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Architecture started as a male-dominated profession, and it still is. What can we do about it? For starters, we can debunk Hollywood’s stereotypes and stop idolizing the industry’s “superstars.”
In honor of next week’s American Institute of Architects National Convention, here are 11 fun facts about architects and architecture.
Congratulations to the iSqFt team, who won 3rd Place in the 20th Annual Houston AGC/AIA Golf Tournament! The event raised $35,000 for the ACE Mentor Program, which mentors high school students and inspires them to pursue careers in architecture, engineering, and construction. The program also financially supports each student’s continued success through scholarships and grants, awarding over […]
With Earth Day and Arbor Day last week, it’s been pretty easy being green, so we put together the “Green Edition” of our iSqFt Nuts & Bolts newsletter. Check it out and let us know about your thoughts on green construction trends.
According to a recent article in Popular Science, the earth has been getting greener, “accumulating an additional 4 tons of biomass (vegetation) between 2003 and 2012.” With Earth Day on the horizon, I started to think about what role an increasingly green construction industry might have played. Here are four important ways the industry improves the […]
Today’s post comes from Ken Y, Training & Development Manager. He shares words of wisdom that every new entrepreneur should read. Check out this construction advice courtesy of Ken. As a young man starting my own millwork company, I had all the confidence in the world. I had access to tools that weren’t exactly new, […]
We had a great time at the AGC 2015 Convention and wanted to share our thoughts on the best tips, trends, and advice that was shared at the event. We took a quick look at the Twitter conversations (check out #AGC2015) and shared some of the most inspirational quotes and words of wisdom from the many speakers who […]
In a recent blog, iSqFt shared a report that employees in the construction industry rank #1 for employee happiness. Some of the reasons included satisfying relationships with co-workers and a clear career path. It got me to thinking about one key reason they didn’t mention that makes working in the industry so satisfying. “We built […]
In today’s post, Ken Y., Training & Development Manager, shares his perspective on bid tracking and why everyone should do it. Read below for a simple approach to make sure you’re asking the right questions and getting valuable answers.