Application Areas of Steel-Concrete Composite Structures
Composite structures as well as structures of the NPS® System can normally be applied in residential settings, service facilities as well as large infrastructures.
China: Where construction timings dictate the choice of the building system
Hongqi Guo, Urban Planner & Architect, Founding Partner of Yitong Design Shanghai, shares some insights of his experience as an active player in the construction sector in China.
Covid-19 health emergency: what changes in the way you work on site?
The Covid-19 health emergency has changed both the way of living in the short term, and that of working in the long term. In order to achieve the primary objective of ensuring health and safety of employees on the construction site, the construction world has realised what are the restrictions and working conditions brought by new rules and procedures related to social distancing.
The 4 main advantages related to the application of Lean production to off-site construction
Construction, and more in general the construction industry, do not include activities the may be directly comparable to other sectors, such as the manufacturing and production industry. It is essential to identify, regarding the construction industry, those processes that represent continuous improvements of “Lean production”, and that are usually related to a product, rather than a process.
Experimental characterization of spun columns in HSC (High Strength Concrete)
Since the Second World War, the common practice in the construction of civil and industrial buildings has favoured the use of prefabricated structures. Specifically, industrialized reinforced concrete columns designed to make pendular structures have been by far the most successful linear element among elevated structures.
The Post-Crisis City: Rethinking Sustainable Vertical Urbanism
In early 2020, the world experienced a coronavirus pandemic (COVID-19). In every city around the world, much of the global population was placed under restrictions of some kind. This discussion will present solutions and strategies that fulfil the promise of healthier, more sustainable cities for the generations to come.
Tall Buildings International Conference
The 10th International Conference of Tall Buildings, endorsed by CTBUH, Iuav university of Venice and the Politechnic University of Milan will be held in Milan on October 27th. Tecnostrutture, as a member of the CTBUH, participates and supports the event.
Infrastructure Forum on defining Net Zero Infrastructure
The UK government has legislated to cut greenhouse gas emissions to net-zero by 2050. Infrastructures plan foreseen is >£600bn over the next decade, and decarbonisation of the infrastructure sector will be key in reaching this target.