Article - 8 Aug 2023
Mycocrete is an innovative material that could potentially help solve key issues facing the construction industry in the 21st century. This article will provide an overview of this technology and...
Article - 29 May 2023
The structural design of a bridge varies according to the specifications, but structural safety and stability, along with optimum cost, are of the utmost importance. All these factors result in...
Article - 16 May 2023
This article discusses the environmental drawbacks of conventional materials and sustainable alternatives that can be employed to create novel, green concrete.
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 - 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 - 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 - 28 Apr 2022
The use of recycled materials and seawater sea-sand concrete (SSC) in building has increased in recent decades due to a scarcity of raw materials. Because seawater and sea sand are plentiful marine...
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 - 17 Nov 2021
A research paper published online in October 2021 in Scientific Reports has considered current research into ancient masonry and studied blue brick in a modern building in Kaifeng, China. The results...
Article - 19 May 2020
Modern building ceramics are often treated to achieve a range of special properties and to improve their overall quality.