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Design & Construction builds long-term trusted partnerships by providing one-stop shopping for buildings – from permitting to design, from construction management to operation and maintenance. D&c ‘s engineers (civil engineer, mechanical and electrical engineer, architect) provide expertise for the planning and design of buildings.

D&c ’s suite of construction management services includes construction project administration, construction inspection, constructability reviews, project controls and document management, scheduling, cost estimating and cost control, project close-out. In that way, owners have direct contact and communication with the Project Manager Engineer for every issue concerns them.

We prefer to integrate our construction expertise with our design planning as early as possible in the life of a project. That way, our construction plan is the context within which we design and procure; resulting in reduced schedule and costs.

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15 Dec 2016

9 Interesting Pedestrian Bridge Designs From Around The World

Pedestrian bridges or more commonly known as footbridges offer great access for pedestrians and cyclists by linking two distinct areas such as roads, mountainous terrain, rivers etc. Since time immemorial, these bridges have facilitated safe movement and with changing technology, these bridges have witnessed[…..]

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15 Dec 2016
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Galileo is the European global satellite-based navigation system

Galileo is Europe’s Global Satellite Navigation System (GNSSGNSSGlobal Navigation Satellite System), providing improved positioning and timing information with significant positive implications for many European services and users. For example: Galileo allows users to know their exact position with greater precision than what is offered[…..]

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26 Sep 2016

World’s Longest Railway Tunnel now open

The world’s largest railway tunnel, the Gotthard Base Tunnel in Switzerland, was blessed on June in a ceremony attended by an inter-faith group of religious leaders. A Catholic priest, a pastor, a rabbi and an imam were present at the ceremony. The completion of[…..]

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25 Sep 2016

Can we beat mother nature at materials design?

In nature, wood, shells, and other structural materials are lightweight, strong, and tough. Significantly, these materials are made at the ambient temperature in the local environment — not at the high temperatures at which human-made structural materials are generally processed. Similar materials are difficult[…..]

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24 Sep 2016

Nothing, and something, give concrete strength, toughness

What does one need to strengthen or toughen concrete? A lot of nothing. Or something.  The “nothing” is in the form of microscopic voids and the “something” consists of particular particles embedded in the most common construction material on Earth. Rice University materials scientist[…..]