Commercial Construction Trends: Why More Clients Are Choosing the Design-Assist Model
SEPTEMBER 29, 2016
Working with a client on a design-assist or design-build basis, as Englewood Construction is with the reimagining of Stratford Square Mall, allows the commercial contractor to provide valuable input during the initial planning stages.
CONCRETE MIX DESIGN CALCULATION FOR M20 M25 M30 WITH EXAMPLE
SEPTEMBER 6, 2016
Concrete mix design is required to achieve target strength in structures. Concrete Mix design calculation of M20, M25, M30 grade of concrete are. Concrete How To Guide Mix Design Guide Concrete Mix Design Concrete Mix Design Procedure Concrete Technology Mix Design Mix Design Example
Comparing Target Value Design and Value Engineering
FEBRUARY 16, 2015
Target value design is not a new idea, but it’s only recently that people in construction are paying some attention to it. construction collaboration construction value design construction value engineering
Project Management Tools for Design Build
MAY 18, 2015
The design-build project delivery method is unique in its demands on the contractor, but its advantages make it a viable alternative to the design-bid-build and construction-manager-at-risk methods. Meanwhile, design-build is 23% faster than CMR, with a 4.5%
Concrete Mix Design as per IS 10262-2009 – Procedure and Calculations
SEPTEMBER 28, 2016
Procedure for concrete mix design calculation as per IS 10262-2009 based on strength and durability, workability, economy is discussed in this. Concrete Design Guide How To Guide Concrete Mix Design Concrete Mix Design Procedure Concrete Technology Mix Design Mix Design Example
Innovative Sustainable Tree House Design
JUNE 5, 2014
The Toronto based firm Farrow Partnership Architects designed and built a unique, modern tree house, which is made from sustainable materials, and doesn’t harm the tree in any way, or restrict its growth. Conservatory House Built to Replicate the Design and Functionality of a Tree.
Cable Supported Bridge Conceptual Seismic Design and its Components
MARCH 30, 2017
Conceptual design of cable supported bridge starts with determining the type of the cable supported bridge to be designed and its suitable. Structural Design Structural Engineering cable Cable Stayed Bridges Structural
Soldier Pile Retaining Wall – Components and Design
DECEMBER 13, 2016
Components and design of soldier. Retaining Wall Design Structural Design Structural Engineering Retaining Wall StructuralSoldier pile wall consists of steel beams and is used to retain earth backfill temporarily at construction sites.
Segmental Retaining Wall – Types, Design and Advantages
NOVEMBER 8, 2016
Types, design and advantages of segmental retaining walls are. Retaining Wall Design Structural Design Structural Engineering Retaining Wall StructuralSegmental retaining wall is constructed of large number of dry masonry blocks.
How Working with a Design-Build Construction Firm Can Boost the Bottom Line
MARCH 17, 2015
Interestingly enough, we have found owners for many of the commercial construction projects out-to-bid are looking to work with design-build construction firms. Working with a design-build firm can include: Subcontractor harmony. Here’s to more design-build construction work in 2015.
FLEXIBLE PAVEMENT DESIGN BY GROUP INDEX METHOD
FEBRUARY 22, 2016
Before Design of Flexible Pavement by Group Index Method, let us understand What is Flexible Pavement? Pavement Design Transportation Pavements Transportation EngineeringA true flexible pavement yields “elastically”.
Artificial Island Construction Methods, Design and Advantages
MARCH 11, 2017
Construction methods, loads, design and advantages of. Artificial Island is an artificially man-made structure that has not formed naturally. Construction Engineering & Management Construction
Bamboo Reinforced Concrete – Properties, Mix Proportion, Design and Construction
DECEMBER 12, 2016
Bamboo reinforced concrete mix proportion, design principles and construction technique with properties of bamboo as reinforcement in concrete is. Building Materials Building Technology Structural Design Structural Engineering Buildings Structural
ISOLATED FOOTING DESIGN EXAMPLE AND EXCEL SHEET
NOVEMBER 13, 2014
Isolated footing design example with step by step procedure and isolated footing design excel sheet (spreadsheet) is also provided for easy and fast. Design Guide Foundation Design How To Guide Structural Engineering Design Foundation Spreadsheets Structural Design
CONCRETE MIX DESIGN PROCEDURE & EXAMPLE IS456
JUNE 8, 2016
Concrete mix design is the process of finding the proportions of concrete mix in terms of ratios of cement, sand and coarse aggregates. Concrete Concrete Properties How To Guide Mix Design Guide Concrete Mix Design Concrete Mix Design Procedure IS 456:2000 Mix Design ExampleFor e.g., a.
Design of Geogrid Segmental Retaining Wall with Calculations
NOVEMBER 26, 2016
Details and design of geogrid segmental retaining wall with calculations is. Retaining Wall Design Structural Engineering Retaining Wall Structural Structural DesignGeogrid segmental retaining wall is used where tall wall is required.
16 design trends from Gensler’s 2017 Design Forecast
FEBRUARY 16, 2017
The process of anticipating what the future will hold and then designing and developing methods to minimize the effects of future events is known as future-proofing.
