Are there any specific softwares to use for each kind of element (I.e.: beam, column, slab) or are there softwares that will help with a complete system level design and analysis?
There are many agencies approvals to be obtained for a new build. But is there a consolidated list of agency approvals that needs to be sought? and what are they for?
There are two types of fire protection systems, Active Fire Protection (AFP) and Passive Fire Protection (PFP). Passive Fire Protection is a group of systems that compartmentalize a building through the use of fire-resistance rated walls and floor...
Many existing buildings were built when there were little/no regulations on air quality. However, in recent times, as the industry and building users become more aware of the importance and implications of poor air quality, new regulations have be...
For gas reticulation system calculation
Is it recommended for a graduate to start working in research or industry for construction and built environment?
What are the various paths available and which areas are most in demand for construction and built environment?
Architects and Planners often refer to basic shapes as building massing. What does building massing actually do? Is it important to have building massing? and what is its value?
With BIM, traditional role of QS to do budget estimation could be taken over by click of a button. How should the QS role evolve with these changes