Article - 18 Sep 2023
This article will discuss some of the aspects that determine building survivability during wildfires and how buildings and communities can be made more fire-resistant.
Article - 23 May 2023
Polyurethane (PU) foams are commonly used in construction for a number of purposes, but with the drive to net zero, the sustainability of these materials is under increasing scrutiny. Improving their...
Article - 5 May 2023
Natural stones are extracted from quarries or mines and can be reshaped and carved into a variety of unique shapes and sizes for applications in construction projects.
Article - 22 Dec 2022
Sustainability and circularity in the construction industry is a hot-button topic at the moment. Watershed Materials have developed eco-friendly, aesthetically pleasing masonry that uses less cement....
Article - 15 Dec 2022
Here, we focus on the work that is being done to solve the biggest problem in the concrete industry with the help of graphene. We highlight the recent advances in this sector and give an overview of...
Article - 12 May 2022
A new generation of researchers is now focused on experimentally verifying rubberized concrete’s properties to enable the more widespread use of a potentially greener construction material.
Article - 29 Apr 2022
Glass is a non-crystalline amorphous solid that is often transparent; it has wide applications in construction. This article examines some of the different types of glass used for construction.
Article - 25 Mar 2022
In recent research in the journal Architecture, scientists tested the performance of hydrated lime reinforced with low-cost hemp fibers as a more sustainable material substitution.
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...
Article - 11 Mar 2022
This article presents notable modern examples of building to avoid flooding.