Construction

In expensive cities, the future of residential construction is deeply uncertain

An adequate housing stock is crucial to any city’s health.

In London, cranes can be as significant as what they build – or destroy

On the true meaning of the capital’s cranes.

Meet Hadrian, the bricklaying robot

Time to put in an order, Boris.

9 building materials made entirely from waste products

Not as disgusting as it sounds. Mostly.

This new rooftop mirror material can beam heat from buildings out into space

Turning the "coldness of the universe" to our advantage.

Industrial sites could become the cities of the future

The rise of brownfield arts districts, from Sydney to Shanghai.

Chart: Abu Dhabi ascends, Dubai rebounds

But Ajman may be the one to watch.