As explained by wikipedia, Prestressed Concrete is a method for overcoming concrete’s natural weakness in tension. It can be used to produce beams, floors or bridges with a longer span than is practical with ordinary reinforced concrete. Prestressing tendons (generally of high tensile steel cable or rods) are used to provide a clamping load which produces a compressive stress that balances the tensile stress that the concrete compression member … Continue reading
Green Architecture also known as “sustainable architecture” or “green building” is an approach to architectural design which emphasizes the place of the buildings with both local ecosystems & global environment. It aims to create environmental friendly and energy efficient buildings. It entails actively harnessing renewable natural resources like solar energy and utilizing materials that cause … Continue reading
This video represents the Dynamic Architecture Building designed by David Fisher. The building will keep on changing its shape and will be in constant motion. Moreover, it has a tendency to generate its own electric energy. It’s a total blend of Art, Architecture and Engineering.
The Building Byelaws are defined as the standards & specifications designed to grant minimum safeguards to the workers during construction, to the health & comfort of the users & to provide enough safety to the public in general. The regulation set out the basic requirements to be observed in the of design and construction of … Continue reading
Here is a short article which discusses about the glasses used in Burj Khalifa for solar and thermal control. http://www.glazette.com/solar-&-thermal-control-glasses-in-burj-khalifa-194.html
Hello everyone, I came across this very interesting video on youtube which titles – “How to design like an Architect. “. It explains about how an architect starts to think about a project and how the design is formulated on a piece of paper. Just go through it and i hope you will also like … Continue reading