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  • Article - 28 Oct 2022
    Transparent wood has been gaining traction recently as an advanced functional material that could replace glass and plastic in consumer applications. According to a recent life cycle assessment study,...
  • Article - 28 Sep 2022
    Fluid viscous dampers were first developed in the 1960s by NASA engineers, but have since found numerous civil engineering applications around the world. Viscous dampers can help protect structures...
  • Article - 13 Sep 2022
    Construction is one of the leading industry emitters of carbon emissions. However, there are ways to reduce this footprint and offset the carbon cost of construction projects, which can lead to as...
  • Article - 30 Aug 2022
    The primary application of biochar, a highly porous substance made from plant debris, is to improve soil. However, more recent breakthroughs have paved the way for its use as cladding material.
  • Article - 23 Aug 2022
    A new generation of recycled, environmentally friendly building materials is now coming to the fore in response to the challenge of a growing population and increasing climate concerns, including...
  • Article - 12 May 2022
    A new generation of researchers is now focused on experimentally verifying rubberized concrete’s properties to enable the more widespread use of a potentially greener construction material.
  • Article - 15 Mar 2022
    As an engineering building material, polymers have become increasingly essential. The applications and properties of polymers are broad due to the ease of fabrication and the ability to produce...
  • Article - 3 Dec 2021
    The concept of sustainable construction can be simply defined as the ability to construct an affordable, healthy and comfortable building structure. The materials, processes, and maintenance during...
  • Article - 15 Oct 2021
    The Polish designer and architect Oskar Zieta, together with Philipp Dohmen, created an engineering technique enabling the fabrication of lighter and less expensive steel products without compromising...
  • Article - 7 Oct 2021
    Cool roofs and cooling islands provide cost-effective and simple solutions that may be fundamental to tackling urban heat islands.