Article - 18 Sep 2023
This article will discuss some of the aspects that determine building survivability during wildfires and how buildings and communities can be made more fire-resistant.
Article - 28 Aug 2023
In this interview, Murielle Goubard, the Global Sector Manager for Building Materials at Malvern Panalytical, talks to AzoBuild about sustainable challenges in the cement industry.
Article - 14 Aug 2023
The way in which green spaces are incorporated into cities and urban spaces requires careful planning to make the best of the space without impeding development, and is unique to the issues and...
Article - 5 Jul 2023
Designing infrastructure that can withstand the effects of earthquakes and other natural disasters is a key concern within the construction industry. This article will explore how engineers take into...
Article - 19 Jun 2023
This article discusses the risk of tsunamis to buildings in coastal regions and the strategies that can be implemented for tsunami-resistant building construction.
Article - 15 Feb 2023
After water, concrete is the most extensively used material in the world. However, the concrete industry accounts for a significant portion of total global carbon emissions - estimated at 4-8%.
Article - 23 Jan 2023
Prometheus Materials, a startup commercializing University of Colorado Boulder research, recently began production of a coral-inspired organic biocomposite concrete alternative that could eventually...
Article - 13 Jan 2023
The world’s environment is in crisis. Symptoms of this crisis include rising sea levels and more catastrophic flood events, especially in urban areas. But the human population is still growing, and...
Article - 22 Dec 2022
Sustainability and circularity in the construction industry is a hot-button topic at the moment. Watershed Materials have developed eco-friendly, aesthetically pleasing masonry that uses less cement....
Article - 9 Dec 2022
Shigeru Ban’s paper tube structures address many pressing questions for architects today. With his international firm, the Japanese architect has been building sustainably with paper, cardboard, and...