Construction

Interesting Mathematics

Millennium Problems: Math’s Million Dollar Bounties

For those not willing to roll the dice that their mathematical discoveries will be important enough to earn one of these large cash rewards, there is good news. There are a number of specific math problems for which there is a cash bounty given to the first person to solve them. The most famous of […]

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Interesting

The Town That Facebook Built

How Facebook’s headquarters went from a Harvard dorm room to a vast campus and what does that mean for the future of community development?

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Interesting

How 9/11 Changed Skyscraper Design

As we approach the 20th anniversary of the 9/11 attacks, I thank God every single day that I survived. Sometimes, being late for work can save your life. To say that the attacks changed our lives would be an epic understatement. But I do often wonder how the attacks changed the design of skyscrapers. Apparently, […]

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Future Science

Did Finland Solve Nuclear Power’s Biggest Problem?

Finland is building the largest and most powerful nuclear reactor in Europe  and may have worked out what to do with spent nuclear fuel once and for all. The B1M reports.

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Future

Why This 3D-Printed House Will Change The World

The impact of this 3D-printing breakthrough for construction and for the buildings we all use could be huge. The B1M explores.

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Space

How to Build On Mars

Swarms of robots 3D printing from martian dust, cutting-edge engineering, NASA-recognised designs and inflatable pods that feel just like home. This is how we build on Mars. Read the full story on this video, including images and useful links, here – https://www.theb1m.com/video/this-is-how-we-build-on-mars  

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IoT

How PCL is Breaking Ground with IoT in the Construction Industry

In this episode of IoT Transformers, listen to Chris Palmer, manager of advanced technology services at PCL Construction to see how IoT will change construction. In the past few years, PCL has taken the construction industry by storm with groundbreaking disruption in the “least transformed” industry.  Learn about their journey, the keys to their success […]

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