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The five narrowest buildings in the world

While the Flatiron building is only two metres wide at one end, some very narrow homes such as the Keret House contain a kitchen, bathroom, living room and bedroom. We take a look at the narrowest buildings on the planet.

04/05/2022

Tungsteno

The secrets of the Colosseum, the largest amphitheatre in history

For half a millennium, the Roman Colosseum was the scene of fierce gladiatorial combat, chariot races, parades of exotic animals and even public executions. We analyse the construction of the world's largest amphitheatre, which has also been a source of inspiration for emblematic films such as Gladiator.

20/04/2022

Engineering

We innovate in the construction of test flight centers 

The Flight Test Center in Jaén (Spain) has hosted several important projects due to the capacity of its facilities to develop high-tech tests.

22/03/2022

Tungsteno

The three keys to constructing healthy buildings

Europeans spend 90% of their time indoors, according to the European Commission. And, apart from sedentary lifestyles, indoor environments can pose other health risks. We analyse to what extent the choice of materials, ventilation and insulation are key to building healthy spaces.

26/01/2022

Science talks

Volcanic ash, a material to construct buildings and roads

The coarser picón aggregate, which is lighter than gravel, is used in the production of mortar and concrete, which are used in the manufacture of picón blocks (that replace ceramic bricks), sub-floors, textured wall finishing, light cement, pervious concrete, etc…

17/12/2021

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