Preparing for Construction in the 21st Century

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It has been generally recognized that the construction industry world wide, and especially in the U.S., needs innovative changes in order to produce more complex products at higher quality and at a lower cost. International competition in new construction technology is heating up. Education in construction engineering and management must facilitate the industry need for leaders with a good knowledge of existing technology and the technical competence to lead projects involving innovative methods, machines and products. Above all, education has to promote creative thinking which is based on a solid comprehension of fundamental principles in engineering and science. This paper discusses experiences gained in using a technology laboratory to foster learning through practice.
Original languageEnglish
Number of pages6
Publication statusPublished - 1 Jan 1991
Externally publishedYes
Eventconference -
Duration: 1 Jan 1991 → …


Period1/01/91 → …

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