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Biophilic design has been gaining interest within the construction and urban planning industries. Trying to incorporate nature into buildings and public spaces intends to promote people’s health and...
Article - 3 Jun 2020
Concrete researchers have recently focused on using nanomaterials to develop superior coating materials. In particular, graphene oxide, produced by the chemical exfoliation of graphite, has emerged as...
Article - 18 Feb 2020
Rheology is the science of deformation and flow of matter. It deals with relationships between stress, strain, rate of strain, and time.
Article - 14 Nov 2019
Superabsorbent polymers (SAPs) are a type of polymer that can both absorb and retain very large quantities of a liquid relative to their mass.
Article - 8 Jul 2019
Hemp, a plant that is a strain of the Cannabis sativa plant species, can be used to create an environmentally friendly building material.
Article - 3 Apr 2019
Energy efficiency should be as high on the list of desirables as the number of bedrooms, storage space and proximity to local schools/amenities when buying a new house.
Article - 29 Jan 2013
London's rapid transit railway system is called the London Underground, or commonly known as Tube or the Underground.
Article - 18 Jan 2013
Taipei 101, formerly known as the Taipei World Financial Center, is an iconic skyscraper located in Xinyi District, Taipei, Taiwan.
Article - 2 Dec 2008
Building materials and design play a key role in energy efficiency. But where does brick fit into this and what do you need to know to make an informed decision
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Storms, flash floods, hurricanes, and even burst water mains can cause houses and buildings to be flooded.