News - 1 Dec 2023
A group of researchers from EPFL, ETH Zurich, and a Geneva-based architecture firm has created a novel form of non-reinforced concrete using stone offcuts.
Prototype walls made with clay, lime, and...
News - 10 Nov 2023
A significant breakthrough in developing a passive radiative cooling (PRC) material has been announced by researchers at City University of Hong Kong (CityU). The findings have just been...
News - 9 Nov 2023
Monitoring the structural health of the nation’s aging budlings and bridges is vital to keeping people safe and helping prevent tragedies such as the Surfside condominium collapse in...
News - 10 Oct 2023
Scientists at the University of Bristol have successfully used screws as connectors in bamboo without splitting the material.
Images Credit: Dominika Malkowska
The study, recently published in...
News - 19 Sep 2023
Multi-storey buildings are assembled over cautiously to withstand wind strengths, researchers have found.
This is because there are several difficulties in estimating damping – the method of...
News - 12 Jul 2023
One of the fundamental rules of construction has been turned on its head by an Aston University researcher.
Dr Haris Alexakis. Image Credit: Aston University
For centuries, a hanging chain was...
News - 20 Jun 2023
Volvo Group has signed an agreement to collaborate with Heidelberg Materials, one of the largest building materials companies in the world. The aim is to reduce carbon emissions in the construction...
News - 4 May 2023
Polymer specialist REHAU has announced the launch of a new stormwater management system in partnership with water services company Hydro International.
Image Credit: REHAU
Flood damage in the UK...
News - 7 Apr 2023
Grass America, a leading supplier of functional hardware for the cabinet industry, highlights its Dynapro product, the premier undermount slide for drawer applications. This synchronized, soft-close,...
News - 22 Mar 2023
Concrete is the most commonly used building material and dates back to the Roman Empire. However, engineers from the University of Pittsburgh are attempting to redesign it for the 21st...