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4.1.19

Photos of Life in 'Portugal's Toughest Neighborhood'

Photographer José Ferreira's new project captures a marginalized community as it's torn down.

12.4.18

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.

11.9.18

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.

4.11.18

Construction on Trump's border wall finally started (20 miles of it)

The segment of wall will be 18-to-30 feet high and include a 5-foot-high metal plate along the top, with several feet of concrete below the surface.

3.21.18

The people on the Mexico side of Trump's wall say it'll never work

Residents near the proposed wall think nothing will stop those who want to go to the U.S.

11.10.17

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.

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9.12.17

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.

6.1.17

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.

4.26.17
2.23.17

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.

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