News - 22 Sep 2005
Cheryl Burt had the choice of buying a carbon monoxide (CO) alarm or the toy truck her son Zachary had wanted for his birthday. Nearly 10 years later, she still has the truck, but she lost her son --...
News - 9 May 2005
The RIBA presented 17 new Honorary Fellowships on the 21 April 2005. The Fellowships are awarded to men and women from a wide range of backgrounds, including construction, landscape architecture,...
News - 3 May 2005
The Scottish construction and demolition industries produce waste at expensive and unsustainable levels that impact directly on bottom-line profits.
Achieving best practice in minimising...
News - 29 Apr 2005
Several London-based developers, planners, housing associations and designers recently gave the thumbs up to a new Toolkit that aims to help them embrace energy efficiency and renewable energy...
News - 18 Apr 2005
There's no doubt about it - real wood flooring is the only flooring option available that can be renewed time and
When other flooring options start looking tired and worn, they...
News - 13 Apr 2005
At a press briefing in New York City on April 5, the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) presented its analysis of how the World Trade Center (WTC) towers collapsed after two...
News - 13 Apr 2005
US housing starts jumped 11% in December from the prior month and, according to US Department of Commerce statistics, home starts are rising at levels not seen in 25 years. But are these new homes...
News - 7 Apr 2005
A University of Colorado at Boulder professor and his colleagues have taken a page from the writings of an ancient Roman architect and built an underwater concrete pier in the manner of those set in...
News - 31 Mar 2005
A landmark study released Wednesday reveals that approximately 60 percent of the ecosystem services that support life on Earth – such as fresh water, capture fisheries, air and water regulation,...
News - 29 Mar 2005
You’ve never seen anything like it! Zircon’s ProScanner™ OneStep™ doesn’t look or work anything like your old stud finder.
With a futuristic new design and...