Article - 16 Oct 2023
Skyscrapers have become the defining features of modern cities that push beyond the limits of engineering and architectural design. Structural engineering plays a critical role in ensuring the safety...
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 - 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 - 24 Oct 2022
A research team in Switzerland recently constructed a geodesic dome made out of demolition waste to show how construction could become more sustainable by applying circular economy principles to waste...
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...
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 - 22 Jun 2022
Analysts have calculated that utilizing wood in 80% of new residential building projects in Europe alone would absorb 55 million tons of carbon dioxide (CO2). This would effectively halve the CO2...
Article - 15 Jun 2022
This study in the journal Buildings compares the suggested method to refined finite element model analysis and simplified model analysis and recommends a method for the rapid prediction of seismic...
Article - 19 May 2022
AZoBuild spoke with Kristian Ahlmark from Schmidt Hammer Lassen Architects about their ambitious new project Rocket&Tigerli, which will become the world’s tallest residential building with a wooden...
Article - 16 May 2022
Growing evidence for anthropogenic climate change has forced industries to work to reduce their greenhouse gas emissions. Several strategies have been explored in the construction industry of late,...