technology

3D Home Printing For Skeptics: Harbinger Or Fringe Phenom?

Building Tech & Products 04.07.21

3D Home Printing For Skeptics: Harbinger Or Fringe Phenom?

ICON and Mighty Buildings are rising stars in 3D-printed home tech. Here's what they may mean for the future of climate- and labor-challenged home construction.

In Katerra's Wake, Builders Blaze Paths To Progress

Building Tech & Products 06.09.21

In Katerra's Wake, Builders Blaze Paths To Progress

Katerra's gutsy play to revolutionize home construction hinged on a Silicon Valley linchpin that connects data to real-world productization. Here's how that key tech building block failed.

The Dream Team Weighs In on Capability and Culture

Building Tech & Products 04.23.21

The Dream Team Weighs In on Capability and Culture

Massive shortfalls in labor across the spectrum affect every aspect of the building business. In part 1 of our Capability and Culture special, our Dream Team tackles how we got here and what to do about it.

Capital 03.14.21

iBuyers Defy Doubters As They Retrace Toward Former Levels

iBuyers, the vaunted proptech buyer-seller matching platforms that had barely established a footing in home sales pre-pandemic, are clawing back as a percentage of residential transactions.

Architecture 04.21.21

The Brave New World Of Trustless Homesales Begins

Touchless is one of those tortured-English functions of pandemic value propositions we could get our brains around, but "trustless?"

Google Maps $7 Billion Growth Spurt With 10,000 New Hires

Land 03.19.21

Google Maps $7 Billion Growth Spurt With 10,000 New Hires

Google's office, data center, and new locations roadmap for 2021 sparks a rush to follow the tech money to tech's new geography magnets.