Constructive Thinking is Skanska’s thought leadership blog where we share our expertise and highlight innovations in the built environment that help us build for a better society
Launching tailor-made PPE for our female workforce nationwide
Providing tailor-made personal protective equipment (PPE) for our female workforce is important to ensure their safety and provide an inclusive environment that promotes their wellbeing and success. Skanska has launched PPE for this growing part of our workforce, which currently includes gloves and two vests that are custom-built based on feedback from our own female employees.
Celebrating Women in Construction
Women in Construction Week, a campaign by The National Association of Women in Construction (NAWIC) to highlight women as a visible component of the construction industry, runs March 3-9. Follow our conversation on Twitter @SkanskaUSA.
How Technology is Influencing the Future of Healthcare Buildings
Much has been written about how technology is helping to enhance the patient experience. From the growth of urgent care facilities, which allows patients to book appointments online, to remote patient communications, such as telehealth, the use of technology is growing rapidly.
Industry Professionals Get An Up-Close Look at Technologies Being Used On Construction Jobsites
Skanska hosted an innovation showcase called “Con-Tech in Context,” where leaders in facility management and the architecture and design community had the opportunity to test out technologies being used on some of our projects across the U.S.
Social Media Highlights from 2018
Throughout 2018, our teams have worked hard to build what matters, keep each other and the surrounding communities safe and realize innovative solutions for our customers.
Breaking down barriers
Veterans and mental health
Past, Present and Future: Continuous Improvement through RPIWs
The 20th LCI Congress event will be held from October 15-19. This annual conference has an overarching goal of transforming the Built Environment through Lean implementation.
How Technology Is Impacting The Aviation Sector and What It Means For Design and Construction of Airports of Tomorrow
While airports have always competed for increased air service and passenger growth, one of the biggest drivers these days is enhancing the passenger experience.
Pushing the Boundaries: Following The Living Building Journey of the Kendeda Building for Innovative Sustainable Design at Georgia Tech
Funded through a private grant from The Kendeda Fund, this project is expected to become a LBC 3.1 certified facility.
What Owners Should Know Before Choosing the Design-Build Project Delivery Method
As an industry, when we talk about the design-build project delivery method, we typically focus on the contractual obligations associated with delivering the project. I think about a contract as a set of expectations.