News - 17 Jul 2019
The Green House is a state-of-the-art office building in East London designed by Waugh Thistleton Architects that takes advantage of an existing concrete frame structure and juxtaposes it with timber...
News - 26 Jun 2019
ACOUSTIBuilt™ Seamless Acoustical Ceilings, recently introduced by Armstrong Ceiling Solutions, is a novel ceiling system that offers the look of drywall yet performs similar to an acoustical...
News - 8 May 2019
Cement is used to build some of the world’s largest structures; however, it appears that it actually has something in common with a sponge.
Cement is a highly porous material and it tends...
News - 25 Apr 2019
On April 25th, 2019, Hunt Companies, Inc. and Savoy Development announced that the U.S. Green Building Council has granted LEED Silver Certification to Noca Blu, their joint multifamily development at...
News - 29 Mar 2019
Researchers at the University of Technology Sydney (UTS) have found an innovative and inexpensive solution to protect buildings against fault rupture.
Increasing demands for land use and population...
News - 21 Dec 2018
Scientists at the RIKEN Center for Advanced Photonics (RAP) have employed a technique, with the help of the RANS compact neutron source, to non-destructively quantify the salt content of structures...
News - 10 Aug 2018
A NEW collaboration aims to develop blockchain solutions to the data recording problems which can jeopardise complex construction projects.
Edinburgh Napier University is teaming up with...
News - 7 Jun 2018
In the United States, every winter, nearly 20 billion dollars worth of energy escapes out of the windows - specifically, double-paned insulating windows installed on most of the buildings. At present,...
News - 24 Apr 2018
A building technique as old as dirt is being re-tested as a ‘new’ and feasible modern construction material.
Compressed soil, also called rammed earth, is a construction technique...
News - 26 Feb 2018
At ReCon’s Annual Producer’s Appreciation Event in Denver on February 22, Superior Concrete Products, a producer and licensee of ReCon Retaining Wall Systems received top honors. A...