Nugget Tiny House Doubles up Interior Space

Nugget Tiny House Doubles up Interior Space

Brief  Build Tiny’s new model, named the Nugget, squeezes two storage-integrated staircases into its compact interior. Its space-saving layout also includes a bedroom and a home office, plus lots of storage space throughout the home.   Insight Build Tiny...
Researchers Study Cashew Waste as SCM

Researchers Study Cashew Waste as SCM

Brief  Researchers in the US and Nigeria are studying the rheology of concrete to improve experimental mix design properties. To that end, the researchers have found ways to add the shells of cashews as a supplementary cementitious material without compromising...
World’s First Unreinforced 3D-printed Bridge in Venice, Italy

World’s First Unreinforced 3D-printed Bridge in Venice, Italy

Brief  The structure is held together with compression, needing no steel reinforcement or mortar.A first-of-its-kind 3D-printed concrete bridge has been unveiled in Venice, Italy. The bridge is a demonstration of a new 3D printing method resulting in a structure...
Piwakawaka is a Tiny House with a Compact Layout

Piwakawaka is a Tiny House with a Compact Layout

Brief Build Tiny has designed a tiny house with a compact layout that’s all on one level. Named the Piwakawaka, it features a well-stocked kitchen, and a bedroom and living room that open up to the outside with double glass doors. Read more.   Insight Back...
Pre-mixed Bagged Concrete Used for Bridge in Forest

Pre-mixed Bagged Concrete Used for Bridge in Forest

Brief TAG Contracting used pre-mixed bagged concrete to maintain batch-to-batch consistency for a challenging concrete bridge project in a remote forest in North Carolina. “Trying to eyeball sand, stone, and cement is not consistent, especially considering the...
Modular Method Saves Time on Hong Kong Project

Modular Method Saves Time on Hong Kong Project

Brief  Modular integrated construction, in which complete units are fabricated off-site, has been used in a pioneering high-rise in Hong Kong. The method let Hip Hing Engineering knock six months off the construction timeline for the InnoCell tower in the Hong Kong...