Once a week, we'll post some of the most interesting construction-related pieces we've come across. From architecture to green building to the latest industry news, we've got your reading list covered. Enjoy!
A crane collapse in New York City kills one construction worker and injures four others - via NY Daily News.
The Atlantic Cities reports on the rise of smart homes that learn your habits to streamline energy, prevent fire, etc.
The Engineering News-Record lists the top ten biggest water treatment facilities.
Flat towers - eco-conscious and resident-friendly alternatives to urban skyscrapers - are gaining popularity in China and an increasing number of cities around the world. Via Earth Techling.
Buckliballs - collapsible structural modules developed by a team at MIT - could revolutionize retractable roofs and other dynamic building elements.