Future of Construction

A central platform to exchange best practices and ideas guiding the infrastructure and urban development industry in its transformation, and helping it to address its key challenges.

Innovation Cases

Case Studies about state-of-the-art implementation of innovation and start ups/pilot projects to showcase innovative approaches in a slow-moving industry and derive lessons for the entire E&C industry to foster adoption of new tools and technologies, processes, organizations and business models.

Challenges

Featured Blog Posts

New report > Shaping the Future of Construction: Inspiring innovators redefine the industry

3D-printed houses, automatically designed hospitals, prefabricated skyscrapers — once futuristic dreams are now a reality as described in the new report Shaping the Future of Construction: Inspiring innovators redefine the industry developed with the World Economic Forum. It showcases and analyses 10 Lighthouse innovation cases – prominent flagship projects as well as start-ups and pilot […]

More than 2 million people die at work each year. Here’s how to prevent it

According to the International Labour Organization (ILO), more than 2.3 million workers die every year as a result of occupational accidents or work-related diseases. To put this number in perspective, across the world 167,000 people died in armed conflicts in 2015, according to the latest edition of the IISS Armed Conflict Survey. In addition to […]

A vision of the Future – A blueprint for the Industry from Canada’s West Coast

In a world powered by innovation, action is needed to ensure that British Columbia’s construction companies are ready to meet the challenges ahead. It’s hard to overstate the importance of construction to BC’s economy. As a $16.5 billion dollar industry it provides 8% of the province’s GDP and employs more than 200,000 workers, making construction one of BC’s […]