- Project plans
- Project activities
- Legislation and standards
- Industry context
Last edited 30 Nov 2017
The Largest Hurdles in the Industry – Thoughts on the Future of Construction
CEOs and high-level executives of established construction companies and start-ups explain what they expect will be the largest hurdles in the future of the engineering and construction industry. In their eyes there are several hurdles which makes the crucial adoption of innovative technologies in this still very traditional industry more difficult. Among these hurdles are low investments in R&D due to project driven business models or the shortage of skilled labor.
- Written by
Till Zupancic, Project Manager Future of Construction, World Economic Forum | Michael Max Buehler, Head of Infrastructure and Urban Development Industries, World Economic Forum
--Future of Construction 14:13, 30 Nov 2017 (BST)
Featured articles and news
Rebuilding could take 20 to 40 years.
RSHP’s high-rise residential towers win a tall buildings award for excellence.
BSRIA study reveals strong growth in 2018.
Dame Judith Hackitt confirmed as keynote speaker – one year on from the Hackitt Report.
Save £100 on tickets.
Modern slavery in the construction sector.
What to bear in mind when claiming damages in construction.
How do we achieve sustainable clean-water infrastructure for all?
What you should know when appointing an architect.
A brief history plus some new developments.
How computational fluid dynamics (CFD) helps building design.
The Hong Kong Harbour Area Treatment Scheme (HATS).
'Expressions of interest' for construction contracts.