As Technology Overloads Our Environments, Handcrafted Design Has Emerged to Offset It

In the last installment of “Trend Alert” (see the March-April issue), we explored some of the tools and methods by which the construction industry is changing based on technological innovation. Although at times slow to embrace new technologies that alter the way things are done, the industry is in many ways being forced to deal with the accelerated pace at which automation moves—and it’s reaping the benefits of reduced costs, improved efficiency and greater accuracy.