The ends of the wall panels have cavities to accept both roof and floor outwardly projecting interlocking posts for interlocking cooperative engagement which serve to Yet a further objective is to provide a modular panel system enclosure in which sides, roof, and floor are integrally interlocked without I beam connectors.
Nov , , VUC preferably further comprises a watertight floor deck , welded at its peripheral edge to flange of lower side and end rails , (as best shown in FIGS and ) The weld between roof panel and flange , and the weld between floor deck and flange , may either be continuous
Jun , The AIA chose nine small scale projects by US architects for the th edition of the annual awards, which recognises the best from the past year Recipients are divided into two groups category one encompasses small builds, objects, works of environmental art or architectural designs up to ,
Nov , The new CEO is optimistic about scaling up, reducing cost, and thin film manufacturing in the U.S.despite two high profile executive defections.
Jun , Corrugated concrete and polycarbonate panels have been used to create a textured and translucent facade for this youth centre in London by RCKa Architects The polycarbonate panels also extend above the roof, creating a parapet around the top of the building, and some panels have been left blank
Oct , Floatwing is designed as a buoyant modular structure taking a step forward from other prefabricated properties on the market, like the MIMA House and Philippe Starck s PATH series Floor to ceiling glazing surrounds the whole home, and slides back to provide access to the surrounding deck There is
Mar , The quaintly named Newcastle Upon Tyne took highest honors in a sustainability audit, which named it the greenest city in Britain and the town The idea is simple A modular cycle path system, set to be up and running in , would consist of concrete panels topped with glass between the
Apr , This historic lodging house in Leeds, UK was at one time used to house seasonal workers, but it has undergone a miraculous transformation into a super green residential complex, complete with a wind turbine, solar hot water panels, water recycling, and an innovative program that allows residents to
Aug , This Spanish compost bin is the first of its kind that is completely modular in all directions, can be segmented, is totally expandable and can also serve as urban vegetable garden or Each panel at the bottom can be opened like a door by sliding one of the bars up, in order to extract the mature compost.
Oct , With houses, until about hundred years ago, this meant fixing the roof and painting then we added plumbing and wiring and insulation and other technologies Ceiling panels can be removed floors are built with a raised system that makes adding and changing things easy wiring is behind removable
Aug , SolarPod s Grid Tied solar array is an integrated and modular plug and play solar power system that includes a prefabricated frame made from corrosion resistant steel that holds the solar panels Because the frame floats above the existing roof, it s also easy to adjust the angle of the solar array to capture
Jun , The gigantic solar farms just launched in France are part of a much wider push for large scale solar and renewables going on in Europe right now In fact, the same company responsible for these farms has today unveiled a huge MW solar tunnel that will protect trains from falling trees (reducing the need
Oct , The roof panels of the IKEA housing units are pretty much the same rugged plastic used in Porta Potty construction, placed atop a steel pole frame The house siding is a new polymer called Rhulite that lets in light during the day but doesn t show shadows when lit from within at night The single solar panel
Mar , They then mix it with liquid resin and pour it like concrete into panels, which they call Thermo Poly Rock (TPR) He tells UK Investment There are some concerns among commenters on sites like Building about fire safety the panels appear to be plastic scrap in in a thermoset resin, poured into a ring
The product is marketed through supply agreements as LP FlameBlock Fire Rated OSB Sheathing into Residential Roof Deck, Wall Assembly, Wildland Urban Interface Zones and Structurally Insulated Panel (SIP) market, and Blazeguard FR Deck Panel into the commercial modular market Its Pyrotite is used in all types of
Aug , A new technology from the University of Exeter would go beyond just the roof and allow energy generating modules to make up the walls of the buildings too These glass building blocks called Solar Squared can be integrated into building walls in new construction or as part of renovations in existing
Sep , Rogers Stirk Harbour Partners modular Y Cube scheme for the YMCA was designed to be easily assembled and transported, so blocks can be Wide timber decks provide outdoor space around the perimeter of a grassy courtyard in the centre of the Mitcham site Why that ridiculous pitched roof Also
Dec , In order to allow the existing structure to be viewed internally but still conform to modern standards of thermal performance, the roof is a warm roof construction, explained the architects, meaning that all of the insulation is located on the exterior of the roof above a new timber deck Church Hill Barn by