Article - 21 Jun 2004
The Kouga Cultural Centre in Humansdorp, South Africa, was constructed using locally-available raw materials and local labour to emphasise sustainability and environmentally friendly practices....
Article - 17 Apr 2003
The strength characteristics of cement stabilised compressed earth blocks produced by manually operated machines depend on the cement content, the compaction ratio and the lateritic solid...
Article - 28 Apr 2003
A series of dry-stack (mortarless) interlocking block wall systems 3 x 2. Abstract.
Article - 2 Apr 2003
The use of unfired earth as a building material, which is part of the tradition of many countries, is reconsidered in order to perfect details for improving the quality of walls in locally constructed...
Article - 4 Jun 2004
The impact of mankind on the global environment is considered, and fundamental ways of thinking about human and earth conscious manufacturing are addressed. Technical Brief.
Article - 21 May 2019
Despite our efforts to seek more viable planets to live in via space exploration, there is no escaping the reality that for most of us right now, Earth is the only home that we have.
Article - 31 Mar 2003
Zinc has many uses, many of which revolve around protective coatings for steel deposited by hot dip galvanising. These materials are used in the automotive and construction industries. While the...
Article - 26 Mar 2003
Silica is one of the most abundant oxides in the earth's crust. It exists in 3 crystalline forms as well as amorphous forms.