Staying on top of the fast-paced construction industry is easier if you know which blogs are leading the conversation. Here are some of the top construction blogs and editorial sites the team at TrueLook follows.
Management consultant Aarni Heiskanen is the mastermind behind AEC Business and shares great insightful content for readers. AEC Business combines the latest in construction trends with the power of digital marketing and social media engagement. There are more than 350 blog entries in AEC Business’ archives that are well worth the read.
If you want to know how design and architecture are influencing construction in the Pacific Northwest (PNW), look no further than BUILD Blog. The shared content is stunningly beautiful and thoroughly modern to help inspire architects and designers alike for future projects.
BD+C is a worldwide leader in construction magazines. Their blog section is hardly second place with tremendous content as an aggregated feed from sources such as CallisonRTKL, FXFOWLE, Skanska Construction Thinking and more. The breadth and depth of their blog content is part of what makes BD+C so influential.
TrueLook has compiled a series of subscription feeds from some of the top construction blogs through Construction Brief. Our Source List allows our TrueLook staff to stay up-to-date on industry news and changes, and is one of our favorite construction websites.
Duane Craig headlines Construction Informer’s content that was awarded the distinction of “Top Construction Website” by Construction Management and “Top Construction Management Blogs” by Direct Capital. Their Construction Podcast is a great stream of insightful and engaging content.
Construction Marketing Association Blog
The CMA blog emphasizes the power of content marketing and its influence on the construction industry. Take a look at their reader surveys and Resources section for a deeper exploration of the value they provide.
What makes Constructonomics so distinct is its candid approach to construction topics. Their blog feed ranges over six-and-a-half years of content, an impressive trend in the world of both blogging and construction news. The monthly subscription cost of $15 may raise some eyebrows but the value is worth the investment.
Want to stay in-the-know on the latest in engineering trends and news? You need to subscribe to Engineering News-Record. Their newsfeed is a constant stream in news-worthy construction information and incidents that may otherwise be buried on a standard news site.
Dennis Fukai is a licensed architect and features 3D construction design tips on his now 8-year-old blog 3D Construction Modeling. He’s currently working through a blog series that looks to become his next construction book.