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Parameters for Energy Efficiency

Parameters for energy efficiency

Parameters for Energy Efficiency: As in previous post, we discussed about the concepts of energy efficiency, here i am dealing with the design parameters for energy efficiency. Green building is a design process that grows out of a connection with the natural landscape. It is a set of informed decisions …

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Presentation on Arches and Arch System

Arch System - type of arches

Arch System and Arches Arch is a curved structure designed to carry loads across a gap mainly by compression. The mechanical principle of the arch is precisely the same as that of the portal frame. The straight pieces of material joined by sharp bends are smoothed into a continuous curve. This increases the cost of …

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Building Information Modeling (BIM)

Building Information Modeling

Building Information Modeling (BIM) is a process involving the generation and management of digital representations of physical and functional characteristics of places. Building information models (BIMs) are files (often but not always in proprietary formats and containing proprietary data) which can be exchanged or networked to support decision-making about a place. …

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Concrete on the Rise in City Building Projects

Concrete buildings

While browsing on net for concrete constructions, I came across this very informative article. Hope it will be of some help you as well. BY JOAN VOLLERO – Special to the Sun March 29, 2007 Source: http://tinyurl.com/grrfrbz Everyone who sees the new world headquarters of Barry Diller’s IAC is likely to …

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