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Damp proofing of Slabs on Ground

The slabs-on-ground does not require high protection against water penetration and moisture in arid regions that does not have soils or have any sort of drainage problems. This precaution is not necessary if the area does not have irrigation activities going ...

Deep Well Systems For Dewatering of Excavations

Deep well systems are dewatering methods used to remove the water from pervious sand or rocks formations beneath the excavations. This method can also be employed to remove the artesian pressure of the ground area under consideration. The method of deep ...

Health Issues with Building Materials During and After Construction

Building materials used in construction of building structures can welcome health issues subsequently for occupants or to workmen involved in building services, maintenances, demolition and refurbishment. Even if the most green and benign materials are employed for the construction, the building ...

Understanding the lines Used in Architectural Drawings

The structure that is planned to be built is described by using lines, symbols and notes in architectural drawings. This method is a universal language of describing a structure to be built and are called as Drafting. Lines can be ...

Fire and Safety Features of High-Rise Buildings and Structures

Fire and other safety features of high rise buildings and structures is essential. Types and concerns related to these features is discussed. The high-rise building construction concept when compared with other buildings, possess certain features and characteristics that makes them unique ...

Different Types of Industrial Timber – Uses and Properties

What is Industrial Timber? Industrial timber is nothing but timber product manufactured scientifically in factories. Because of its scientific nature, it is stronger and durable than ordinary timber materials. It also contains desired shape and size.  ...