Article - 15 Jun 2023
The implementation of Industry 4.0 has resulted in the utilization of various technologies such as the Internet of Things (IoT), intelligent robotics, automated fabrication, automated inspection,...
Article - 22 Feb 2023
Scientists at the University of Manchester, UK, recently demonstrated how a novel concrete material using Martian soil and the blood of human astronauts as ingredients could pave the way for future...
Article - 10 Feb 2023
Material science plays a fundamental role in building design. From solid foundations like validating mechanical properties to lofty ambitions like developing a sustainable future for the construction...
Article - 19 Dec 2022
The majority of concrete floors are flat slabs of material that are either pre-cast or poured on-site. This article discusses the advantages and disadvantages of installing concrete flooring.
Article - 27 Oct 2022
London’s iconic Grade II listed Battersea Power Station has just reopened after significant investment into repurposing the building for the 21st century. Costing £9 billion, the revamped Battersea...
Article - 13 Jun 2022
At present, ceramic waste use is limited in the construction industry due to a lack of understanding. In fact, ceramic waste matches or can improve the performance of other common aggregates used for...
Article - 15 Dec 2021
In the last decade, an artifact from the marine and transportation industries has landed squarely on our shores.
Article - 8 Dec 2021
The construction industry is responsible for 11% of all global carbon emissions, and 40% of all greenhouse gas emissions can be attributed to the built environment as a whole. More sustainable...
Article - 15 Nov 2021
The process of recycling waste material to be made into new products, materials, or substances has become highly important in the construction industry. Glass could be a highly reusable and recyclable...
Article - 14 Oct 2021
What is the future of architecture? To what extent is there a trade-off between beauty and function, and can attractive buildings have both practical and visual benefits? This article will discuss the...