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  • Article - 2 Apr 2003
    The masonry arch has declined rapidly as a form of construction in recent decades. This is in part due to perceived cost of initial construction, but also in part because of the lack of education in...
  • News - 22 Mar 2007
    Using off site manufacture can help the construction industry reduce waste according to a report published by WRAP (Waste & Resources Action Programme). WRAP commissioned AMA Research to...
  • News - 8 Jun 2005
    While giving the keynote address on the opening day of OFFSITE2005 at BRE, the Deputy Prime Minister, John Prescott, highlighted the important contribution that modern methods of construction (MMC)...
  • Article - 9 Jul 2004
    An introduction to the techniques and methods of off-site construction is given, and their integration into modern construction processes is discussed. Topic.
  • Article - 23 Sep 2003
    This symposium paper (1.5 Mb PDF) briefly considers the history of masonry in civil engineering looking at traditional retaining solutions, and present day construction methods with regard to...
  • Article - 23 Sep 2003
    The purpose of this symposium paper (795 Kb PDF) is to encourage the design and construction of new structural masonry building structures which will be assets for many years to come. Article.
  • 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 - 12 Jul 2007
    The use of wood in the construction industry is currently experiencing a renaissance. New joining methods and construction principles, not to mention the discovery of the classic material for modern...
  • News - 22 Nov 2006
    Hart Construction of Colchester has been appointed a Recommended Contractor for H+H Celcon's Rå House, joining the fast-growing team of specialist contractors across the UK offering this new concept...
  • News - 20 Sep 2006
    In its search to adopt eco friendly construction products, the construction industry could be well placed to look backwards in time rather than forwards, according to experts from CERAM Building...