Article - 23 Aug 2022
A new generation of recycled, environmentally friendly building materials is now coming to the fore in response to the challenge of a growing population and increasing climate concerns, including...
Article - 24 Oct 2022
A research team in Switzerland recently constructed a geodesic dome made out of demolition waste to show how construction could become more sustainable by applying circular economy principles to waste...
Article - 21 May 2019
Despite our efforts to seek more viable planets to live in via space exploration, there is no escaping the reality that for most of us right now, Earth is the only home that we have.
Article - 13 Jun 2022
At present, ceramic waste use is limited in the construction industry due to a lack of understanding. In fact, ceramic waste matches or can improve the performance of other common aggregates used for...
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 - 28 Jan 2022
The construction industry is experiencing poor profit margins and falling orders, and there is a dire need to improve its productivity. Research in the journal Buildings takes a look at modular...
Article - 26 Sep 2023
In line with achieving net zero emissions by 2050 and limiting global warming to 1.5oC above pre-industrial levels, the UN has announced a new plan to decarbonize the construction sector,...
Article - 12 Feb 2020
The evaluation of the physical and mechanical properties of materials is known as physical properties testing.
Article - 8 Feb 2019
This article looks at how to control construction pollution.
Article - 13 Sep 2022
Construction is one of the leading industry emitters of carbon emissions. However, there are ways to reduce this footprint and offset the carbon cost of construction projects, which can lead to as...