Laboratory Evaluation of Select Methods of Corrosion Prevention in Reinforced Concrete Bridges

Sixteen reinforced concrete laboratory specimens were used to evaluate a number of corrosion prevention methods under an accelerated (6 months) testing program. The use of galvanic thermal sprayed zinc, galvanic embedded Continue reading

Management of Construction Logistics in Stockholm: Identifying Ways of Improvement for Construction Logistics Within the Inner City of Stockholm

The construction industry is similar to other manufacturing industries. A production is made up of several small moments and the final product arises when all these steps are completed. Each one of these Continue reading

Indigenous Materials in Modern Buildings: for Low Energy Houses in West Africa

Burkina Faso is one of the poorest countries in the world. This landlocked country in the west has an extremely warm climate. Temperatures over 45°C are not uncommon and there is an almost constant need to Continue reading

Vertical Extensions of the Urban Swahili House: A Proposal for Standardised Two-storey Construction

A decent shelter is a basic human need. In developing countries, where the industrialisation process is accompanied by rapid urbanisation, the population solves their housing situation within limits of their own savings. Therefore the majority of people in Tanzania still live in Continue reading