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