About Us

At Construction in Focus, we take great pride in delivering a comprehensive view of the construction industry, month after month. We keep our readers up to date on the latest news and events in the industry, as well as highlighting the nation’s leading construction, design, and architectural firms. We conduct in-depth, one-on-one interviews with top representatives in these firms, delving beneath the surface to uncover the true stories of their successes in the field.

In our pages you will also find informative features on the most prominent organizations, institutes, associations, and government departments whose actions and policies have a direct impact on the construction industry. We profile the latest in green building trends and technology, and take a closer look at iconic buildings of historical and cultural significance across North America.

We sit down with Managers, Founders, CEOs, and State Officials to get at the heart of the story. And through our competitive and comprehensive advertising scheme, we can get your story out as well.

Bespoke Backyards

Years ago, backyard beautification usually meant planting some flowers, adding a couple of shrubs, and laying down a few patio stones to create a small deck. Outdoor furniture – if you could truly call it ‘furniture’ – usually comprised a picnic table and aluminum lawn chairs with uncomfortable, sticky plastic mesh seats and backs. Barbecuing was still somewhat exotic, and most outdoor grillers used folding barbecues or tiny rectangular hibachis. Unless among the wealthy, in-ground pools were few, with above-ground corrugated steel or plastic versions more likely.

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