Fastbrick Robotics, an ASX-listed company based in Perth, has created a robot brick layer, a form of 3D printing which can create the shell of a house without being touched by human hands.
The 2015 Survey of Construction (SOC) from the Census Bureau shows that the average completion time of a single-family house is around 7 months.
Luxor Industrial Corporation is pleased to announce that its USA subsidiary, Mill Frame LLC, has been awarded a turnkey framing contract for the Athene project in Seattle, Washington.
Specialty products manufacturer Huber Engineered Woods LLC announced today that the Charlotte, N.C., company has filed a patent infringement lawsuit against Georgia-Pacific Wood Products LLC
Designers have found a new pallet full of possibilities on the ceilings. These homes no longer have flat or tray ceilings. Instead the ceilings are a variety of intricate designs that are not only artistic, but functional.
This “How It Works” column in Fine Homebuilding provides a good illustration of the flow of loads through a roof truss and touches upon system effects.
An article in EcoBuilding Pulse describes how Deltec Homes is promoting a round model home that they promote as hurricane-proof.
In St. John’s Holdings, LLC v. Two Electronics, LLC, the Massachusetts’ Land Court concluded (in what appears to be a case of first impression) that a string of text messages can constitute a writing under the Statute of Frauds.