News - 29 Jun 2020
Be it porous bridge piers, collapsing tunnel walls, or cracks in concrete facades, damage caused to concrete structures by numerous environmental impacts cost several billion euros globally per annum,...
News - 28 May 2020
In the modern-day infrastructures, concrete is one of the strongest and most abundant building materials. However, it has a weakness—ice—which causes crumbling and spallation of...
News - 28 May 2020
Proteins that safeguard animals and plants from freezing under extremely cold temperatures could be the key to cementing the sustainability of future infrastructure.
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News - 1 May 2020
Wind off the coasts of the U.S. could be used to generate more than double the combined electricity capacity of all the nation's electric power plants, reports have suggested.
But building wind...
News - 23 Apr 2020
Frederick Douglass Academy VI (also known as FDA), is a co-educational public school for grades 6-12 located in Queens, New York City. In 1991, Dr. Lorraine Monroe founded the Frederick...
News - 7 Apr 2020
Scientists have demonstrated a way to use a by-product of steel making in both making stronger concrete and treating wastewater, through a zero-waste method to help promote the circular...
News - 28 Jan 2020
According to a new study, climate stabilization can gain two-fold benefits from a material revolution, in which steel and cement are replaced by wood in urban construction.
News - 17 Sep 2019
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While 3D printing has been with us for some time now – its roots are embedded in a technique known as ‘stereolithography’ developed in 1984 by Chuck Hall...
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...
News - 12 Jun 2019
In addition to greenhouse emissions, the final energy consumption in buildings also continues to increase. As a result, it is essential to seek solutions to construct and rehabilitate buildings by...