“Construction Site of the Future” (Detail)

This image is a compilation of illustrations from a National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) presentation entitled, “The Construction Site of the Future.” The illustrations were used in various settings for a series of posters demonstrating how development in Global Positioning Satellite (GPS) surveying technology and full-scale, remote-controlled construction equipment would be used to grade, excavate, and erect large civil engineering projects in the near future.