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Almost like freestanding: Wall-mounted bathtubs

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Almost like freestanding: Wall-mounted bathtubs

Almost like freestanding: Wall-mounted bathtubs Repabad Ltd. A free-standing bathtub: the dream of many builders!But unfortunately, the space conditions in the bathroom are often not designed to place a tub freestanding in thebathroom. The solution are wall-mounted bathtubs, which stand on at least one side on the wall and in which the other two to three sides are visible, i.e. are visually free in the room. Advantage, the bathtub takes up less space than a freestanding model. A wall fitting can also be used, which are more attractive in price than stand fittings.The pre-wall bathtub is clad with an apron,...

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10 films with amazing architecture to stream during coronavirus self-isolation

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10 films with amazing architecture to stream during coronavirus self-isolation

10 films with amazing architecture to stream during coronavirus self-isolation With hundreds of millions of people currently in isolation or lockdown, Dezeen's India Block has selected 10 feature films that use architecture in exciting ways to watch as a distraction from coronavirus-induced boredom.   Parasite, 2019 The rich family's house in Korean director Bong Joon-ho's Oscar-winning dark comedy about society practically steal's the show. Sleek modernist lines and expensive furniture betrays little hint of the leech-black darkness below the surface. Built by the fictional architect Namgoong Hyeonja, the mansion was actually the work of production director Lee Ha-Jun and was made up of...

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Advanced Concrete Technology Speeds Construction

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Advanced Concrete Technology Speeds Construction

Advanced Concrete Technology Speeds Construction Advanced concrete technology (ACT) is a construction technology and methodology that combines several steps and inspections into one, expediting the construction timeline dramatically — and saving a substantial amount of money in the process. ACT leverages fully concrete exterior and interior walls that are erected first and then fully equipped with plumbing and electricity kits, which enables crews to produce hundreds of units in about 76 percent of the total construction time, saving an average of 30 percent of the construction costs per project. ACT is suited for use in a wide variety of applications....

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Construction technology: connectivity is key

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Construction technology: connectivity is key

Construction technology: connectivity is key When it comes to construction technology, Dr Burcin Kaplanoglu, executive director, innovation officer, Oracle, surely has one of the most impressive CVs in the industry. He has been at Oracle for around two years and before this spent over 15 years at Lendlease where he was vice president, director of operations at Lendlease’s Telecommunication Infrastructure Business Unit. Kaplanoglu is also adjunct professor at Northwestern University’s McCormick School of Engineering in the US.   Oracle has a working construction technology lab in Chicago, US Speaking at Digital Construction Week in the UK, with an espresso in front of him and...

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The Future of Construction: Electrical Machinery is Underway

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The Future of Construction: Electrical Machinery is Underway

The Future of Construction: Electrical Machinery is Underway This article is sponsored by Super Groups. Kubota is known for its well-manufactured construction equipmentPhoto: Kubota Many car manufacturers have been developing electric vehicles as part of the global shift toward creating a cleaner environment. These vehicles will be powered by rechargeable batteries instead of petrol and as such, the big question is, “Will the construction industry be part of the movement?” In the next 20 years, it’s possible that construction machinery will move away from diesel and become all-electric. So the next time you’re looking for a mini excavator for sale, you...

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