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Will COVID-19 Result in a Migration from City Centers?

The Coronavirus pandemic is sure to have long-lasting impacts on the way we build homes. Will COVID-19 cause people to flee the cities and move into the suburbs or into more rural communities? Or is this just a fad that will cool down? People who live in large cities have been severely affected by the… Read more »

Entekra Wins Ivory Innovations Housing Affordability Award

Entekra Wins Ivory Innovations Housing Affordability Award

Entekra is an offsite construction company from California that made it though to the finals of the 2020 Ivory Innovation Awards. On April 16, through a livestream presentation, they were awarded first prize in the Construction and Design category. The Ivory Prize shines a light on foundations, businesses, non-profits and community leaders who work to… Read more »

IWBC and ABX co-located for 2020 in Boston Convention Centre

IWBC Will Co-Locate with ABX in 2020

BIG NEWS FOR IWBC IWBC and ArchitectureBoston Expo (ABX) announced today that the events will co-locate the week of November 2nd, 2020 at the Boston Convention & Exhibition Center. ABX is one of the largest events for design and construction in the Northeast and so for 2020, our IWBC exhibitors and sponsors will be in… Read more »

The Future of Construction

In 2015, China’s Broad Sustainable Building (BSB) company built a 57-story high rise in just 19 days. If you do the math, that averages three floors every day. The building housed 800 apartments, 19 atriums and office space for 4,000 workers. While this feat is truly incredible, the thinking behind it has been around for… Read more »