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Tilt compensation has made a large impact on surveying – especially the new ones introduced in the past few years. This new technology has made surveying easier and faster. How doe[...]
For engineers and developers, erosion can be a big problem. The U.S spends around $5 billion per year on programs that aim to reduce soil erosion. To combat this, researchers are c[...]
Translucent concrete was first thought of in the early 1900’s thanks to the innovations being made in polymer-based optical fibers. However, it wasn’t until 2001 when Hungarian arc[...]
Architects design physical buildings in the real world and the metaverse is 100% virtual. But, some think that the metaverse could change the profession of architecture as we know [...]
Older homes are cute and can often be cheaper than new builds. But these older homes can come with big risks. From asbestos to lead, older homes often need remediation before they [...]
It isn’t always a pleasant thought, but at some point, people might need to escape a building you have designed. Whether from fires, earthquakes, or other catastrophes, the safe eg[...]
It’s important to map the underground structure. Why? Along with a few other reasons, scientists use it to map earthquake hazards. Using this information, builders can protect thei[...]
We pass through doors every day. While this architectural element might be an afterthought for some, the door has played a major role in architecture throughout history. This role [...]
In the previous blog post, we wrote about the issues that are holding back solar energy. However, as we said, solar may have its problems, but it also has its champions. In this ar[...]
As we turn towards renewable energy, solar has consistently popped up as an option. Still, solar energy continues to have its critics who maintain that solar has too many problems [...]
Despite heavy use, there isn’t a lot of clarity on how and why we use patterns in architecture. How do architects rely on patterns in their designs? Is the use of patterns changing[...]
With how quickly the permafrost is thawing, we could see significant damage to the infrastructure built on the permafrost very soon. Here’s what the damage could look like for thos[...]