The main characteristics of arches common to all is the presence at the support of Horizontal thrust induced there, because of unyielding supports prevent the curved beams from straightening under vertical loads. The horizontal thrust acts towards the arch. It produces compression stresses at all sections of the arch. DIFFERENT ARCH SHAPES: STRUCTURAL BRICK ARCHES(…)
Living rooms are the rooms in our house where people need to live. In most of the houses living rooms are decorated with utmost care and it is perhaps the most beautiful room in the house. Yet, it is the least used room by the family. Many people think that living rooms need to be kept picture perfect to entertain the guest. So they hardly use it.
Importance of Architectural Features The behaviour of a building during earthquakes depends critically on its overall shape, size and geometry, in addition to how the earthquake forces are carried to the ground. Hence, at the planning stage itself, architects and structural engineers must work together to ensure that the unfavourable features are avoided and a(…)
The underlying theme of the development will be to enhance Abu Dhabi’s natural wealth of water and beach frontage. The Development is a massive project and spreads over 5 square kilometres. The development includes construction of 11 precincts that will include hotels, marinas, parks, restaurants as well as leisure facilities. These precincts are known as(…)
UAE is not only advancing in common infrastructure but also specialized infrastructure which are energy efficient. It stands first in the category by taking the initiative to create a city concerned with energy management. Chicago-based Adrian Smith + Gordon Gill Architecture is designing Masdar Headquarters. Bob Forest, a partner at S+G is in Abu Dhabi(…)