News - 8 May 2019
Cement is used to build some of the world’s largest structures; however, it appears that it actually has something in common with a sponge.
Cement is a highly porous material and it tends...
News - 29 Mar 2019
Researchers at the University of Technology Sydney (UTS) have found an innovative and inexpensive solution to protect buildings against fault rupture.
Increasing demands for land use and population...
News - 3 Jul 2017
Smart windows available with controllable glazing are capable of augmenting heating, cooling and lighting systems by changing their tint, thus saving up to 40% in an average building's energy...
News - 8 Dec 2016
Bringing order to disorder is key to making stronger and greener cement, the paste that binds concrete.
Scientists at Rice University have decoded the kinetic properties of cement and developed...
News - 30 Nov 2016
Jorge Cueto was running a successful consulting and construction company in Bogota, Colombia, and teaching civil engineering in a university five years ago, but he felt the need to do more. He wanted...
News - 20 Sep 2016
In March 1995 nearly a dozen people were killed and thousands injured when a deadly nerve agent sarin was released into the Tokyo subway system by a Japanese cult. This is a cause for concern -...
News - 6 Apr 2016
Vertical construction is underway at Velero on the shore of the New River in the historic Sailboat Bend neighborhood in downtown Fort Lauderdale, Fla. 170 yards of concrete was poured today at the...
News - 1 Dec 2015
Using an old 19th century apartment block in Oslo as a case study, researchers are looking for conservation measures for heritage buildings.
How can we make them watertight, insulated and...
News - 13 Oct 2015
3.0 University Place announces a partnership with SageGlass Saint-Gobain to build a 190,000 square foot, Class A commercial office building at 41st and Market Streets in the University City section of...
News - 30 Sep 2015
Prudential Financial, Inc., officially opened its new office tower at a ribbon cutting attended by John Strangfeld, chairman and CEO of Prudential, Cory Booker, U.S. Senator from N.J., Ras Baraka,...