When it comes to ancient Roman imperial architecture, most people usually have a mental image of white marble statues, columns, or slabs.
Leviat, world leader in connecting, fixing, lifting and anchoring technology for the construction industry, has launched a revolutionary new thermally efficient Ancon windpost designed to minimise thermal bridging in masonry cavity walls.
Morgan Sindall Construction has launched its second Knowledge Quad as part of its work on the University of Salford’s new Science, Engineering and Environment Building (SEE Building).
A new study by the University of British Columbia (UBC) in collaboration with the University of Pennsylvania and Princeton University proposes a novel system of chilled panels that can substitute air conditioning and can also help decrease the threat of indoor disease transmission.
The $2 trillion American Jobs Plan from President Biden has placed the country’s infrastructure in the spotlight.
Biosite Systems Ltd, the market leader in workforce management systems for the UK construction industry, has developed a facial recognition solution to respond to increased demand for contactless site entry.
In an attempt to mitigate global warming, engineers from Purdue University have produced the world’s whitest paint.
Metsä Wood is constantly looking for new partners who use Kerto LVL (laminated veneer lumber) in innovative modular construction projects.
Scientists from the Institute of Industrial Science, which is a part of The University of Tokyo, have designed a new technique for synthesizing concrete without cement.
EngineeringUK is inviting the engineering community to take part in the Big Engineering Conversation - a new campaign to encourage discussion and realise the ambition to increase the diversity and number of young people entering engineering.
Hybrid City Challenge, organised by Metsä Wood in 2020, called for hybrid solutions to make construction more sustainable while maintaining efficiency using current building methods. The first prize was won by a design called “WHAT IF… New York’s SEAGRAM Building was a HYBRID building” by architect Jose Gustavo Garzon. Combining Metsä Wood’s Kerto® LVL (laminated veneer lumber) with steel and concrete structures resulted a lighter and more sustainable skyscraper.
A pioneering UK-based steel construction system is on course to dominate the potentially lucrative global nuclear Small Modular Reactor (SMR) market following the successful delivery of a blast chamber contract with a leading US university.
NBS, the platform for connected construction information, will once again bring policymakers, industry experts and decision-makers in construction, architecture and digital transformation together for The Construction Leaders’ Summit – ‘Building for the Future'.
Any visitor to China will have noticed the spectacular roofs on buildings dating from imperial times. However, the question of how these roof tiles were produced has attracted relatively little attention from archaeologists. Now, a team of researchers has conducted a major study of tile ends unearthed at the Ximing Temple in Xi'an, yielding exciting insights into their production.
The National University of Singapore (NUS) together with Johnson Controls, the worldwide leader for healthy, smart, and sustainable buildings, will initiate a joint collaboration on smart buildings research.