construction

Invisible Jobs

What it’s Like to Be a Woman Working in Construction

Solid union wages are a big draw—and a great equalizer—but being the only woman on a 500-person crew comes with its own set of challenges.
Anita Hamilton
12.23.18
Australia Today

Inside the Construction Industry’s Substance Abuse Problem

A rehab centre in Sydney's inner west is helping tradies come to terms with mental health and addiction.
Gavin Butler
10.22.18
Australia Today

Over 15,000 People In Australia Live In Slave-Like Conditions

The rates are three times what was previously thought.
Wendy Syfret
7.20.18
Travel

Meet the Women Building Bali's Luxury 'Paradise' for Dollars a Day

The island's tourism boom continues to draw construction workers from across Indonesia—many of them women who work backbreaking days in the tropical sun for less pay than their male counterparts.
Jed Smith
9.11.17
Photo

Photographing the Perilous Lives of Cambodia’s High Rise Construction Workers

Some work 11 storeys high without safety harnesses, wearing flip flops. Every month, there's another story of someone falling to their death.
Alex Consiglio
12.6.16
Art

This Makeover Artist Dismantles Traditional Constructs of Beauty

Unlike other artworks, the cosmetic creations are inherently ephemeral.
Kara Weisenstein
12.5.16
Art

Sailing a Real-Life Viking Ship Across the Atlantic Is Still Hard Work

We talked to the shipbuilder and the captain of the Draken Harald Hårfagre.
DJ Pangburn
10.8.16
Art

An Architect Built a Mysterious Dreamland Inside a House

Surely no cluttered attic has ever looked as strange and beautiful as Dennis Maher’s ‘A Second Home’ installation.
DJ Pangburn
9.29.16
Photo

Photos of Disappearing Doha

New Zealand photographer Bas Van Est's eerie photographs capture the old city crumbling in the face of relentless development .
Bas Van Est
8.18.16
Rio 2016

Aerial Camera Falls at Rio's Olympic Park, Injuring Two Women

There hasn't been any word on how or why the cables holding the camera broke.
Sean Newell
8.15.16
The Greatest Things Of All Time

How Beautiful Is Whatever Frank Ocean Building About to Be?

Have you ever seen a sunset that moved you to tears? Imagine that.
Noisey Staff
8.3.16
Photo

The Uglier Side of Portugal's Dreamy Beaches

Photographer Diogo Andrade documented what happens to summer dream destinations when you build first and think later.
Diogo Andrade
6.11.16
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