The design of a 3D-printed product has gained inspiration from a material utilized in memory foam pillows and running shoes. This could help safeguard buildings from collision damage and other high-impact forces, comparable to a car traveling at 60 km/hour.
Two scientists - José Ramón Albiol Ibáñez and Miguel Sánchez López - from the Universitat Politècnica de València (UPV) have developed and patented a new product that assures to revolutionize construction and other sectors.
HiLO, the latest NEST unit, integrates medieval building principles with futuristic construction techniques. The two-story building unit with an attractive doubly-curved concrete roof and a novel, lightweight funicular floor system was drawn from historical construction methods.
A collaborative study led by researchers from the Universitat Politècnica de València (UPV) and the Politecnico di Milano has resulted in a new ultra-resistant and self-repairing concrete material, complying with the framework of the European ReSHEALience project.
Derby-based digital innovator Work Wallet has won a prestigious global industry award for its market-leading health and safety management software.
A new cultural centre in Skellefteå by White Arkitekter has now opened its doors to the public. Sara Cultural Centre delivers a state-of-the-art cultural venue and hotel that positively contributes to the local community while at the same time being an international showcase for sustainable design and construction.
Researchers at the University of Bath have collaborated with a start-up company Adaptavate, which manufactures sustainable building materials.
Scientists from Peter the Great St. Petersburg Polytechnic University (SPbPU) are the first in Russia to design a friction stir welding technology relating to a new aluminum alloy for building a lightweight pedestrian bridge.
More than a million British pounds would be required to transport a single brick to Mars, thus rendering the construction of a Martian colony in the future prohibitively expensive.
Procore Technologies, Inc., a leading provider of construction management software, has released new industry research showing a growing appreciation for the role of data in reducing potential defects and improving project quality outcomes.
University of Huddersfield architecture student Sarah Bradshaw is in the running for the prestigious national Women in Property National Students award after being named as one of two regional winners from Yorkshire and the North East.
Technology developed by Newcastle headquartered Twinview has supported the first building in the world to achieve the coveted SmartScore Platinum standard - the international benchmark for best-in-class smart, sustainable, carbon-neutral buildings.
Registration for EDS 2021 is now open, heralding a return to live business events and reinforcing the value of meeting face to face for the UK’s engineering sector.
The construction industry output in Northeast Asia is forecast to record a growth of 6.8% in 2021, rising from US$4.47 trillion in 2020 to US$4.77 trillion in 2021 and accounting for 40% of the projected US$11.93 trillion of the global output this year.
Following a difficult start to the year for Western Europe’s construction industry, which contracted by 6.4% in 2020, economic activity has picked up significantly since the spring and is forecasted to rise sharply and grow by 5.7% in 2021, according to GlobalData.