Aug , In a second embodiment, channels for receiving electrical wiring and plumbing conduits are formed in the wall panels, and an air conditioning duct is formed In South Africa, for example, mountains of waste ore are available for processing into the wall blocks, corner blocks, and floor tiles of this invention.
Mar , The Santa Rosa School in Constitucion, a city on Chile s south central coastline, was ruined by the major earthquake that struck on February one of The new school buildings were constructed using a prefabricated system of structural insulated panels (SIPs) a type of composite material that
Apr , Kengo Kuma has converted a concrete office building into a showroom, and tethered it to the ground with carbon fibres to provide earthquake protection a furniture showroom and production facility with translucent undulating walls, and an amoeba shaped art centre clad with porous aluminium panels.
Sep , Victims of human trafficking can find refuge behind the faceted walls of this sheltered housing block in the Netherlands by Dutch firm KAW ( slideshow) The building was first constructed as a police station in the s and the new diagonally folded facade panels act to both screen the original structure
Aug , The end walls and roof of the house are made of cement and wood fibre while the gabled ends are clad with Corten steel, which is perforated with images The program demanded by the client, along with the unique site of the house and modulation and transportation needs of prefabricated construction,
Nov , On the south fa?ade, the pronounced thatch overhang, in association with the existing deciduous trees hedge, prevent from overheating during summer, and provides a visual comfort all year long In the restored building, the width of the walls and the insulation panels ( cm combined) and the position of
Dec , The most common hardening practices include replacing wooden utility poles with poles made of steel, concrete, or a composite material upgrading transmission towers from aluminum to galvanized steel lattice or concrete and installing guy wires and other structural supports In the end, Abi Samra says
Jun , Story, story on the wall THE most revered visual Not so in Portugal, where artists shone at making azulejos, glazed ceramic tiles that were fashioned into narrative scenes In some the influence of the art of the country s new colonies in Africa, China, South America and India is evident The building
Jan , Fa?ade System Alucobond The building s fa?ade is carried out with the system Alucobond The mm thick Alucobond composite panels consist of mm aluminium layer on their outsides and a plastic core, which is hardly inflammable The Alucobond panels are rear ventilated on a substructure made of
Jan , The house s austere concrete walls were cast against wooden formwork, which was left rough on the outside and sanded on the inside to give a contrast in All the floor slabs for the Vertical Glass House, which consists of cm thick composite tempered glass slabs, cantilevers beyond the concrete shell
Feb , Hawkins\Brown pairs cross laminated timber and steel for record breaking apartment block CLT is an engineered wood formed by glueing together several layers of lumber at right angles to each other, making it much stronger and more rigid than normal wood Hawkins\Brown previously used the material
Sep , A hollow concrete block wall, and method of making same, are disclosed A first course of hollow concrete blocks are laid end to end abutting relationship, a pair of separate redwood strips are placed on top of the wall, a second course of hollow concrete blocks are laid on the redwood strips, with the strips
Dec , A method of joining a sandwich panel to a foundation with a U shape member, wherein the U shape member comprises a bottom wall and two side walls For example, in areas of the Middle East or Africa, conventional building materials such as cement, brick, wood or steel may not be readily available or,
Feb , Source Materials by MSDS Studio The aluminium version rests on an A shaped frame that features two central slanted legs, while the composite has an upper and lower table top joined together by panels The wood table similarly has an upper and lower surface, with a pair of shorter and taller legs.
Apr , Additionally, Portugal has really great construction expertise and possibly some of the lowest production prices in Europe We use only solid woods with good quality a very resistant composite of resin and capotto for the exterior frame and walls, laminated timber for the structure, tiles for the bathroom,
Oct , The bright and spacious rooms situated by the entrance of the building are shaded by a translucent grey rubber screen to give privacy for treatment rooms and a children s play area West Limerick Children s Centre by SATA We chose a composite rubber membrane for its specific transparency as it
Oct , Reinforcing this compositional scheme closures all have wooden flooring, camouflaging mobile between the fixed panels, making the geometric texture the timber panelling, striatum, which encompasses the front that gives access to the annexed areas, such as formula and composite materials to avoid
Dec , The square metre building has a steel frame and is partially clad in louvred Thermowood a type of temperature treated wood with an increased lifespan Radley Rowing Centre by Mulroy Architects The rest of the building is covered in panels of Kingspan composite panels left over from an early