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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.

Sustainable Building Planning and Design

We have come to a stage where everyone is talking about sustainable building and green building. The hot topic of recent is Climate change. All the countries around the world now know ...

Green Buildings

By the year 2050 it is estimated that residential, commercial and institutional buildings will consume 38% of global energy and release 3800 mega tones of carbon in the atmosphere. Climate change by itself can also precipitate ...

Properties of Construction Materials

Several materials are required for construction. The materials used in the construction of Engineering Structures such as buildings, bridges and roads are called Engineering Materials or Building Materials. They include Bricks, Timber, Cement, Steel and Plastics. The materials used in ...

Seismic Design of Multi-Storied RCC Buildings

Reinforced concrete multi-storied buildings are very complex to model as structural systems for analysis. Usually, they are modeled as two-dimensional or three-dimensional frame systems using finite beam elements. For evaluating stiffness matrix of beam elements, the properties required are ...

Shoring and Underpinning in Building Construction

Shoring, underpinning and scaffolding are used in building construction to support and strengthen the structure. Definition of these with types of shoring is discussed in this article. What is shoring? Shoring is a general term used in construction to describe ...


Materials Used in Rolling Shutter: Rolling shutters are a type of door normally used for godowns and shops. The specification of rolling shutter shall be as per the requirement of the client. Here I am trying to ...