Honoring Earth Day, an Earthquake-Resistant Building, and more, in this
Week’s Round Up 4/18/16 – 4/22/16
As Earth Day approaches, the topic of sustainability is on the
forefront of everyone’s mind. For those that haven’t already
implemented green construction practices, this is a great time to
start. Four tips for engaging in sustainable practices, and more, in
this week’s round up of building and construction industry news.
The rods surrounding this building — resembling a spider web — are
tied to the roof and anchored to the ground, ensuring that the entire
structure sways during an earthquake instead of crumbling. This
innovative solution, and more, in this week’s round up of architecture
and design industry news.
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