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 - 29 Apr 2022
Glass is a non-crystalline amorphous solid that is often transparent; it has wide applications in construction. This article examines some of the different types of glass used for construction.
Article - 10 Feb 2022
AZoBuild spoke to Lacol Architecture Cooperative about their La Borda Cooperative Housing project in Barcelona, Spain. This project has been shortlisted for the 2022 EU Prize for Contemporary...
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 - 9 Dec 2021
Concrete bond testing will allow designers to determine accurately the lifespan of a specific structure according to its specific needs or requirements.
Article - 8 Dec 2021
The construction industry is responsible for 11% of all global carbon emissions, and 40% of all greenhouse gas emissions can be attributed to the built environment as a whole. More sustainable...
Article - 10 Nov 2021
Geotextiles are permeable synthetic textiles. They are generally produced from polypropylene polymers or polyester, and are primarily used in dams to increase soil stability while improving erosion...
Article - 20 Oct 2021
An international team of materials scientists from universities in Italy and Spain recently developed new concrete materials with ultra-resistant properties and self-repairing or self-healing...
Article - 4 Oct 2021
According to reports, the entire UK construction industry is having to navigate shortages of steel, timber, paints, adhesives, and other essential building materials, from architects at the planning...
Article - 14 Dec 2016
SAFRAIL™ fiberglass ladders and ladder cages from Strongwell are a common sight in many industries, and are mounted on the sides of tanks and buildings.