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Constrained construction or confined construction

البناء المقيد أو البناء المحصور

Why is the construction restricted to concrete elements, connecting columns and bridges of small-section beams? The poor performance of non-reinforced construction and regular non-ductile reinforced concrete frame construction caused unacceptably high human and economic losses in previous earthquakes. This led to the need to develop and promote alternative building techniques. The goal is to achieve […]

2022 Habitat: Design Competition Climate Positive Concrete Housing

2022 Habitat: Design Competition Climate Positive Concrete Housing

Architecture Competition: 2022 Habitat: Design Competition Climate Positive Concrete Housing In response to the simultaneous crises of Equity, Climate and Housing, this competition challenges students to envision the ideal Habitat home in one of seven North American regions. The Association of Collegiate Schools of Architecture (ACSA) is pleased to announce the Habitat Design Competition: Climate Positive […]