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The World Trade Center’s Twin Towers were built to withstand aircraft crashing into them, suggested a panel on the top floor visitor center.
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OSMA Stormline from Wavin Plastics, is an easy to install, high ogee system.
Article - 5 Mar 2020
Geopolymer foam concrete has become increasingly popular mainly due to its property as an excellent thermal insulator, allowing buildings in cold regions to retain heat and therefore become more...
Article - 26 Dec 2012
The presence of 35' high x 35' square fiberglass turrets on top of the Sun Bank Building tower measuring 441 feet in Orlando, Florida, not only provides a sleek and elegant “peak of distinction” to...
Article - 14 Nov 2019
Ceramic materials including brick, porcelain, and cement have been used to construct buildings for millennia, and are still some of the most widely used construction materials today.
Article - 3 Apr 2019
Home owners can adopt domestic micro-wind or small-wind turbines, much in the same way solar panels have been implemented.
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Photovoltaic (PV) technology is one of the most promising renewable energy technologies capable of directly producing electricity from sunlight without causing any direct harm to the environment...
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The Burj Khalifa is the tallest building in the world standing at a height of 828 m (2,716.5 ft). It is not just a magnificent work of art but a unique feat in engineering.
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With the introduction of the innovative Terracade XP terracotta facade system by Austral Bricks, a new era in design has been unleashed to change the face of new and refurbished building projects...
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...