News - 6 Sep 2005
When specifiers were selecting a sound attenuated drainage system for the prestigious Charles Cross Centre Apartments, in Plymouth, the Friaphon sound attenuated drainage system was their first...
News - 17 Aug 2005
Parents and caregivers need be aware of three potential hazards associated with windows: window falls, lead paint and window cords.
Every year, thousands of young children are killed or injured in...
News - 3 May 2005
INVISTA, the manufacturer of Antron® carpet fiber, today announced the launch of its new patented technology, Antron® with StainResist™, engineered specifically for white dyeable...
Article - 24 Dec 2021
Earth-sheltered homes are an architectural concept that works with nature to push the boundaries of housing design. This article will look at this concept, providing an overview of the design’s...
Article - 28 Oct 2016
In an effort to combat problems caused by cold, researchers are constantly investigating novel & innovative building materials.
News - 30 Oct 2015
Research by a UCLA geologist and colleagues could give builders and urban planners more detailed information about how susceptible areas are to landslides and earthquakes.
The study, by Seulgi...
News - 3 Feb 2014
Green roofs are being studied as a means to increase vegetation and preserve aesthetics in old Mediterranean cities. In order to preserve ancient cities' local character and biodiversity,...
News - 2 Nov 2010
Langan Engineering & Environmental Services, a privately held consulting firm with 500 employees in 14 offices around the world, has acquired Treadwell & Rollo, a premier geotechnical and...
News - 5 Oct 2010
Spanish and Scottish researchers have added wool fibres to the clay material used to make bricks and combined these with an alginate, a natural polymer extracted from seaweed. The result is bricks...
Article - 29 May 2023
The structural design of a bridge varies according to the specifications, but structural safety and stability, along with optimum cost, are of the utmost importance. All these factors result in...