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January 14, 2020
Earthquake

Which Building will Survive an Earthquake? Low Rise or High Rise

Which Building will Survive an Earthquake? Low Rise or High Rise There have been so many questions on low rise and high-rise buildings, as to which is more likely to fail in the event of an […]
January 13, 2020
Insulated Concrete Forms

What are Insulated Concrete Forms?

What are Insulated Concrete Forms? Insulated concrete forms or ICFs are lasting forms of concrete created by pouring concrete between two layers of insulation. Currently, the use of insulated concrete forms for residential and commercial […]
January 12, 2020
construction management

A New Era of Construction Management

A New Era of Construction Management The Construction industry is experiencing consistent pressure to change profoundly its conventional method to oversee construction projects, as the market needs a construction system that can deliver projects with […]
January 12, 2020
Beams

What are Beams and Columns in Structural Engineering?

What are Beams and Columns in Structural Engineering? The System of Columns and Beams have been used in so many ancient civilizations such as Ancient Egypt (3100BC) and the Roman Empire (30 BC) Ancient Greece and […]
January 11, 2020
Building Information Modeling

Building Information Modeling (BIM) – The Future of Construction

Building Information Modeling (BIM) – The Future of Construction With the emergence of Building Information Modeling, it is hard to remember an era where CAD 3D was the holy grail of construction design and planning. […]
January 11, 2020
Sustainable Construction

Understanding Sustainable Construction

Understanding Sustainable Construction The global need for sustainable construction increases as a result of the increase in environmental conditions and greenhouse emissions. However, sustainable construction is not only about designing an environmentally friendly building; it […]
January 11, 2020
Light Gauge Steel or Lumber

Light Gauge Steel or Lumber – Which is the Better Framing Option in Residential Construction?

Light Gauge Steel or Lumber – Which is the Better Framing Option in Residential Construction? If you intentionally clicked on this post, chances are, you are researching on framing options for your building. Conventional framing […]
January 8, 2020
structural design

6 Basic Procedure of Structural Design

6 Basic Procedure of Structural Design For a structural Engineer, the main purpose of structural design and analysis is to design safe structures, capable of withstanding all possible loads (applied and lateral loads) throughout its […]
January 6, 2020
Steel Structure

Possible types of failures in a Steel Structure

Possible types of failures in a Steel Structure For a structural engineer, designing a structure entails, ensuring that the structure resists all possible forces. Some of the forces a structure needs to resist include: The […]
January 2, 2020
passive house

What Is a “Passive House” and Why Should you Care?

What Is a “Passive House” and Why Should you Care? You may be losing a lot of money if you don’t understand what passive house design means. We tend to use the words passive house […]
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