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BCA awards for seven buildings for design and safety - Channel NewsAsia

BCA awards for seven buildings for design and safety - Channel NewsAsia | Structural design | Scoop.it
Seven buildings have been conferred the Design and Engineering Safety Excellence Awards and merit commendations by the Building and Construction Authority (BCA).
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The bizarre copycat architecture of China

The bizarre copycat architecture of China | Structural design | Scoop.it
We all know that Chinese companies love to clone everything from sneakers to smartphones, but that's not all. In the last few decades, architecture firms in China have started to copy iconic buildings and even whole cities from other countries.
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Application Engineering: Helpful Apps For Engineers

Application Engineering: Helpful Apps For Engineers | Structural design | Scoop.it
Much as architects and interior designers are finding useful, accessible technology at their fingertips through their smart phones and tablets, engineers too are benefiting from developers capitalising on this ever growing market.
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Why you can't put trees on top of skyscrapers

Why you can't put trees on top of skyscrapers | Structural design | Scoop.it
Despite countless architectural renderings to the contrary, the top of a skyscraper is actually a terrible place for trees. Tim de Chant breaks down all the reasons in Arch Daily, citing brutal...
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I Didn't Know That - Concrete Tent

Watch Richard Ambrose and Jonny Phillips quickly construct a building made of concrete canvas—a material that has all the elements of concrete, but is flexib...
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What Is A Geohazard | Geohazard Examples | GeoTechnical ...

What Is A Geohazard | Geohazard Examples | GeoTechnical ... | Structural design | Scoop.it
A guest post by Benjamin Earl on describing what a geohazard is, some geohazard examples, and the use of engineering for geotechnicial purposes.
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Perth Arena / ARM Architecture + CCN | ArchDaily

Perth Arena / ARM Architecture + CCN | ArchDaily | Structural design | Scoop.it
Greg Hocking Architects: ARM Architecture + CCN Location: Perth, Australia Architect In Charge: Stephen Davies, Peter Keleman Design Architect: Andrew.
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State of Practice - Micropile Structural and Geotechnical Design

Keynote Presentation from the March 2013 DFI / ADSC Salt Lake City Micropile and Anchored Earth Retention Seminar on State of Practice: Micropile Structural and Geotechnical Design.
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The Impossible Bridge

To meet the challenges of building an enormous bridge, a design competition is held and unbelievable ideas are formulated. Impossible Bridges: Denmark to Swe...
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Can These Crazy High-Tech Tree Structures Get More People Into Green Space?

Can These Crazy High-Tech Tree Structures Get More People Into Green Space? | Structural design | Scoop.it
Parks in urban places have generally been envisioned as oases from fast-paced city life, as preserves shaded from modern technology and development where you can quietly read a book with the birds.
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Films & Architecture: “Cloud Atlas” | ArchDaily

Films & Architecture: “Cloud Atlas” | ArchDaily | Structural design | Scoop.it
Courtesy of Warner Bros. Pictures Cloud Altas is the adaptation of David Mitchell's novel by the same name. It follows six different story-lines, each.
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How High Can We Build?

What's the tallest THING we've ever built? How tall will we EVER be able to build? http://www.twitter.com/tweetsauce http://www.Facebook.com/VsauceGaming mus...
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HowStuffWorks "How Bridges Work"

HowStuffWorks "How Bridges Work" | Structural design | Scoop.it
Bridges support tremendous weight, span huge distances and all the while withstand the greatest forces of nature. Find out about these engineering feats (as well as some of the flaws).
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French architecture firm targets China's pollution and population problems ... - New York Daily News

French architecture firm targets China's pollution and population problems ... - New York Daily News | Structural design | Scoop.it
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To combat soaring population and pollution problems in China, a French architecture firm is looking up — and going green.
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Tallest building in southern hemisphere given go-ahead

Tallest building in southern hemisphere given go-ahead | Structural design | Scoop.it
Australia 108 to become tallest building in southern hemisphere following approval from planners for Melbourne site.
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