Guy Keulemans, Associate lecturer at UNSW Sydney, explores the problem of steel reinforcement, known as rebar, concealed within concrete structures.
British Constructional Steelwork Association (BCSA) steelwork contractors are now able to demonstrate compliance with Level 2 Building Information Modelling (BIM) with the launch of the Steel Construction BIM Charter.
In architectural terms, the word “daylighting” refers to the use of natural light to provide occupants with the level of lighting that they need for basic activities.
Swedish researchers reckon transparent wood could offer significant benefits when it comes to glazing and solar panel production in future.
This article explores the defining characteristics of the Passivhaus standard for eco-friendly dwellings.
In the final part of our series we ask 'Where are people going to live in the years ahead?' and look at a range of different materials, innovative designs, and unique approaches to community that just might be part of a wider solution.
In the first of a two part series we ask 'Where are people going to live in the years ahead?' We look at alternatives to the traditional home. This time we explore a range of different materials.
An estimated 50 million litres of waste decorative paint is generated in the UK each year. A new industry-led project aims to create a circular economy for such paint, to stop it ending up in landfill.
Today marks a new chapter in the life of theNBS.com as we launch a new site that puts the foundations in place for us to provide you with a better service.
Get your bearings as we show you around the new theNBS.com site.
We explore the practical realities of the modern smart city and how a range of technological innovations can help improve quality of life.
Secure your tickets for a new free conference and exhibition next month - Scotland Build - showcasing the best of Scottish construction and a wide range of potential opportunities north of the border.