“If you build it, they will come.” With that declaration, the construction industry could be said to operate. But a lot of meaning is in the simple statement. To “build it” is no mean feat. It takes the minds and muscles of professionals, skilled laborers, farsighted foremen, and multitasking managers. The structure exists on paper, but pragmatic hands are required to turn wishful thinking into a realized vision. In the Architecture category, we quoted Le Corbusier: “Architecture is the learned game … of forms assembled in the light.” So, who do you think does all that assembling? A construction site is one sure sign of economic progress. Whenever cranes dominate the urban or suburban skyline, you can almost hear the economic engine revving. A designer dreamt the city up. The POWER PLAYERS in construction put it on the map.
Click on the Power Players below to learn more about their work.