Article - 23 Nov 2023
This article will dive into the world of kinetic architecture, explaining what it is and what benefits it can bring and exploring some notable projects in this emerging architectural space.
Article - 13 Nov 2023
Concrete recycling, an integral part of sustainable construction, involves reprocessing concrete rubble from demolished structures into usable materials.
Article - 6 Nov 2023
Concrete and cement manufacture is a highly environmentally damaging process, being responsible for nearly a tenth of total global carbon emissions. It is resource intensive, using vast amounts of...
Article - 1 Nov 2023
Concrete is the most widely used construction material in the world due to its cost-effectiveness, abundance of raw materials, facile manufacturing, and adequate physical and mechanical properties.
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 - 11 Oct 2023
The demand for cement, one of the critical materials to satisfy the growing infrastructure and housing needs, is increasing at a significant rate around the world.
Article - 26 Sep 2023
In line with achieving net zero emissions by 2050 and limiting global warming to 1.5oC above pre-industrial levels, the UN has announced a new plan to decarbonize the construction sector,...
Article - 5 Sep 2023
Recently, there has been much conversation in the media about reinforced autoclaved aerated concrete (RAAC) due to its potential for failure over time. This article will provide an overview of this...
Article - 28 Aug 2023
In this interview, Murielle Goubard, the Global Sector Manager for Building Materials at Malvern Panalytical, talks to AzoBuild about sustainable challenges in the cement industry.
Article - 14 Aug 2023
Mass timber has emerged as a compelling alternative to traditional, carbon-intensive construction materials in recent years. This article will discuss the rise of mass timber and its benefits for the...