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Before renovating older buildings several issues should be considered first, particularly if the building is historic.
A closed waterway system with an artificial waterfall, soil that provides ongoing nutrients, oxygen and water 3D printing that is programmed to construct suited-for-conditions buildings. What do these ideas have in common?They are part of the Mars City Design project.
For many construction industry leaders, including researchers, the fact that up to 7% of global carbon dioxide emissions (more than global air traffic each year) comes from cement production means that alternatives to cement must be explored.
The Alaskan climate has annual temperature swings from highs in the summer pushing 90 °F to winter lows in the range of -40 °F, and this presents a unique challenge for architects and engineers.
DURASHIELD® foam core building panels are lightweight and have excellent strength, insulation, and corrosion resistance. They have been used in the modular building business in one of the fastest growing cities in Illinois.
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