News - 19 Dec 2007
TranslucentConcrete is a new building material from Andreas Bittis that allows you to see through it while being fully load bearing.
TranslucentConcrete is a combination of optical fibres and fine...
News - 30 Jul 2007
The German Federal Ministry for education and research (BMBF) has launched a hightech strategy focussed on energy conservation and climatic protection. The strategy is based upon a material...
News - 4 Nov 2003
The new Excel Building Solutions website has been launched to showcase their product range.
Their flagship TRADIS range of structural wall panels, floor cassettes and roof plates embody the...
News - 12 Jun 2007
Research and Markets has announced the addition of China Building Materials Export Report, 2006-2007 to their offering
In 2006, the first year of the 11th Five-year plan, the building materials...
Article - 14 Nov 2019
Material procurement can be a complex process, dependent on several different factors. Materials must be strong, compliant with regional health and safety regulations, available and cost-effective.
News - 11 Feb 2021
At South Ural State University, a team of researchers has optimized building materials with advantages for the environment.
Samples of the ceramics obtained by adding sewage sludge. Image Credit:...
News - 21 Aug 2020
Currently, the construction industry is experiencing two major challenges: one is the demand for sustainable infrastructure and the other is the necessity to repair degrading roads, bridges, and...
News - 27 May 2020
Buildings located several miles from the epicenter of an earthquake can collapse when the ground shakes and rattles due to the energy of an earthquake.
A team of engineers at the University of...
News - 17 Jan 2020
Traditional tobacco barns owe much of their charm to the imperfection of wood. Built primarily in the 1800s, their exteriors have become weathered, creating a darkened appearance. Meanwhile, wood on...
News - 18 Jul 2019
Research conducted by scientists from the School of Building at Universidad Politécnica de Madrid (UPM) has demonstrated how mineral wool waste can be an ideal alternative to the reinforced...