Worldwide, around 0.5 billion whole tires are thrown away annually. Since they never break down, that’s a lot of waste. For years, researchers have studied ways to recycle th[...]
Cement, concrete, and mortar are some of the most extensively used materials on our planet — concrete is the second only to water. There is a constant search for fillers and [...]
As our technologies and computing power increase and more people use them, the need for architects to understand generative design will grow. Generative design is becoming mainstre[...]
The connection between construction and mining is a two-way street. The world’s growing population demands more raw minerals, increasing mining, while also needing more constructio[...]
Not every building has the same acoustical needs. In concert halls you want the music to travel to every part of the audience, but in restaurants or other social places, you want t[...]
Satellite Radar Interferometry, also known as Interferometric Synthetic Aperture Radar (InSAR) is an active remote sensing technique used in the EAC industry for developing topogra[...]
Since its introduction in 1961 to track satellites, tripod-based lidar scanners have been used by surveyors to develop high-resolution maps. The 3D scanning technology continues to[...]
With the changes brought on by increased globalization, more and more areas – some that were traditionally very homogenous, like suburbs – are seeing shifts to an extremely diverse[...]
As more and more structures reach old age, structural health monitoring systems are becoming more important to our safety. These new monitoring systems create massive amounts of da[...]
Since 1959, there have been two official versions of the foot used in land surveying – the U.S. survey foot and the international foot. In 2022 the U.S,. survey foot will be offici[...]
Building Information Modelling, or BIM, was first conceptualized in the 1970s. Since then, BIM has become a widely used approach in the AEC industry. Research is being done to stre[...]
Structures like bridges and railways play a vital role in communities and monitoring their structural health is a key aspect of public safety. Traditionally, that has been a labori[...]