The rise of terrorism has created a need to design buildings that can contain blasts and reduce the likelihood of injuries to the buildings' occupants. This article discusses four design features that can be incorporated into your commercial building in order to reduce the impact of blasts: Building Configuration Buildings with a horizontal orientation can survive blasts better than buildings with a vertical orientation. This is because the horizontal orientation increases the surface area that is anchored in the ground.
When the average person thinks of crates used to transport glass bottles, they probably think of the traditional wooden crates which have been used to transport wine bottles, soft drinks and other fragile glass objects for generations. However, while these crates may be seen as somewhat old-fashioned by some, their age has not dulled their effectiveness, and timber crates are still one of the best options around when it comes to protecting your bottles during packaging and transit.
Imagine how the town or city that you live or work in would look like if everyone was allowed to use the land any way they like. The town or city would probably look poorly planned. Urban or town planners play an integral part in the development of towns and cities across Australia by helping local councils or municipalities to achieve sustainable urban development. Here's why every town or city in Australia and the rest of the world requires urban planning:
Many Australians dream of being able to build a home from scratch. Building a home using your own ideas and plans allows you to create the perfect space which is fitted with everything you need to live a productive and happy life. If you are one of the lucky people who are in the process of designing and building their own home, below is a guide to 3 things you consider asking the home builder to install once the bricks and mortar are in place and the roof has been put on.
Tiling a shower cubicle can be the perfect finishing touch that creates a beautiful and peaceful space for washing. In smaller bathrooms, in particular, just having the shower tiled really makes it stand out and creates more of an impression of it being separate from the rest of the room. The beauty and versatility of porcelain tiles make them an excellent choice for shower walls, but if you start looking into it, you'll quickly realise that not all of these tiles are the same.