Total Synergy targets AEC designers

Extranet Evolution

Australia’s Total Synergy provides a SaaS-based practice management toolset aimed at architects, engineers and other small AEC design firms, and is going global. An accountant by background, Osborne says Synergy is designed to meet the changing needs of the AEC sector globally.

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

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.

Comparing Target Value Design and Value Engineering

ProCore

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

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

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

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

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

Innovative Sustainable Tree House Design

Jetson Green

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.

How to Design Economical Foundations and Prevent Construction Issues at Site?

The Constructor

There are various considerations for design of economical foundations and practical construction issues to prevent problems in future and make the. Foundation Design Foundation Engineering Geotechnical Engineering Structural Engineering Foundation Structural Structural Design

Roles and Responsibilities of Structural Design Engineers in Construction

The Constructor

Structural design engineer performs various roles and responsibilities in a construction project providing technical details for construction works. Structural Engineering Structural Structural Design

The reality of integrated design

BD+C

If the first 10 percent of design effort accounts for 90 percent of project success, how might that reality change the design effort? This 10/90-split idea is the reality behind an integrated design philosophy.

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

Cable Supported Bridge Conceptual Seismic Design and its Components

The Constructor

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

Construction of Slabs on Ground -Design Considerations Based on ACI and ASTM

The Constructor

Construction of Slab on Ground- Design Elements The construction of slab on ground requires certain basic design elements. These design elements must. Slab Design Structural Engineering Slab design Slabs

Soldier Pile Retaining Wall – Components and Design

The Constructor

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.

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

ISOLATED FOOTING DESIGN EXAMPLE AND EXCEL SHEET

The Constructor

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

Constructability in Construction and Issues at Design and Execution

The Constructor

Constructability in construction consists of design and execution at site. Issues faced during design and execution is discussed. Read More at. Construction Engineering & Management Construction

Segmental Retaining Wall – Types, Design and Advantages

The Constructor

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

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.

Virtually real design

BD+C

Architects and designers use plans, sections, perspective renderings, animations or models to describe a space. Personally, I have always been drawn to building models. As a sculpture student, I always worked from a mock-up rather than detailed drawings.

Principles of Conceptual Design of Earthquake Resistant Structures

The Constructor

Principles of conceptual design of earthquake resistant building structures deals with load transfer and shapes of structures for desired behaviour. Earthquake Engineering Earthquake Earthquake Design

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FLEXIBLE PAVEMENT DESIGN BY GROUP INDEX METHOD

The Constructor

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”.

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Direct Design of Concrete Pipes for Sewer Sanitary

The Constructor

There are three methods for design of concrete pipes for sewer sanitary. Direct design of concrete pipes, its applicability and criteria are. Concrete Technology Guide For CIvil Engineer Concrete Technology Pipeline

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Revolutionizing school design with virtual reality

BD+C

As schools are working to develop new curricula to prepare students for a future dominated by technology, architects must also prepare education clients for a new future—one where they can explore their building designs in a fully immersive way

Merging artwork and building design

BD+C

Recently, I was proud to serve as an interior designer on UF Health North’s 92-bed patient tower—the newest addition to its North Jacksonville Florida campus Art is a powerful tool that inspires well-being and helps improve patient experiences and outcomes.

Properties of Structural Steel for Design and Construction of Steel Structures

The Constructor

Design and construction of steel structures depends on the properties of structural structures. Steel Design Steel Structures Structural Engineering StructuralDifferent properties of steel and their importance in.

CONCRETE MIX DESIGN PROCEDURE & EXAMPLE IS456

The Constructor

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.

Artificial Island Construction Methods, Design and Advantages

The Constructor

Construction methods, loads, design and advantages of. Artificial Island is an artificially man-made structure that has not formed naturally. Construction Engineering & Management Construction

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.

Flat Slab – Types of Flat Slab Design and its Advantages

The Constructor

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.

5 laws every designer can live by

BD+C

The word design has evolved to have many different meanings in the last decades. It seems there is some new kind of “design” being born every year—from graphic and architectural to web, game, food, experience … and everything in between. So what is design? Who are designers?

Bamboo Reinforced Concrete – Properties, Mix Proportion, Design and Construction

The Constructor

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

Innovation at 72 design firms

BD+C

Where architecture and A/E firms broke new ground in ’16: Adrian Smith+Gordon Gill Using HadCM3 weather files to simulate building performance against climate change and stormwater scenarios.

Design of Geogrid Segmental Retaining Wall with Calculations

The Constructor

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.

Infrastructure Propels Bullish Design Market

ENR Construction

Revenue among the region’s design firms climbed another 14% last year, led by transportation sector work that shows no signs of waning