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Container Architecture SAVE

Container Architecture

Container architecture, also known as cargotecture, is a form of architecture using steel or aluminum shipping containers as a structural element. These containers, which have been used to build permanent and temporary r... READ MORE >

1 Comment • Veronica R • 2016
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Converting Shipping Containers for Building SAVE

Converting Shipping Containers for Building

Building with shipping containers has fast become a popular way to create residential and comm... READ MORE >

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Constructing facades for different climates SAVE

Constructing facades for different climates

For a building to have a facade that maximizes energy efficiency while providing a comfortable... READ MORE >

1 Comment • Veronica R • 2016
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When buildings become breathing, living objects  -- or something close to it. SAVE

When buildings become breathing, living objects -- or something close...

The Biomimicry Institute in the United States defines biomimicry as "an approach to innovation that seeks sustainable solutions to human challenges by emulating nature's time-tested patterns and strategies." It applies... READ MORE >

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Bamboo as a Construction Material SAVE

Bamboo as a Construction Material

Bamboo as a construction material is traditionally associated with the cultures of Central and... READ MORE >

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Building with Aluminum Panels SAVE

Building with Aluminum Panels

Aluminum, which is often referred to as a "miracle metal," is the second most widely used meta... READ MORE >

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Passive Cooling Techniques SAVE

Passive Cooling Techniques

Passive cooling is a way of designing a building that focuses on improving indoor heat to a comfortable level with little or no energy consumption. This is often done through non-mechanical conditioning solutions that in... READ MORE >

4 Comments • Veronica R • 2016
Architecture
What are the challenges to all-wood high rise buildings SAVE

What are the challenges to all-wood high rise buildings

High-rise wood buildings are becoming quite popular around the world. What are the building cod... READ MORE >

4 CommentsCarrie • 2016
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Creating a Rooftop Garden SAVE

Creating a Rooftop Garden

A building with a roof that is partially or completely covered with plants is known as a green... READ MORE >

1 Comment • Veronica R • 2016
Architecture
Insulation Methods for Shipping Containers SAVE

Insulation Methods for Shipping Containers

A shipping container used as a residential or commercial space needs be insulated well if it is not designed in such a way that it cools or heats itself. This is especially true in areas with extremely hot or cold weath... READ MORE >

4 Comments • Veronica R • 2016
Architecture
As these prefab units have to be lifted, does that add extra strengthening costs SAVE

As these prefab units have to be lifted, does that add extra...

How much or what percentage of the total cost of the unit would be the strengthening cost READ MORE >

1 CommentCarrie • 2016
New Construction
Converting barns into modern homes SAVE

Converting barns into modern homes

Barns have been used for centuries as housing for livestock and as storage sections for farm pr... READ MORE >

1 CommentAnthony • 2016
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Where can I find timber framed doors like these SAVE

Where can I find timber framed doors like these

These doors look fantastic, obviously they are timber framed, but where can I find doors that will give me a similar look READ MORE >

3 Commentsvinny • 2016
New Construction
How to effectively waterproof windows SAVE

How to effectively waterproof windows

I recently had a project in a high wind zone, where some of the window waterproofing failed (no... READ MORE >

4 Commentspauly • 2016
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How to strengthen timber framed houses SAVE

How to strengthen timber framed houses

Timber framed houses are considered to be weak and can easily be damaged on the onset of an ear... READ MORE >

5 CommentsAnthony • 2016

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