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In this paper, a study on the various indigenous materials used for the constuction of the traditional houses of Myanmar is made. The aim of the study is to collect the basic data for further...

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This article in Building Ethiopia - Sustainability and Innovation in Architecture and Design (volume I) takes a look on the capital of Ethiopia as an ideal situation where the urban phenomena of...

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Date: Feb 2014
Location: World

The Commission on Human Settlements, in its decision 13/24 of 7 May 1991, decided to include in the agenda of its fourteenth session in 1993 the theme named "Appropriate, intermediate, cost-...

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Publisher(s): Article 25
Date: Feb 2014
Location: World

This presentation highlights the properties of bamboo as a potential building / design / construction / engineering material. It explores the physical anatomy of bamboo, its structural and...

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Date: Feb 2014
Location: Africa, Asia

This report fulfils one of the goals of the International Year of Shelter for the Homeless by providing decision-makers in developing countries with a basis on which to undertake reforms in the...

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Date: Feb 2014
Location: Nigeria

A paper on affordability in building construction through the use of interlocking bricks.

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This paper highlights the combination of use of stabilized earth blocks as an indigenous material for construction and composite building materials in Nigeria, and further stressed that the...

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This paper reviews the first of two Hosing & Hazards studies into affordable techniques for strengthening Kutcha housing. A participatory survey identified the common building materials in use...

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Various leaflets about building materials: Concrete BlocksCement Floor TileConcrete BeamRoosterCurved Concrete TileMCR (Micro Concrete Roof)Paving BlocksBeam BlockConcrete Door & Window...

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Publisher(s): Bambus
Date: Feb 2014
Location: World

Building with bamboo looks back on an ancient tradition in the regions in which plant grows in abundance, such as South America, Africa and, in particular, in South-East-Asia. Bamboo is one of the...

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