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Content Type: Resource
Publisher(s): Island
Date: Feb 2014
Location: World

Although we need buildings to lead our lives, they can contribute against sustainability, which the World Business Council for Sustainable Development (WBCSD) defines as forms of progress that...

Content Type: Resource
Date: Feb 2014
Location: Nigeria

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

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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: 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): Lund University
Date: Feb 2014
Location: World

The following topics are included in the report: Health hazards from paints during application Health hazards from paints in service; Health hazards from timber preservatives during application;...

Content Type: Resource
Date: Feb 2014
Location: World

Report of the national workshop on appropriate building material and technology. Includes feedback on the uses of Compressed Stabilised Earthen Blocks (CSEB) and the use of bamboo.

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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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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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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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This guide looks at the use of bamboo as a building material. Topics includes: botanical classification, harvesting, storage and drying, the properties of bamboo, the working of bamboo, treatment...

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