Article - 26 Mar 2003
Aluminum is a product with unique properties, making it a natural partner for the building industry.
Article - 29 Oct 2012
Glass blocks are a modern and attractive feature used to enhance the appearance of rooms in buildings. Glass blocks are generally used instead of windows and are also useful in building shower...
Article - 18 Apr 2007
The multi-award winning 'C' house on Victoria's southern coastline has earned its name because it looks exactly like a slightly flattened alphabetical letter C in lower case, when viewed from its...
Article - 17 Mar 2003
Aluminum extrusions are used widely within the building industry.
Article - 18 May 2007
There are common building elements used in different types of buildings, including framing and flooring.
Article - 10 Oct 2003
A 64-bedroom, four storey Hall of Residence using a total of 80 modules, was the prototype for the TMT modular building system developed by Ove Arup & Partners.
Units were capable of being stacked up...
Article - 31 Mar 2003
Zinc has many uses, many of which revolve around protective coatings for steel deposited by hot dip galvanising. These materials are used in the automotive and construction industries. While the...
Article - 8 Aug 2003
The claim from Cromweld Steels is simple – the use of an economical stainless steel and polystyrene pre-fabricated building system for commercial, residential and industrial buildings results in...
Article - 4 Sep 2019
Smart buildings are being developed which take advantage of technology and sensors play a fundamental role in this.
Article - 27 Aug 2019
Alloys are a fusion of metals and non-metallic elements. There are several common combinations of alloys; notably, silver and white copper create sterling silver.