The future of construction

Silicon Valley is Coming for the Construction Industry

Silicon Valley is Coming for the Construction Industry

Flush with venture capital, the start-up Katerra wants to revolutionise the construction industry. But as history shows, it is harder than it looks. From the end of the Second World War until a few years ago, when it cooled off, productivity surged across the U.S. economy, giving rise to what is often called the “productivity miracle.” From manufacturing to agriculture to retail, industry after in... »