News - 29 Mar 2019
Researchers at the University of Technology Sydney (UTS) have found an innovative and inexpensive solution to protect buildings against fault rupture.
Increasing demands for land use and population...
News - 8 Mar 2019
A collaborative project between the University of Bath, University of Brighton, UniLaSalle in Rouen (France) and five other academic and non-academic partners, and financed under the Interreg VA...
News - 28 Jan 2019
A new technique has been developed by EPFL researchers for assessing building safety following an earthquake, thus helping residents to move back to their houses more quickly.
A major challenge...
News - 23 Jan 2019
How would it be possible to recycle the world’s stockpiles of treated sewage sludge and improve sustainability in the construction industry, simultaneously? The solution is to transform those...
News - 11 Dec 2018
The paved road network in the Russian Federation is increasing seven times less per million people when compared to the developed countries of the USA and Europe.
On Russian roads, the average...
News - 27 Jul 2018
The paved road network in the Russian Federation is growing 7 times less per million people when compared to the developed countries in the USA and Europe. In fact, compared to the developed...
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 - 16 Apr 2018
A novel, environmental-friendly technique that strengthens building structures has been developed by researchers from the National University of Singapore (NUS). The innovative method combines...
News - 12 Apr 2018
There is a new technology emerging from the University of Queensland, Australia, that can potentially transform toxic red mud (bauxite residues) into usable soil. This approach aims to tackle the...
News - 23 Oct 2017
The advantages of cool roofs in terms of saving energy and climate change have already been confirmed: light-colored roofs reflect the sunlight instead of absorbing, thereby keeping buildings, cities,...