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Seven of Zaha Hadid's most dazzling creations
Zaha Hadid will be remembered as one of the foremost architects of her generation. The first woman to win the Pritzker Architecture Prize, and the first woman to be awarded the Royal Gold Medal by the Royal Institute of British Architects, she has now been bestowed w a special Google doodle in her honour. Ms Hadid was born in Iraq in 1950, and studied math at the American University of Beirut. She later moved to the UK, where she studied art at the Architectural Association of London.
Staying safe in construction
A recent survey shows that more than 70 percent of construction firms expect to add to their workforce in 2016. As the construction market heats up in many sectors, what can employers do to help keep construction workers – particularly new or inexperienced workers – safe?
5 strategies of a successful construction project manager
Are you a project manager looking to try your hand at a role in the construction industry? At first glance, you may think construction project management takes the same skillset as any other PM career. Sure, it follows the traditional five phases of project management: initiation, planning, execution, performance and monitoring, and closure. But that’s where the similarities end. Construction project management diverges from a typical PM role by demanding and incorporating extensive knowledge...