Top 6 Earthquake Proof Buildings Across the World

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Earthquakes are nature’s worst disasters. In layman’s terms, an earthquake is defined as the shaking of the earth’s surface. The majority of deaths in the event of an earthquake occur due to structural collapse of buildings, homes, offices, etc. Hence, there is a vital need to integrate earthquake-resistant technology to make earthquake proof buildings in […]

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20 Most Sustainable and Green Building Examples From Across the Globe

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Buildings across the globe are adopting sustainable operational and constructional strategies. The increase in the number of initiatives doesn’t just accrue from increased awareness about climate change but green buildings actually offer significant cost savings. It’s not just the new establishments are integrating it into their building design blueprints but even existing structures are being […]

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The Top 3 Causes Of Accidents In Construction Sites

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After agriculture, the construction industry in India is the 2nd largest employer and contributor to economic activity. Unfortunately, this sector is very hazardous and contributes towards a maximum number of accidents, deaths, and illness to the workers. This fact holds true for other developed countries as well. According to Hämäläinen et al. (2010), accident statistics […]

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Construction Site Safety – 7 Tips To Ensure Your Workers Are Safe

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Injuries and illnesses in construction sites aren’t uncommon. The threat to the life and health of workers comes from several sources – working at a height, electrocution, machinery failure, contact with hazardous and toxic materials and accidents. According to an NDTV report, more than 77 deaths had occurred between 2012 and 2015. This, however, is […]

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Stormwater Management – Why India Desperately Needs One

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Rapidly growing urbanization and the uncontrolled changing of the natural landscape has brought out a serious problem for many Indian cities. While natural calamities like flood are on the rise every year, urban and semi-urban areas are continuously striving to improve their drainage systems. The problem is not recent, if we look deeper. Most big […]

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7 Most Commonly Used Construction and Building Materials in India

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The construction industry in India integrates a variety of locally sourced materials. This highly depends on the kind of construction, which range from ‘Kuccha’ mud houses to modern urban infrastructures that use high-end materials. The pressing problem with the industry is, however, the way the source materials are obtained. Sand mining, open fly ash factories, […]

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