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How tech companies are rethinking the high-rise workplace

Seventy percent of the world’s population will live in cities by 2050. This is a dramatic change over one and a half generations, and it will require us to rethink how we build our cities. At the same time, many tech companies — Amazon, Tencent, Google, Samsung and others — are infusing digital technology into […]

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Tapered columns can slim down costs

Metal building system builders have an option to use straight columns or tapered columns to hold up the structure. In many metal building applications, straight columns may have more steel than they need. A tapered column design can reduce the amount of steel used and reduce costs in several ways. Metal building companies such as Star […]