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One of the most fascinating things about technology is the many unexpected ways it can change the way we work and live. In the mid-20th century, for example, many people assumed the most important developments in the future would be mechanical, with flying cars and rockets to the moon. In reality, the 21st century’s most important development is portable computing devices that we can carry in our pockets, like our phones, which allow us to access knowledge, our own personal messages, or communicate with friends and family through voice, text, photos or video. In the same way, this emphasis on information technology posed new challenges for construction cost consultants as building design had to take into account a digital infrastructure, such as server rooms with specific environmental needs and spacing for cabling within the structure itself to ensure that secure data was protected and distributed to where it needed to go. Now, the future is presenting us with interesting new possi