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Discover how the emergence of design-build project delivery has led to shorter project delivery times and reduced scheduling costs

Commercial Construction Trends: Why More Clients Are Choosing the Design-Assist Model

Commercial Construction

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.

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Overview of BIM 360 Design

BIM & Beam

BIM 360 Design is Autodesk’s cloud worksharing, design collaboration, and data management product for improved project delivery. The new Design Collaboration module for milestone tracking and deliverable coordination.

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OSHA: Design flaws caused Hurricane Irma crane collapses

Construction Dive

The three tower cranes that collapsed last year had jibs that were vulnerable to wind turbulence, according to an agency report, which is prompting manufacturers to re-evaluate their designs

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Seismic Design of Retaining Wall

The Constructor

Seismic design of retaining wall is considerably complicated problem in which assumptions have to be considered in order to make indeterminable issue. Earthquake Engineering Retaining Wall Design Structural Engineering Earthquake Earthquake Design Retaining Wall Structural Structural Design

FACTORS INFLUENCING PAVEMENT DESIGN

The Constructor

There are many factors affecting pavement design. These factors are appropriately considered for design and construction of good quality. Highway Engineering Pavement Design Roads/Highways Transportation Pavements Roads Transportation Engineering

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Consequences of Wrong Structural Design

Construction Cost Estimating

This construction article sheds light on the causes of improper structural design. civil engineering Civil Work cost estimating News Road Estimate Excel Sheet Structural design

Combined Pad Foundation Design Spreadsheets

Construction Cost Estimating

Combined Pad Foundation Design Spreadsheets comprise of a series of spreadsheets which can be used for stability analysis and structural design of a combined rectangular pad foundation.

Structural Design of ASDIP Concrete

Construction Cost Estimating

ASDIP Concrete is a set of modules which are fully devoted for the design of concrete members like beams, columns and walls depended on the newest ACI 318 specifications. ASDIP: It is a 13-module structural ser with a board of design solutions for new structural engineers.

Two Way Slab Design by Direct Design Method as per ACI 318-11

The Constructor

Two way slab design by direct design method as per ACI 318-11, step by step procedure and limitations of direct design method for two way slab is. Slab Design Structural Design Structural Engineering Slab design Structural

What is a hidden beam? Purpose, Applications and Design

The Constructor

Beam Design Structural Design Structural Engineering Beams StructuralWhat is a Hidden Beam? Hidden beam is a reinforced concrete beam, also called concealed beam provided within the depth of supporting slabs. So, the.

Download truss design spreadsheet

Construction Cost Estimating

This estimating spreadsheet is specifically created for designing truss. By using this spreadsheet one can design light gage truss on the basis of AISI S100/SI-10 & ER-4943P. The following design criterion is required for truss analysis.

12 Types of Loads Considered for Design of Bridge Structures

The Constructor

Various types of loads are considered for design of bridge structures. Bridges Structural Design Structural Engineering Structures Bridge Bridge Design StructuralThese loads and their combinations decides the safety of the bridge.

The stirrups commonly found in column design

Construction Cost Estimating

The design of stirrups for column is created on the basis of different factors like changeable cross-sections, the number of longitudinal reinforcement bars and the load bearing strength. Helical bars are suitable for seismic design.

REQUIREMENTS FOR CONCRETE MIX DESIGN

The Constructor

Requirements of concrete mix design should be known before calculations for concrete mix. Mix design is done in the laboratory and samples from each. Concrete Technology How To Guide Mix Design Guide Concrete Mix Design Concrete Mix Design Procedure Mix Design

Structural Design – Minimum Standard

Construction Cost Estimating

Thumb rules for Structural Design of RCC Structures: It is advisable to use superior structural design software like ETabs or Staad Pro for making the design of structures. It is recommended to apply good software for structural designer instead of manual methods.

CONCRETE MIX DESIGN CALCULATION FOR M20 M25 M30 WITH EXAMPLE

The Constructor

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

Awesomely Designed Tiny Home

Jetson Green

Builder John McFarlane of Camera Buildings did a great job designing and constructing this home. It’s great how its boxy shape enabled the designer to make the most of the available space. Isabella Mori of Vancouver, BC recently moved into her brand new tiny home.

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Sedimentation Tank Design Parameters

The Constructor

Sedimentation is the process of removing suspended coarser particles in water by settling down them to the bottom of tank. For a particle to settle. Environmental Engg Environmental Engineering

Ductility of Building Structures for Earthquake Resistant Design

The Constructor

Ductility for earthquake resistant design is important for buildings, structures and building materials. Ductility and its importance in design is. Earthquake Engineering Earthquake Resistant Design Structural Design Structural Engineering Earthquake Earthquake Design Structural

More about design drawings and model planning

Construction Cost Estimating

and those capture all the geometric features of a site, building, product or component in an accurate and clear way so that it can display a clear information to the builder or manufacturer to help in design. So these design drawings can be categorized as: • Feasibility studies.

