Architecture and Construction

A UGR researcher proposes a formula to measure the seismic resistance of reinforced concrete buildings

Recently, it has been suggested a new formula, confirmed with numerical simulations, which is going to make the prediction of the seismic resistance of…

The UGR participates in a European project to prevent damages provoked by salts in historical buildings

However, despite the last achievements in the field of restoration, up to now they have failed to design effective measures to fight against this problem. In…

Fraunhofer institutes demonstrate tomorrow's architectural design tools

Participants will meet some of today's leading architects to discuss ongoing developments, they can explore 3D models of some ancient buildings and a few still…

Radiocarbon testing challenges understanding of ancient Hawaiian architecture, social complexity

The development of monumental architecture and social complexity on the Hawaiian island of Maui occurred over a span of at least 500 years, according to the…

Laying the foundations for a green industry

Coal-burning power plants spend millions of dollars disposing of waste fly ash, a fine powder loaded with toxic chemicals. An estimated 200 million tonnes of…

SRS Researchers Test Chinese Tallow Tree For Use in Building Materials

Because Chinese tallow tree grows rapidly, has seeds rich in oils, abundant flowers, and colorful fall foliage, it has been widely planted both as an…

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