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Pneumatic Structures – The concept of Airtecture

pneumatic structures

PNEUMATIC STRUCTURES Man, a super active creation of GOD has always constructed mobile buildings – partly because they were interested in these constructions and partly because they needed to. It’s a special challenge to construct buildings with controlled air pressures (the most natural of all materials), since air-inflated components are …

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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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Creativity Unlimited : Scope of Architecture as a profession

creativity takes courage

Architecture as a profession is much sought after now-a-days…. Since the origin of mankind, a roof over one’s head had been one of the basic needs, the other two being food and clothing. Whether architecture as a profession existed in India may be debated but it was the artisans and …

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Building Bye-laws of Amritsar (Punjab)

Importance of Building Byelaws

These Building bye-laws of Amritsar may be called the Municipal Council (Erection and Re-erection of Building) Bye-laws, 2007. These shall come into force at once. These building Bye-Laws shall apply to the entire area of Municipal Council or to such other areas, as the State Government may extend by notification in the official …

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Solar Energy Devices

Solar Energy Devices

Solar Energy Devices: As the time is proceeding further, the demands for energy are increasing. This is not only causing the depletion of energy sources but also increasing the threat for the future generations. So it is very important to have a sustainable development by the means of renewable sources …

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Passive Cooling Techniques

Passive cooling techniques

Passive cooling techniques are least expensive means of cooling a home which maximizes the efficiency of the building envelope without any use of mechanical devices. It rely on natural heat-sinks to remove heat from the building. They derive cooling directly from evaporation, convection, and radiation without using any intermediate electrical devices. All …

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