In today’s world it is an undeniable fact that technology has become a part of our everyday lives both socially and professionally. The fast paced advancement of technology has had a great impact on the workplace.
Masdar city is the world’s first self-sustainable city. Situated at about 17 kilometers from downtown Abu Dhabi, the city aims to be the first city in the world with zero waste, zero carbon emissions and fossil fuel free.
The DRAGONFLY is a prototype urban farm project by VINCENT CALLEBAUT ARCHITECTURES. The idea was conceived to be located on Roosevelt Island in the center of New York City, aiming to promote urban agriculture.
The New San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge, with 2047 feet (625m) long span, in San Francisco bay is expected to open in 2013 with an approximate construction cost of billion. It’s main feature is a single tower self-anchored suspension bridge with an asymmetrical design.
Real scale 6story building shake table earthquake test. This is a video of a real scale (1:1) six floor reinforced concrete building, tested on a shake table with a 100% simulation of Kobe’s earthquake.
Eurocode Provisions for Discontinued Columns The following provisions are stated in EN1998-1, paragraph 188.8.131.52.5, regarding beams supporting discontinued vertical elements (columns).