Article - 27 Aug 2019
Sustainable architecture addresses the negative impacts construction can have on the environment, not only while a building is being constructed.
Article - 8 Jul 2019
Hemp, a plant that is a strain of the Cannabis sativa plant species, can be used to create an environmentally friendly building material. What is Hempcrete?
Article - 18 May 2019
An earthquake moves the ground, both vertically and horizontally, beneath a building; typically as a sequence of shock waves radiated from an epicentre at brief intervals, like ripples emanating from...
Article - 25 Apr 2019
With automatic and remote controls currently available for temperature, lighting and access, modern buildings are smarter and more connected than ever before, thanks to the Internet of Things (IoT).
Article - 8 May 2013
During October 2012 the composites world celebrated a historic milestone in Dawlish, United Kingdom. The world’s first Grade II listed FRP bridge replaced the Grade II listed Dawlish footbridge in the...
Article - 18 Jan 2013
High commodity scrap prices for steel in 2011 had made a national retailer a theft target. The problem was the stealing of steel grating at the drainage systems in the large retail chain’s loading...
Article - 26 Dec 2012
Strongwell’s EXTREN structural shapes, SAFPLANK interlocking decking system, and SAFPLATE gritted plate was selected by PIPEX Structural Composites, a distributor and fabricator of Strongwell, to...
Article - 30 Nov 2008
In recent years, community, industry and regulatory attention has focused on reducing energy use in all its forms. New houses can achieve energy efficiency goals by good design and building in brick
Article - 14 Oct 2008
This article examines what happened to the buildings of the World Trade Center on the morning September 11 2001 and why the towers collapsed after being hit by jet aircraft
Article - 21 Jun 2007
Ancon Windposts are designed to span vertically between floors to provide lateral support for panels of brickwork.