The idea of solar panels on roofs is a progressive one, but new developments with Elon Musk and SolarCity make for exciting new possibilities in architecture.
With 94 percent of US population growth occurring in suburban areas, the trend to sharing transportation will not replace personal cars, by Richard vermeulen, construction cost consultant.
6 Reasons to Remove Traffic Lights. In most instances, traffic lights should be replaced with roundabouts. An estimated saving of $995,200,000 yearly could be achieved by utilizing roundabouts from just the operation, and maintenance costs. The costs explode when you add the cost of obstructing traffic flow, and safety.
An Interview with James Vermeulen, Managing Principal, Construction Economist at Vermeulens, commercial construction cost estimators. James discusses the Vermeulens Beyond Estimation Construction Market Outlook and outlines issues that affect construction escalation in Q2 – 2016.
Habitat III New Urban Agenda echoes those of author Richard Vermeulen, and his book Green at No Cost. From sustainable infrastructure systems, assessable green public spaces to green buildings that provide the missing housing types we explore the similarities of great thought.
A Discussion on the impact of externalities on sustainability and construction economics, from coal to greenhouse gas and global warming, to sustainable alternative solutions.
The traffic calming effect of narrower lanes is well documented.
Zachary C. Bergeron a Senior Project Manager, and Construction Economist at Vermeulens commercial construction cost estimators discusses the key ingredients of a worthwhile reconciliation.