The housing shortage in the US is a perennially popular topic of conversation for the urbanist crowd (which online includes basically everyone.) The…
This week on Construction Physics I interviewed Alice Leung. Alice is vice president of platform and product strategy at Brick and Mortar Ventures, a…
One of the main themes of this newsletter is that the construction process is significantly constrained by geography. For work done on-site, workers and…
Last week in this series we covered the evolution of heating and cooling technology in the US. This week we’ll wrap up by looking at ventilation, and…
Buildings sometimes seem as if they’ve been left behind by technological progress. Many, perhaps most, of the systems most buildings are built from…
Book review of the Western Electric Statistical Quality Control Handbook
Note: This post is an excerpt from a larger report being created by Kabri Construction Research. Thanks to ADL Ventures for contributing some of their…
When WWII ended, the world, and especially the US, was suddenly faced with far more ships and shipbuilding capacity than it needed. Merchant ship…
When trying to think of how construction might be improved, I’ve often reached for a car manufacturing analogy. Cars are large, complex objects that…
I recently came across the National Renewable Energy Laboratories Building Typology web dashboard (and associated paper), a very neat interface for…
One of the goals of this newsletter is to figure out ways to improve construction productivity and reduce the costs of construction, particularly…
Anthony Hauck is cofounder and COO of Hypar, a generative design software platform for the AEC industry.