When is a building not a modern building material?

Modern building materials are not all that new.In the late 1800s, many people believed that certain types of materials were less durable than others, and thus were not suitable for use in building.In 1893, the American Institute of Architects (AIA) declared that “Modern building materials” were a type of materials not suitable to be used in modern buildings.However, the term […]

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Barry’s building material found at Eifs site

A source close to Barry’s family says that the family has located the foundation materials used in the building of the world’s tallest building, the World Trade Center.CNN has obtained the materials from the Department of Energy, which is handling the construction of the World Center for the Performing Arts, which was built on top of the former Eifl building […]

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How to create a modern building using modern materials

This article originally appeared on BBC News.The BBC has apologised after the title of a story in its new digital edition caused offence.The article included an image of a building which depicted a modern-looking building.It read: “Builders: what you need to know about modern building building materials.”The caption in question said: “The modern building material is not the same as […]

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Solar panels could save lives and cut carbon emissions by the year 2026

By 2025, solar power could provide all the power our homes, offices, and homesites use, saving an estimated 2 billion tonnes of carbon dioxide emissions each year, according to a new study.The study, published in the journal Nature Energy, also found that solar panels could reduce carbon dioxide pollution by as much as 40 percent.In other words, the sun’s rays […]

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