Structural Design of Bunkers with Procedure and Design Considerations

The Constructor

Structural Design Structural Engineering StructuralBunkers and silos are structure that are used as storage tanks. They are used to store materials like grain, cereals, coal cement etc. They both.

Common Sources of Errors in Structural Design

The Constructor

There are several sources of errors in structural design and drawings. Structural Design Structural Detailing Structural Engineering StructuralIt is important to specify and explain these sources to avoid such mistakes in.

Some crucial information about concrete mix design

Construction Cost Estimating

Mix Design refers to the method of choosing perfect materials of concrete and finding out their proportionate ratios with the purpose of developing concrete with minimum specific strength and stability as reasonable as possible.

Digging deep: Deep foundation design challenges

GCP Applied Technologies

Digging deep: Deep foundation design challenges. In other cases, a deep foundation may be needed due to large design loads or poor soil at shallow depths. Phillip.fry@gc…. Mon, 09/24/2018 - 11:14. GCP Applied Technologies. September 24, 2018.

Regenerative Design in Practice

SAB Magazine

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

ISOLATED FOOTING DESIGN GUIDELINES

The Constructor

Specifications for Design of footings as per IS 456: 2000 The important guidelines given in IS 456: 2000 for the design of isolated footings are as. Design Guide Foundation Design How To Guide Structural Design Structural Engineering Design Design cosiderations Foundation

CONCRETE MIX DESIGN AND ITS ADVANTAGES

The Constructor

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 and Construction Requirements for Flood Prone Building Structures

The Constructor

Design and construction requirements such as elevation of structure, foundations, anchorage and connections, use of fill and other factors for flood. Building Technology Guide Building Tips Structural Design Structural Engineering Buildings Structures

FLEXIBLE PAVEMENT DESIGN BY CBR METHOD

The Constructor

Flexible pavement design by CBR method is used to determine the total thickness of pavement. Pavement design by CBR method recommended by California. Pavement Design Transportation Flexible Pavement Flexible Pavement Design Transportation Engineering

STRUCTURAL DESIGN BASIS – GENERAL GUIDELINES

The Constructor

Structural design basis starts with the type of structure to be designed. For any structural design to commence, we require certain data. Structural Design Structural Engineering Beam Design Column Design cosiderations Earthquake Design Loads on Structures Slab design Structural Structures These data.

Concrete Mix Design as per IS 10262-2009 – Procedure and Calculations

The Constructor

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

Concrete Mix Design for different grades of concrete

Construction Cost Estimating

Concrete Mix Design is the process for choosing appropriate elements of concrete and finding out their relevant ratios with the purpose of developing concrete with specific minimum strength and stability as inexpensively as possible.

Basic Elements and Principles of Interior Design of Buildings

The Constructor

Interior design is an art of designing the inside space of a building creatively and technically. The designed space should be visually attractive. Building Technology Guide Buildings Interior Design

How Working with a Design-Build Construction Firm Can Boost the Bottom Line

Commercial Construction

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.

Economical Design of Reinforced Concrete Columns to Reduce Cost

The Constructor

Economical design of reinforced concrete columns and its construction practices and recommendations to reduce its cost of construction is. Structural Design Structural Engineering Column Structural

Design Your Own Apartment

Jetson Green

The building was designed by Penda Architecture and Design for developer Pooja Crafted Homes. The complex will measure 387,500 sq ft (36,000 sq m), and the aim is to give residents the power to design exactly the kind of home they want.

Virtual reality as a design tool: What we've learned and where we're going

BD+C

In many ways, 2016 was a breakout year for virtual reality in the design professions. After years of speculation and buildup, manufacturers such as HTC, Oculus, and Microsoft released powerful head-mounted displays that gave designers and clients a truly immersive and interactive 3D experience

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Design for manufacturing

BD+C

For the past decade, San Antonio-based design firm Lake|Flato has been refining its Porch House concept, a system of modules with floor-to-ceiling windows and connecting porches that link the single-family structure to the outdoors

The Top 3 Trends Reclaimed Brick Interior Designs of 2018

Construction Marketing Blog

The year 2018 has started with a bang and with it are beautiful, trendy brick interior designs that will not miss catching an eye or two. Interior design trends change with every passing year and 2017 was no different with different textures and finishes being introduced into the market. Many have wondered about what 2018 will bring especially in the exposed brick design recently embraced by most people. In 2018, interior design trends are changing.

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