structural engineering

Energy Efficient Building Materials

Construction is an ongoing affair that will always be needed, which is why more sustainable and energy-efficient materials will need…

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Making Existing Structures More Sustainable

There are various sustainable options available when renovating an already existing building. We explore the importance of good insulation and…

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Sustainable Building Materials and Design: Is it the Future?

With the ever-growing global population and increasing environmental risk, issues of sustainability are something that the construction industry must consider.…

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Are Drones and 3D Printing Changing the Construction Industry?

Like with so many industries, innovation is an important aspect of the construction industry. As new technology is developed, we…

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What Are Beams and Columns in Structural Engineering?

Structural engineers must consider many things when endeavouring to make structural designs a reality. One of the most important considerations…

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A Brief History of Building Materials

Whether your project is on a large or small scale, the materials you use are going to be instrumental to…

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A Timeline of the Tallest Buildings in the World

In recent years, and certainly since the industrial revolution, the prestigious accolade for The World’s Tallest Building has provoked stiff…

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The Importance of Foundations

Foundations are the first part of any construction. They are incredibly important to the durability of a building, and if…

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What Are Load Bearing Walls?

The role of a load-bearing wall is to provide strength and support to the overall structure of a building. Ultimately,…

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How Do We Make Buildings Survive Earthquakes?

Earthquakes are a devastating natural disaster and can vary in size, with some causing more destruction than others. Earthquakes can…

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