Cutting-edge scientific developments are helping to radically change building design.
Concrete that can fix itself, roofing that can sweat and surfaces inspired by carnivorous plants are some of the radical new technologies in the construction industry.
A look at some major project completed in Africa in 2015, and some that are ongoing.
In an interview Parag Khanna, a global strategist, discusses his innovative ways of viewing the world.
The Nightingale 1.0 model works on the principle of reducing construction costs, and connecting directly with potential buyers.
MIT professor Oral Buyukozturk develops technology for sustainable infrastructure projects.
Drones are providing the Filipino government with valuable data to make decisions about public infrastructure development.
These 'hypercells' can form into structures on their own and have the ability to climb, roll, and alter in shape.
Marianne Fay, inventor of the term, argues that it's time to move the conversation on.
A new report by the UK Women’s Budget Group looks at how an increase in government spending on social infrastructure can boost the economy.
There is one way of boosting intra-regional trade, and with it economic growth and development: technology. But for technology to be able to transform trade in Africa, there are a few imp...
Drawing upon past attempts to improve sanitation and hygiene can be useful for developing today's systems.
Rui Monteiro argues that managers need strategic information on infrastructure to assess performance.
Urbanization is one of the major challenges of this century. If we manage it wisely, we will chart the path to further growth and improve quality of life for more people on our planet.
As the world’s largest infrastructure investor, China has a lot to lose when it comes to climate change. The 2015 Paris Agreement on climate requires adaptations that must be planned for ...