The Secret to a Strong Building: Demystifying Part B
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The Secret to a Strong Building: Demystifying Part B

All buildings must have a strong, serviceable, stable, & durable design-Part B The structural design of buildings, whether it’s for residential or commercial purposes, serves as a crucial foundation for ensuring safety, stability, and longevity. Structural design is not a mere arrangement of materials but a meticulous process that necessitates professional expertise to meet rigorous…

When Did Genuine SANS 10400 Come Into Effect?
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When Did Genuine SANS 10400 Come Into Effect?

The South African National Standard (SANS) 10400, also known as the Building Regulations, is a set of standards and regulations that govern the construction and maintenance of buildings in South Africa. These regulations cover various aspects of building design, construction, and safety to ensure that buildings are safe, healthy, and sustainable. The SANS 10400 regulations…

The Future Is Here: 3D-Printed Homes In The Netherlands
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The Future Is Here: 3D-Printed Homes In The Netherlands

Five 3D-Printed house projects planned for the Netherlands By this time next year a town in The Netherlands, Eindhoven, will have its first few 3D-printed homes built and ready for people to live in. There are a few companies working together with Eindhoven University of Technology and the local municipality on Project Milestone. 3D-concrete printing…

Weekend Project: Pergola Made Easy In 5 Steps
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Weekend Project: Pergola Made Easy In 5 Steps

How to Build Your Own Pergola This carefully designed, beautifully constructed wooden pergola looks rather grand and imposing. However, while it is certainly a relatively large-scale project, involving a fair amount of timber, there are no complicated joints, and you won’t need any specialised tools. You can simplify the project even further by buying ready-planed…