News - 11 Jan 2019
Researchers at the University of Southern California (USC) see a lack of communication when it comes to buildings and their occupants. However, if there is improved dialogue between the two, smart...
News - 2 Nov 2018
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A ban on flammable cladding similar to the material used in Grenfell Tower is not enough, says the Fire Brigades Union.
On 14 June 2017, a malfunctioning...
News - 30 Jul 2018
On July 20th, The Weitz Company accomplished a major step by delivering 211 new apartments in downtown Denver when it topped out SOVA, a 12-story multi-unit residential project for developer McWHINNEY...
News - 27 Jul 2018
Kokoon is a smart, modular building system developed for temporary accommodation in urban conditions. The modules are easy to transport and stack in different configurations to suit varying...
News - 27 Jun 2018
Massive tons of plastic and paper do not have a clear path to reuse anymore and are being transported to landfills as China is closing its doors to U.S. recyclables. By purchasing the manufacturing...
News - 7 Jun 2018
In the United States, every winter, nearly 20 billion dollars worth of energy escapes out of the windows - specifically, double-paned insulating windows installed on most of the buildings. At present,...
News - 24 Apr 2018
A building technique as old as dirt is being re-tested as a ‘new’ and feasible modern construction material.
Compressed soil, also called rammed earth, is a construction technique...
News - 11 Apr 2018
Houses are meant to be a shelter from the outside world. But how true is this old adage ‘Home sweet home’ when it comes to the health of homes in Europe?
These days most of...
News - 26 Feb 2018
At ReCon’s Annual Producer’s Appreciation Event in Denver on February 22, Superior Concrete Products, a producer and licensee of ReCon Retaining Wall Systems received top honors. A...
News - 20 Feb 2018
Researchers at Kaunas University of Technology (KTU, Lithuania) have developed unique receipt for ultra-high performance concrete. This material, produced from local and recycled resources, has the...