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Guide to Build a 100 Year House!

Guide to Build a 100 Year House!

Brief  As climate change continues to wreak havoc, more and more homebuyers are asking the right questions of their builders: Is this home capable of withstanding high winds and rain? Will it keep my family safe and healthy? How will it conserve energy and contribute...

Main Challenges to Concrete Recycling in Practice

Author(s) Abdulmalek K. Badraddin, Rahimi A. Rahman, Saud Almutairi and Muneera Esa   Abstract While concrete recycling is crucial to protecting the environment, its implementation in practice is low in many countries. This study aims to highlight challenges to...

PODCAST – A New Field-collaborative Planning Space  As Touchplan!

PODCAST – A New Field-collaborative Planning Space As Touchplan!

Episode Info The Construction Tech is back this week with Noah Baker joining Spencer to talk about Touchplan! Noah is the Senior Solutions Engineer for Touchplan which is a field-collaborative planning space that aims to make the planning and management of...

The World’s Biggest Observation Wheel Built in Dubai

The World’s Biggest Observation Wheel Built in Dubai

When the London Eye opened in 2000 it was intended to be a temporary attraction - but it proved so popular that it became a permanent fixture of the skyline, making towering observation wheels the new must-have landmark of the new millennium. Since then, more than 18...

Ground-penetrating Radar Simplifies Dam Inspections

Ground-penetrating Radar Simplifies Dam Inspections

Brief  Ground-penetrating radar could be used as a non-destructive testing method to determine whether concrete dams need repairs or replacement, writes Peter Masters of Geophysical Survey Systems. In this article, Masters details the basics of the technology and...

Why Courage is the Key to Managing Risk

Why Courage is the Key to Managing Risk

Brief In the wake of the pandemic, boards and company leaders will need the courage to expand their thinking, make mistakes, and choose progress over perfection, write Michelle Daisley and Lucy Nottingham. "You can broaden your awareness of risk, but channel that...

House Insulation By Mushrooms!

House Insulation By Mushrooms!

Brief  Biohm grows mushrooms in sawdust and agriculture waste, and then uses mycelium, the thread-like roots that connect the fungus, to make clean, effective insulation panel.   Insight Every time a building is built or demolished, dumpsters full of construction...

Where is The North America’s Hybrid Mass Timber Tower?

Where is The North America’s Hybrid Mass Timber Tower?

Brief  Kohn Pedersen Fox Associates is known for creating many of the world's tallest and most impressive skyscrapers. Its latest project sees it swap steel and concrete supertalls for a modestly proportioned hybrid timber tower.   Insight Kohn Pedersen Fox...

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