Humane Prison Designs: Possibility or Pipe Dream?

Humane Prison Designs: Possibility or Pipe Dream?

First, let us acknowledge that we are living in a euphemistic world, where there aren’t any prisons anymore, but more “correctional facilities” and “detention centers.” However, the importance of a correctional facility in achieving specific goals has yet to be genuinely recognized. While we may speak today of correctional rather than penal, concerns reflect the […]

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Construction and decoration techniques of the first recorded civilization

Ancient Mesopotamia

In this article, we’ll look at the first civilization, its history and some of the things it accomplished with only manual labor. Here is a preview of this primitive yet architecturally advanced nation. History Human beings are pack animals, and they thrive when they work in groups. With time, groups slowly merged to create what […]

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The Builder’s Materials: A Survey of the Materials Used in Every Age

The Builder’s Materials: A Survey of the Materials Used in Every Age

In their extensive careers as builders, men have worked with mud, baked clay,brass, iron, steel, stone, glass, copper, felt, hide, logs, boards, leaves, grass and even snow. Some of these materials they found ready for us while others had to be most carefully prepared before they could serve for dwellings, religious temples and monuments. And, […]

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What Are the Different Wall Lining Techniques

Wall Lining Techniques

What Are the Different Wall Lining Techniques Contents  – Masonry lining partitions  – Drywalls for lining walls  To reach thermal and acoustic performances in the case of a new construction or improve them during a renovation, the realization of lining partitions or counter partitions can be necessary on the internal face of the external walls […]

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Round-up of Reinforced Concrete

Reinforced Concrete

Contents – Reinforced concrete: a metallic structure – Reinforced concrete: properties – Reinforced concrete: reinforcing bars – Reinforcing bars assembly: welding or tying – Reinforced concrete: placing reinforcing bars – Reinforced concrete prices: on the quotation only A bit of history Reinforced concrete allows the construction of solid and stable structures. The patent of reinforced […]

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