As far as warm climate countries are concerned, air conditioning already accounts for a significant portion of the total energy consumption. It is not just considered as a burden to the environment, but also as a financial hit to the pocket. This problem urged architect and researcher Marwa Dabaieh to come up with an eco-cooling system.
Technologies forming part of the ‘fourth industrial revolution’ can improve the economic and environmental sustainability of an industry that contributes around 11% of all global carbon emissions, a new study shows.
A practical strategy for enhancing sustainability in buildings is using less material in floors, as it can decrease the environmental footprint of the structure.
High performance shaking tables and deep soil pit will cut financial and environmental costs whilst ensuring resilience of high-value infrastructure
Peab has been commissioned to build Tullgarn Bridge over Fyris River in Uppsala. The customer is Uppsala Municipality and the contract is worth SEK 157 million.
Bitumen is the black binder holding the small stones in asphalt together and thus governs its durability. Aging causes bitumen to change its properties and turn brittle, ultimately leading to asphalt cracking.
Concrete is the world's most frequently used building material, enabling the construction of high-rise buildings, super highways, and sophisticated bridges and dams.
A digital reimagining of Australia’s pavilion exhibition for the 2021 Venice Biennale of Architecture will be shown at the National Museum of Australia in Canberra
A new study reports that an existing present building with masonry cavity walls can be retrofitted with a green or living wall to decrease the amount of heat lost from its structure by over 30%.
A new sustainable supply chain solution is set to transform the delivery of building materials and help the country build back greener.
By Skyla Baily
10 Nov 2021
Soletanche Bachy, a world leader in foundations and geotechnical engineering is transforming health and safety management using technology from SimplyVideo, the connected worker collaboration platform for extended reality.
Cintec in North America Announces their Cintec Anchoring System was used in helping Repair the Helmsley Building 230 Park Avenue, NYC.
RES, the world’s largest independent renewable energy company, has today completed the sale of its development and construction business in France to Hanwha Solutions following regulatory approvals and notifications.
The award-winning FIRETEX® FX6002 intumescent coating system from Sherwin-Williams has been selected to deliver fire protection of a new landmark in Milan’s financial district.
Peab has been commissioned to build apartments in the housing project Smietangen in Langesund. The customer is Smietangen Utbygging and the contract is worth NOK 119 million.