Construction

Types of Concrete Used for Modern Homes Construction

Home ownership is on virtually everyone’s bucket list. Constructing a house from the ground up is unfortunately cumbersome and time-consuming, hence not a good option for many families. The seemingly easier option for would-be homeowners is buying one. Among the critical aspects you consider when purchasing a home is its construction material. A significant number of new …

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Design-Build vs Design-Bid-Build: Improving Project Delivery in More Ways than One

Design-bid-build is one, if not the most common method of project delivery implemented in industries around the world, both public and private. Although new ways of tackling construction projects prove more efficient and more accessible, the popularity of design-bid-build says a lot about the project delivery method’s workability, even if it is not necessarily perfect. …

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Prefabricated Homes

Innovations in Construction: The Rise of Prefabricated Homes

In February 2015, the first carbon positive home gained the attention of Melbourne homeowners. The prototype was an impressive bioclimatic structure with an 800-square foot floor area. The developers explain this prefabricated home can produce more energy than it consumes. The innovative use of solar panels makes this prototype the first home of its kind …

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