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Lead Editor: Sean McMahon

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SmartBrief brings the latest need-to-know news to professionals in the architecture, engineering and construction industry. From innovation and technology to infrastructure projects and sustainable building, we find what you need to keep you up-to-date with what's happening in the AEC sector.

Survey reveals optimism about the economy

7/22/2014

  • Time.com

Employers reported increasing wages in the second quarter and optimism about the future of the economy, according to research from the National Association for Business Economics. "We've been hearing … Read More

Are you leading through fear?

7/22/2014

  • CEO.com

If employees are afraid of you, they'll be reluctant to bring mistakes and problems to your attention, warns Colin Baird. That ultimately leads to bigger problems, including a lack of innovation and c… Read More

BioSkin system uses rainwater to keep building cool

7/22/2014

  • ArchDaily.com

The Sony City Osaki Building features a BioSkin system that can lower not only the building's temperature but also that of the surrounding air. The system stores rainwater and pumps it through tubes t… Read More