20 years, Scott Bartkowski, president and founder of Living Shoreline Solutions Inc., has been engineering and constructing artificial reef modules for a variety of project owners, across the U.S. and internationally.
At ENR’s annual Award of Excellence, Top 25 Newsmakers and Best of the Best Projects ceremonies held in New York City April 13 and 14, two vital aspects of the construction industry were center stage: workforce safety and the need for public transportation infrastructure.