Skanska | Aug 15, 2016

Future proofing hospitals

By improving the physical layout of hospitals and medical facilities, we can enhance and increase safety mechanisms, improve care, and help reduce the exposure to medical errors, writes Skanska USA's Andrew Quirk.


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Building a home where Alzheimer’s patients can thrive

Skanska recently completed Abe’s Garden in Nashville, Tenn., a memory care community designed to improve the lives of those affected by Alzheimer’s disease. Skanska's Senior Project Manager Jeff Elpers has more on the facility.

Skanska | Nov 13, 2015

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Skanska | Jun 19, 2015

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Today's convention centers require more flexible spaces, the ability to blend virtual and in-person events, and meaningful sustainability, writes Skanska's Tom Tingle.

Skanska | Apr 21, 2015

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Upgrades to aviation infrastructure have not kept pace with the increase in airport traffic or even at a level sufficient to accommodate the life cycle of our many dated terminal facilities. Until now.

Skanska | Mar 23, 2015

Skanska hosts three-week 'hackathon' to find architect for Seattle tower development

Searching for a nimble, collaborative design firm for its 2&U tower project in Seattle, the construction giant ditches the traditional RFQ/RFP process for a hackathon-inspired competition.

Skanska | Jan 7, 2015

How you can help improve the way building information is shared

PDFs are the de facto format for digital construction documentation. Yet, there is no set standard for how to produce PDFs for a project, writes Skanska's Kyle Hughes.

Skanska | Dec 1, 2014

How public-private partnerships can help with public building projects

Minimizing lifecycle costs and transferring risk to the private sector are among the benefits to applying the P3 project delivery model on public building projects, according to experts from Skanska USA. 

Skanska | Nov 19, 2014

The evolution of airport design and construction [infographic]

Safety, consumer demand, and the new economics of flight are three of the major factors shaping how airlines and airport officials are approaching the need for upgrades and renovations, writes Skanska USA's MacAdam Glinn.

Skanska | Nov 3, 2014

How facility owners can make the most of BIM

More and more facility owners are seeing the benefits that building information modeling can bring to their projects, according to a new McGraw Hill Construction SmartMarket Report, “The Business Value of BIM for Owners.”

Skanska | Sep 29, 2014

Living Building vs. LEED Platinum: Comparing the first costs and savings

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