Augmented reality in building design and construction
Augmented reality (AR) — superimposing computer-generated images on the user’s view of the real world — is increasingly used in a variety of applications today. From smartphone games and social media filters to furniture design and classroom education, this technology is being utilized across virtually every industry, and building design and... ↪ read more...
The world's most anticipated buildings completing in 2018
From a multi-colored Lego House in Denmark to a South African art museum inside a disused grain silo, 2017 produced its fair share of eye-catching architecture. And 2018 is already shaping up to do the same.
Some of the biggest names in the industry, including Thomas Heatherwick and Kengo Kuma, have designed buildings that are expected to complete in the... ↪ read more...
Winterizing Your Swimming Pool
Once fall ends and winter begins to rear its ugly head, it will be time to shut your pool down. When shutting your pool down, the first step will be the water. You should begin by checking your pH level, and making sure that it is around 7.5. If it isnt, simply add some dry acid. You should also check your chlorine as well, and use a... ↪ read more...
What You Need For Your Pool
When summer arrives, its time to get cool and enjoy the fun of summer. Like other homeowners, you may be thinking a swimming pool. Pools are great to have, although they require a lot of work and maintenance - whether you have an in ground or above ground swimming pool. Before you rush out and buy your pool for summer, there are a few things you... ↪ read more...
Safety Supplies For Your Pool
A swimming pool is a great thing to have on your property, although you need to keep in mind that drowning is one of the most common deaths with children. In the cases where swimming pool drowning is involved, the cause is most likely due to a lack of supervision. A child can drown in a matter of seconds, which is less time than it takes to make... ↪ read more...
Building contractor fined for `ignoring` HSE notices
A Kingswinford building contractor has been fined £15,000 after
disregarding a number of enforcement notices from the Health and Safety
During a routine HSE inspection at the former Timbertree Primary
School in Cradley Heath on 14 January 2015, issues with scaffolding and
other work at height practices were outlined.
The... ↪ read more...
What to Ask When Hiring a Building Contractor
For many homeowners, the desire to remodel or build on to their home
is something that they deal with for a long time before they actually go
forward with any plans. One of the first things that a homeowner has to
do when remodeling or adding on to their home is to find the right
Chicago area home builder. For the most part, you will have a variety of
... ↪ read more...
Contractors must compulsorily test building materials - LSMTL
The Lagos State Materials Testing
Laboratory has advised the state government to consider making all
building contractors in the state to subject their building materials to
The Managing Consultant, LSMTL, Mr. Abel
Famakin, said during the eighth year anniversary of the agency that
this would reduce the incidence of building collapse... ↪ read more...