Enhancing healthcare facility design with VR/AR
FEBRUARY 28, 2017
Virtual Reality is the new medium for design communication and is changing the way architects work. As architects, we are always looking for ways to improve communication with clients and shorten the feedback loop, allowing for a speedier and more lightweight design process
Libraries: Design for evolution
MARCH 16, 2017
The library of the future barely resembles the library of the past. Today’s libraries cease to be the hallowed temples of book-bound knowledge protected by an army of (albeit welcoming and helpful) guards. No longer are libraries the gatekeepers of access to information.
CONCRETE MIX DESIGN AND ITS ADVANTAGES
FEBRUARY 9, 2015
Concrete mix design is of two types: 1. Designed concrete mix Nominal concrete mixes are those specified by standard codes. Concrete Technology How To Guide Mix Design Guide Concrete Mix Design Mix Design Nominal concrete mix 2.
Design & Construction Megatrends Revisited
DECEMBER 5, 2016
Louis Pasteur famously stated that "Chance favors only the prepared mind." When it comes to strategic marketing planning, how prepared is your mind? Understanding current and future trends is critical to developing strategy and setting direction for your firm
How corporate design keeps educational design relevant
DECEMBER 7, 2016
There are many different terms used to describe learning and what method is best for today’s student and how school design supports each modality. However, when we break down each description— personalized, flipped, 21st century, project based, problem based—these teaching methods are simply designed to engage students and maintain an interest in learning. .
3 Golden Rules Of Proposal Design
Help Everybody Everyday
DECEMBER 20, 2015
Proposal design is a challenging topic. As someone trying to get a proposal out the door, dealing with proposal design can be frustrating. Especially if the people with those opinions don’t have any graphic design training. The Purpose Of A Proposal Design.
Regenerative Design in Practice
DECEMBER 30, 2015
Building Case Studies Centre for Interactive Research on Sustainability community’s re-greening program Jim Taggart Regenerative Design SabMagazine sustainable architecture and design The Vale Living with Lakes Centre the Vale Living With Lakes Centre for Applied Research
Passive House Design:
OCTOBER 1, 2015
Too often we equate energy efficiency with sustainability, overlooking considerations of form and design. EcoHouse Casa Luca DLP Architecture ecoHouse Canada Lucio Picciano Architect nergy efficiency and ethical building practices passive house
FACTORS AFFECTING CONCRETE MIX DESIGN STRENGTH
APRIL 17, 2014
Factors that affects the concrete mix design strengths are: Variables in Mix Design A. Concrete Technology How To Guide Mix Design Guide Water/cement ratio B. Cement content C. Relative proportion of.
Flat Slab – Types of Flat Slab Design and its Advantages
OCTOBER 26, 2016
Types of flat slabs, its design and advantages. Slab Design Structural Engineering slab Slab design Slabs Structural Structural DesignFlat slab is a reinforced concrete slab supported directly by concrete columns without use beams.
Inclined Columns Design – Loads and Bending Moment in Inclined Columns
NOVEMBER 13, 2016
Inclined column design is. Structural Design Structural Engineering Column StructuralInclined column is not vertical which is used in many construction works for aesthetics and architectural requirements.
5 innovations in high-rise building design
JULY 9, 2013
The Council on Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat has named two winners and three finalists of its 2013 Innovation Award. Body Image: read more.
The future of hotel design: Human-centered
FEBRUARY 20, 2017
Change is inevitable and it impacts on everything, not least on the way we design. Benjamin Franklin once said there are only two things certain in life: death and taxes. Well, I’d like to add a third one: change.
10 Design-Build Best Practices
APRIL 21, 2014
The Design-Build Institute of America (DBIA) has released “Universally Applicable Best Practices Applying to Any Project Type, in Any Market Sector, of Any Size.” Based on research, case studies and industry input, DBIA has identified design-build best practices. “ Architects Designer
Wooden Concrete Formwork Design Criteria with Calculation Formulas
MARCH 27, 2017
Different criteria for design of wooden concrete formwork and their. Wooden formworks are generally used for construction due to its ease of use. Building Materials in Construction Building Technology and Construction Guide Formwork/Shuttering Building Materials Buildings formwork shuttering
Design of Flexible Pavement by Semi Empirical Method
DECEMBER 5, 2016
There are various methods of flexible pavement design such as empirical and semi-empirical methods. Flexible pavement design by semi-empirical method. Pavement Design Transportation Pavements Transportation Engineering
Types of Design Loads for Masonry Lintel with Calculations
JANUARY 27, 2017
These loads must be identified & calculated for design. Design Guide How To Guide Loads masonry Structural DesignVarious types of loads act on masonry lintels which are provided on wall openings.
The new normal: designing for climate resilience
MARCH 8, 2017
There is no greater force than the force of nature, and there is no clock more relentless than the rhythm of our seasons. More than 70 percent of the world’s population is expected to live in cities by 2050. And people like to live by the water.
Pipemaker Victualic Dives Into Virtual Reality-Aided Design
APRIL 5, 2017
While thinking up new workflows for designing mechanical systems, Amanda Comunale is making sure that her team members are spending enough time in virtual reality
Wellness by design
SEPTEMBER 12, 2016
On July 25, Lendlease moved into its new global headquarters, Tower Three of the 277,200-sm International Towers Sydney in the Sydney, Australia, suburb of Barangaroo. These towers are in the process of becoming the first buildings certified under the International WELL Building Institute’s Core and Shell health and wellness standard. Tower Three is shooting for Platinum, IWBI’s highest certification level.