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How To Earthquake-Proof Buildings

How To Earthquake-Proof Buildings Steel and concrete are the two most prevalent types of structural support materials used in the commercial construction industry. However, given the recent, troubling increase in the number and magnitude of earthquakes occurring globally, it begs the question: Which material performs better in response to severe seismic forces? It’s a difficult…

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Global Construction Risks: A Survivor’s Guide

Global Construction Risks: A Survivor’s Guide Successfully designing and erecting a quality building in an emerging economy requires a lot to go right, whether it’s adhering to local codes, navigating the logistics of global manufacturing and shipping, or any number of other challenges. Consider, too, the capital market’s demands for quicker and deeper returns, and…

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Design-Build Construction In One Month

Design-Build Construction In One Month Design-build construction has always delivered proven speed-to-market advantages. It can slash months off already aggressive schedules. In addition, when design-build is used in conjunction with a systems construction approach, timelines are condensed even more significantly, because critical project functions happen concurrently. Also, if your building plans involve construction of replicable,…

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4 Construction Challenges When Building In India

4 Construction Challenges When Building In India Thundering past a threshold of explosive growth, and recently surpassing China as the world’s fastest-growing economy, the country of India has caused major multinational corporations (MNCs) to sit up and take notice. As cited in a December, 2015 Building Design + Construction editorial, a report from Global Construction…

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5 Principles Of Lean Construction

5 Principles Of Lean Construction The new year is a good time to re-examine various approaches to business and determine what methods or processes can be changed to bring about better results. One specific area, as it relates to facility expansion or new construction, is worth serious evaluation. It offers the potential to completely transform…

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