How to Get Free Building Materials
The idea of finding resources for free building materials may not seem possible to some. With perseverance and some luck, you can find free flooring materials, lumber, kitchen and bath fixtures and just about everything else you need....
ALUCOBOND® has been developed as a rigid, yet flexible façade material for architectural uses. ALUCOBOND® is extremely weatherproof, impact-resistant and bre...
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With the arrival of summer all that I can think about is taming our 15 acres of woods. I have been working on making play areas in the woods for the kids. They do not really need MY help as they have the entire woods at their disposal... but some semi focused spaces are nice. We do not do the plastic thing as natural spaces and natural materials are so much better for kids. Unfortunately these days we do not live in a world that grows free-range children. Instead the problem of…
UK's First Straw Bale Holiday Home by Carol Atkinson
Hay may be for horses, but straw bales also make an excellent sustainable building material. Constructed by former accountant Carol Atkinson, The Straw Bale Cabin in East Yorkshire is the UK’s first straw-bale holiday home! The cabin has been built with
Mamagreen Designer Outdoor Furniture | SLH
Discover the Mamagreen range of designer outdoor furniture available at SLH. Shop online or instore. Aus-Wide Shipping Available. Discover more here.
In October 2007, House Beautiful featured a pared-down, traditional, serene and sensible style (music to my ears!) they called Belgian Style. I saw photos of this style a few months prior when designer Kay Douglass' own home was featured in the magazine. Apparently Axel Vervoordt, the famous Belgian antiques dealer and collector, launched this eclectic style when he assembled the key elements in decorating his Antwerp castle! When I think of Belgium, I regret to say that nothing stands out…
How to Use Sustainable Building Materials
Using sustainable building materials is an important step in creating an energy-efficient, eco-friendly building. It will lower your energy costs and save raw materials. Sustainable building materials are renewable, used, refurbished, recycled, or recyclable. Some sustainable building materials incorporate energy efficiency into their structure and design. Here are some of the types of sustainable building materials you can use, and how you can make use of these materials on your next…
Researchers develop system to help prevent construction accidents and materials falling from buildings | Science News
Construction management experts at the University of Calgary's Schulich School of Engineering have developed a system that employs remote sensing technology to improve safety on construction sites by using tracking tags to monitor movements in real-time.
Environment Friendly Building Materials
With the increase in pollution and environmental disasters, more people choose to use eco-friendly products in every walk of life. Today people all over the world prefer to use eco-friendly buildin…