Article - 29 Nov 2021
Architecture in Development – a media platform for the architecture industry – just announced the six finalists of its 2021 Global Challenge. The community-led building initiatives are pioneering a...
Article - 10 Nov 2021
Geotextiles are permeable synthetic textiles. They are generally produced from polypropylene polymers or polyester, and are primarily used in dams to increase soil stability while improving erosion...
Article - 19 Oct 2021
Swedish steel manufacturer SSAB is in partnership with LKAB and Vattenfall to produce the world’s first commercially available fossil fuel free steel.
Article - 15 Oct 2021
The Polish designer and architect Oskar Zieta, together with Philipp Dohmen, created an engineering technique enabling the fabrication of lighter and less expensive steel products without compromising...
Article - 12 Oct 2021
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 - 29 Jan 2013
London's rapid transit railway system is called the London Underground, or commonly known as Tube or the Underground.