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Concrete’s Moment of Reckoning | Architect Magazine

Manufacturers of cement, the concrete ingredient with the highest embodied energy, face many environmental concerns as well as opportunities to clean up its act. By Blaine Brownell According to the recent Economist article “Cracks in the Surface: Why Grey Firms Will Have to Go...
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It’s official: The U.S. is in a massive building boom – Curbed

A new analysis reveals that increased construction spending is boosting the country’s economy at a rate not seen since 2008 By Barbara Eldredge The U.S. construction industry is alive and kicking. With new developments rising from coast to coast, construction is having a 21...
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