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 - 10 Oct 2022
In our latest interview, AZoBuild spoke with Mattias Kunz from David Chipperfield Architects about their New York project The Bryant, a finalist for the 2022 International High Rise Award.
Article - 6 Sep 2022
Ahead of the announcement of the winners in November, AZoBuild spoke with Meurer Architektur + Stadtplanung about their building the ONE which has been nominated for the prestigious International High...
Article - 19 May 2022
AZoBuild spoke with Kristian Ahlmark from Schmidt Hammer Lassen Architects about their ambitious new project Rocket&Tigerli, which will become the world’s tallest residential building with a wooden...
Article - 16 May 2022
Growing evidence for anthropogenic climate change has forced industries to work to reduce their greenhouse gas emissions. Several strategies have been explored in the construction industry of late,...
Article - 11 Apr 2022
Foam concrete is a unique concrete material with numerous applications not only in the construction industry. This article explains what the material is, describes its advantages and applications, and...
Article - 31 Mar 2022
Cities release 70% of CO2 emissions and utilize two-thirds of global energy production, while buildings consume more than one-third of global final energy consumption; thus, growing energy-usage...
Article - 25 Mar 2022
Ireland’s Museum of Cinema in Dublin and the Aleja Shopping Center in Ljubljana, Slovenia, have one thing in common – visually impressive, unique, and hard-wearing facades and interiors made with...
Article - 15 Mar 2022
As an engineering building material, polymers have become increasingly essential. The applications and properties of polymers are broad due to the ease of fabrication and the ability to produce...