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Construction Panorama

Innovative construction practices, noteworthy design, current dilemmas and trends: articles of interest highlighting the construction industry.  Enjoy!

According to ArchDaily, an architectural publication, a new 96-story building designed by Skidmore Owings and Merrill, LLP (SOM) broke ground this year.  Designed by the same...
Editor’s note:  The Crane Operator Rodeo competitions have been renamed the Crane Operator & Rigger Skills Competition.  The final regional competion for 2015 will...
Seven protesters, members of the Tar Sands Blockade group, were arrested in Livingston, Texas recently after 4 of their members chained themselves to a construction truck being...
Satterfield & Pontikes Construction (S&P) recently completed construction of the new Ann Richards Middle School for the Dallas Independent School District (DISD). ...
We’ve written extensively at Construction Citizen about the need to change the attitude many Americans have toward the skilled trades and blue collar workers who built this...
The latest video construction update of One World Trade Center was released today on the 11th anniversary of the attacks on the Twin Towers of the World Trade Center.  The...
Fredericksburg, Texas is the home to the National Museum of the Pacific War.  I visited there over Labor Day with my Marine friend and architect and was amazed with the...
Great editorial in the Cedar Rapids Gazette offering a tip of the hat on Labor Day to the hundreds of thousands of construction workers who have built this country and those who...
On June 23, a crowd consisting of volunteers, civic groups, local politicians, veterans, and other well-wishers waited expectantly for the arrival of Lance Corporal Daniel...