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Category: Building Technology Guide

Building technology and construction guide provides information on building and construction materials for different types of construction works.

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Outdoor Furniture: Why Quality Matters

Outdoor Furniture: Why Quality Matters

In this time of global crisis, having a garden or a yard in your home is invaluable. Very few households get to enjoy fresh air and sunlight without risking contact with strangers. With that said, furnishing your outdoor space ...

What is Parametric Modeling?

What is Parametric Modeling?

Parametric modeling (or parametric design) is the creation of a digital model based on a series of computer-generated rules or algorithms, known as parameters. This process is a quantum leap in the world of architecture as it can help ...

How to Construct In-situ Walls with Soil-Cement?

How to Construct In-situ Walls with Soil-Cement?

Soil-cement is a highly-compacted mixture produced by mixing cement with soils. Generally, in-situ walls constructed with soil-cement are used for excavation support, groundwater control, and construction of single-story buildings. The in-situ construction with soil-cement shall be limited to single-story ...

How to Install Marble Wall Cladding?

How to Install Marble Wall Cladding?

Marble wall cladding adds value to the aesthetic appeal and stylistic qualities of any space or setting, both externally and internally. It is generally preferred for kitchens, corridors, and staircases. The installation of marble cladding is a challenging work ...

Stainless Steel as Reinforcement Material

Stainless Steel as Reinforcement Material

The selection of stainless steel as a reinforcement material for large-scale projects may sound like a costly option. But its exclusive properties and characteristics imparted to the structure make up for its cost in several ways. Stainless steel reinforcement ...

What is Point Cloud Technology in Construction?

What is Point Cloud Technology in Construction?

Point cloud can be defined as a collection of data points in space produced by 3D scanners or by photogrammetry software. The laser scanner captures an accurate as-built of an object or area, which can be used to create ...

Mjøstårnet: The Tallest Timber Building in the World

Mjøstårnet: The Tallest Timber Building in the World

Mjøstårnet (pronounced:/mæo-stâr-nɛt/) is the tallest timber building in the world. It is a big step towards the adoption of green construction as it portrays timber as an exceptional replacement for bricks and cement. Mjøstårnet is 84.5 m tall and ...

9 Important Concrete Reinforcing Accessories

9 Important Concrete Reinforcing Accessories

Reinforced concrete is a widely used composite material made up of concrete and steel. In addition to steel, a few other concrete reinforcing products and accessories are added to the mix, so that it acts as a monolithic unit ...