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Thermal Imaging Cameras for Building Inspections

Ralf Grispen, a Level I and Level II certified Infrared Thermographer, is a longtime FLIR thermal camera user as well. “We are still using a FLIR camera we acquired 20 years ago. Although the camera is much bigger and heavier than the current models available nowadays, the thermal image quality …

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Student Living Building, Melbourne: Precast Detailing with Tekla

Located in Melbourne , the project involved the demolition of an existing 7 – storey building and construction of a 47-storey residential tower complex (with additional basement levels) in its place. The building structure included 763 units with several layouts, each including a kitchenette, pre-fabricated pod suites and a space …

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Testing soils in construction

Testing should include an assessment of the behaviour of soils under varying conditions of moisture, loading, stress, temperature etc., so that the design can accommodate both current and potential future conditions. The results of geotechnical tests enable design engineers to ensure that foundations are the appropriate type and depth, and …

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POWERFUL SOUND OF SILENCE

Apurva: Your designs are symbolic of simplicity rendered by a certain kind of silence and harmony, honest use of materials, exploration of spaces, affinity with nature, and a lyrical use of natural light and water. While defining your architecture, you welcome terms such as ‘contemporary’ and ‘contemporary vernacular’, but you …

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Being Contemporarily Vernacular

Coming from a family that is into construction industry, passion for architecture came naturally to Sunil Patil, Founder and Principal Architect SPA. Started in 1994, the firm is today counted among one of the leading architectural consultancies in India. The firm has a repertoire of more than 300 versatile projects …

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Modular Concepts: Building Modular, Building Modern

Modular construction is an alternative method of construction provides speed, savings, and sustainability. Modular Concepts LLC was incorporated in the year 2005 by Manoj Dharman. It was under his vision; along with a handful of energetic and optimist employees the company began its journey in the area of Hospital Construction …

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Inspection of climate control ceilings using thermal imaging cameras

Climate ceilings The climate control ceiling installed in Bernhoven Hospital is the MeandRo system developed by Inteco. The MeandRo system is a radiant ceiling for cooling and heating, using the passage of both hot and cold water and consists of perforated sheet steel ceiling panels in a sandwich construction, factory-equipped …

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BIM for Collaborative Work

What are the trends in the building and infrastructure sector apart from realty modelling and cloud services? There are two big ones. The one trend is the trend which is happening for a while, but no one has yet really figured out the applicability which is sustainability. So today going …

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Effective and Efficient Construction with Constructible BIM

New Technologies are revolutionising the construction industry around the world. BIM and 3D modeling has now been widely accepted worldwide. What is the scope of these technologies in India?   The real estate industry and particularly the construction industry in India is now rapidly adopting technology to reduce project costs …

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Interview: Smart Elevators & Safety

What are the different kind of safety systems incorporated in the elevator from Otis? Nothing is more important to Otis than safety. Otis’ founder, Elisha Otis, invented the elevator safety brake, making elevators safe for human passengers and enabling the tall buildings of today. We continue that tradition, with a …

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