Article - 18 Sep 2023
This article will discuss some of the aspects that determine building survivability during wildfires and how buildings and communities can be made more fire-resistant.
Article - 14 Aug 2023
The way in which green spaces are incorporated into cities and urban spaces requires careful planning to make the best of the space without impeding development, and is unique to the issues and...
Article - 19 Jun 2023
This article discusses the risk of tsunamis to buildings in coastal regions and the strategies that can be implemented for tsunami-resistant building construction.
Article - 9 Jun 2023
The foundation is the base of a bridge and a significant structural piece that plays a crucial role in maintaining the structural stability of the entire bridge. This article discusses the major types...
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...
Article - 22 Mar 2023
Today, we may be familiar with flax as a cooking ingredient in the form of flaxseed and oil, but it has much more to offer. Scientists are now exploring how flax can be used as a building material,...
Article - 22 Feb 2023
Scientists at the University of Manchester, UK, recently demonstrated how a novel concrete material using Martian soil and the blood of human astronauts as ingredients could pave the way for future...
Article - 19 Dec 2022
The majority of concrete floors are flat slabs of material that are either pre-cast or poured on-site. This article discusses the advantages and disadvantages of installing concrete flooring.
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 - 27 Sep 2022
Sustainable construction approaches are gaining increasing interest in the building sector, with many innovative active and passive methods based on novel materials and technologies explored in recent...