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The use of Nano Technology in Civil Engineering Construction

Applications of Nanotechnology In Construction. Nano-Particles used with building materials are currently used for producing durable, anti-bacterial, purified air compound paint and green building materials. However, some applications of nanotechnology in construction still remain as an idea such as for construction of high-rise buildings, intelligent infrastructure systems, long-span systems etc. Lu et al. (1992) produced […]

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Concrete blocks layout adds personality to Singapore residential complex

The varying heights of 31 concrete blocks making up The Interlace, a residential complex in Singapore, aims to lend a sense of community and uniqueness to the project amid the city’s standards for economy of scale Stack the Decks: Architect Ole Scheeren hypothesized that dense urban residential living didn’t have to occur in an isolating […]

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C3-3rd International Construction Chemicals Conference

Effective use of Construction Chemicals for Enduring Structures. Experts from global construction chemicals industry to address International Construction Chemicals Conference Pleased to draw your attention to the 3rd edition of the International Construction Chemicals Conference ‘Effective use of Construction Chemicals for Enduring Structures’ being held on March 21-22, 2014 at Chennai Trade Center, Chennai. The […]

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International Conference on Sustainable Civil Infrastructure (ICSCI 2014)

Dear Colleagues and Friends! Greetings from ASCE India Section! It is a great pleasure for us to inform you that an International Conference on Sustainable Civil Infrastructure (ICSCI 2014) is being organized by American Society of Civil Engineers and Indian Institute of Technology Hyderabad on 17-18, October 2014 at Hyderabad. On behalf of the organizing committee, we would like to invite you […]

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Building Energy Efficient Buildings

Sustainable Architecture To promote sustainable architecture, India is collaborating with Switzerland to utilise Swiss expertise for designing energy efficient buildings in the country. In this regard, Indian and Swiss governments have entered into a five-year Memorandum of Understandings on July 26,2013. The Indo-Swiss projects on Building Energy Efficiency Project (BEEP) brings together builders, developers and […]

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5 materials that can make roofs eco-friendly

Various roofing materials can make roofs environmentally friendly and energy-efficient, writes Cris Carl. For instance, metal and clay shingles are durable and recyclable, and reflective and green roofs can reduce heat and save energy. However, some experts suggest you take note of climate patterns that may affect the quality of sustainable roofing materials, and think […]

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Greenbuild Expo showcases sustainable products

More than 1,000 booths showcased sustainable products at the U.S. Green Building Council’s Greenbuild International Conference and Expo in San Francisco. Some of the most innovative products, according to Andrew Michler, were “FilterPave,” a 96% ground glass, porous paving material, and “Grasscrete,” a concrete-filled paperboard that looks like a “big egg carton.”

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