Photos of Life in 'Portugal's Toughest Neighborhood'
Photographer José Ferreira's new project captures a marginalized community as it's torn down.
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.
Climate Change Has Delayed the First Oil Production Facility in Federal Arctic Waters
An unprecedented fossil fuel venture in the Beaufort Sea is feeling the consequences of warming Arctic temperatures.
Hong Kong’s Government Is Spending Billions Taking Land from the Sea
The scale of land reclamation in the semi-autonomous territory is revving up to unprecedented heights.
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.
The Future Is Weird
Welcome to the Slightly Alien Future World of Terreform ONE
The Brooklyn-based non-profit research and design group is trying to prepare humanity for whatever comes next, as founding co-president Mitchell Joachim tells Motherboard.
This Self-Sustaining Robot Will Print Your Martian Home Out of Ice
Because it's the future now.
Consumers May Be Ignoring Wearables But The Construction Industry Isn’t
From smart helmets to LED safety vests, these new wearables are expected to hit the construction industry this year.
One of the World’s Strongest Materials Looks Like a Chunk of Coral
It's made of 3D printed graphene, the ultra-strong and lightweight carbon nanomaterial. And it could be great for building stuff in space.
The Dawn of Colossal Spacecraft May Be Nearer Than You Think
The ISS is the largest spacefaring vessel in history. What kind of mission will outclass it?
The Perilous Lives of Cambodia's High Rise Construction Workers
Some work 11 stories high without safety harnesses, wearing flip-flops. Every month, there's another story of someone falling to death.
This Makeover Artist Dismantles Traditional Constructs of Beauty
Unlike other artworks, the cosmetic creations are inherently ephemeral.