The global construction industry posted its slowest pace of growth in a decade in 2019, dropping to 2.6%, according to data and analytics company GlobalData.
Until now, autoclaved aerated concrete (AAC) was widely used in the construction industry mainly as a relatively simple (commodity) wall building material. The need and regulatory pressure for green, energy neutral buildings for residential housing and nonresidential constructions is becoming strong
Picking the right siding for your house is a delicate balancing act between good looks, durability, maintenance, and affordability. With wood, vinyl, stone, brick, or stucco, you might get only two or three of these. But with fiber cement siding, a resilient mix of wood pulp and portland cement, you
Prefab homes can typically save you quite a bit of money. Because they are constructed in a factory, they can be built fairly quickly — in a matter of weeks, as opposed to months — because there are no weather delays. Furthermore, all inspections are performed at the factory during each phase of con
In Australia’s capital cities in particular over the last 30 years or so, the speed in which commercial, civil, governmental and high-density residential buildings are completed has increased dramatically.Everywhere you look, skylines are being transformed by the ‘sudden’ appearance of new buildings
Campbell’s projects ground to a halt as South Africa went into lockdown on 27 March 2020 and several clients cancelled future projects due to budget reviews.With 80% of his sales pipeline stuck in tender processes that had come to a standstill and the applied-for government assistance to see 4Ways E
Most of us spend a large chunk of our lives in one building or another, but have you ever stopped to consider the greenhouse gases linked to the construction of these buildings?One way to reduce greenhouse gases is the use of recycled and more environmentally friendly building materials.The United N
What are prefabricated houses?
More than 35 billion tonnes of non-metallic minerals are extracted from the Earth every year. These materials mainly end up being used to build homes, schools, offices and hospitals. It’s a staggering amount of resources, and it’s only too likely to increase in the coming years as the global populat
Without any doubt, whatsoever, the most efficient way to build a house is to build it inside another house – or shed as the case may be.The advantages and cost savings of building offsite continue to grow as processes and materials improve.What is a modular home?So often the discussion can be heard