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When Codes and Standards Are Out of Sync
Business
Wednesday April 6 2016

When Codes and Standards Are Out of Sync

Codes and Standards play an integral role in the construction industry but when the two conflict, it can cause serious issues.

Eco Friendly Homes Amongst the Trees
Residential
Wednesday November 25 2015

Eco Friendly Homes Amongst the Trees

Danish architecture student and interior designer Konrad Wójcik has devised a concept for a prefabricated tree house that would leave no environmental footprint.

A Sustainable Micro House for Under $30,000
Residential
Thursday July 2 2015

A Sustainable Micro House for Under $30,000

A new micro home designed in British Columbia, Canada has managed to be sustainable and adaptable while also being remarkably affordable. Better still, the home can...

Tiny Homes Provide Affordable Urban Housing Options
Residential
Thursday March 26 2015

Tiny Homes Provide Affordable Urban Housing Options

According to the World Bank and numerous think tanks, the world’s cities will become increasingly urbanized in coming decades, with accompanying challenges in finding affordable housing....

Flat Pack Bridges Reach Record Dimensions
Civil
Monday February 2 2015

Flat Pack Bridges Reach Record Dimensions

An innovative form of "flat pack" construction can slash the time and cost required to build concrete arch-shaped bridges while also greatly increasing their durability and...

Top 10 American Houses of 2014
Residential
Thursday May 1 2014

Top 10 American Houses of 2014

The American Institute of Architects (AIA) has recently announced the winners of the 14th annual Housing Awards, which aim to recognize the best housing designs across...

Modular Prefabricated House Suitable for Land or Water
Residential
Wednesday April 23 2014

Modular Prefabricated House Suitable for Land or Water

Fusing nature and ultra modern living, Czech architecture firm S.A.D. Studio has unveiled a modular prefabricated home that can be installed on land or float on...

Integrated Prefab Approach Saves Time, Money and Energy
Prefabrication
Monday April 14 2014

Integrated Prefab Approach Saves Time, Money and Energy

Prefab construction, the “next big thing” for decades, is finally moving into the mainstream.

Portable Home Suitable for any Environment
Residential
Friday September 20 2013

Portable Home Suitable for any Environment

Spanish architecture studio Ábaton has developed a prefabricated house that can be transported by truck and adapt to almost any landscape, from the city to the...