Article - 13 Jan 2023
The world’s environment is in crisis. Symptoms of this crisis include rising sea levels and more catastrophic flood events, especially in urban areas. But the human population is still growing, and...
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 - 11 Oct 2022
Concrete is a composite material consisting of cement, fine aggregate, and coarse aggregates. Unfortunately, cement ingredients are costly and negatively impact the environment due to hazardous carbon...
Article - 26 Sep 2022
AZoBuild spoke with Conor Worth, an associate at WilkinsonEyre, about the phenomenal One Barangaroo building that has emerged on Sydney's waterfront. Conor discusses the design of the building and its...
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 - 18 Aug 2022
Building new structures from low-carbon and renewable resources is gaining significant attention both within the construction industry and wider society. This article will look at constructing new...
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...