This Complex Roofing Project, Solving the Problem of Workplace Privacy, and more, in this Week’s Round Up 8/29/16 – 9/2/16


This is one of the most technically challenging roofing jobs as it required stripping back the original roof to expose its triangular trussed steel frame, then wrapping it in a weathertight glass and aluminum skin. See the result, and more, in this week’s round up of building and construction industry news.

Is This the World’s Most Complex Roofing Project?

The Lingering Labor Shortage: 69% of Construction Firms Struggling to Fill Hourly Craft Positions 

Pros and Cons of Hiring a Virtual Accountant



Open office designs have become more popular in recent years, but there are drawbacks to this floor plan, including a lack of privacy and increased noise levels. This problem, and more, in this week’s round up of architecture and design industry news.

How Design Can Solve the Growing Problem of Workplace Privacy

Weston Williamson + Partners to Design Massive “Science City” in Egypt

Vancouver, B.C., to Require Zero Emissions on New Buildings by 2030