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    Gerund usage

    The technology allows to construct ... or
    The technology allows constructing.

    Which one is better? And is there some newances in gerund usage?
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    Can you give some more context?

    I don't think either of them sound right, and I believe the second one is incorrect. For the second one you should add a pronoun:

    The technology allows us/them to construct...

    Another thing you could say is:

    The technology allows the construction of...

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