Building materials

The building materials (photos)

The construction of the various rooms and structures of a house or building, together with elements of comfort and decoration makes use of a diverse range ¬†of materials, according to their qualities. The various properties sought for these different elements leads to the choice of certain materials which fulfill the intended function in the best …

The construction project manager

The construction project manager

In the field of construction, the construction project manager, also known as general contractor (in the US) and main contractor (in the UK), is the head of a construction project, an individual or legal person who directs the proper execution of the works.

Land lot with a well-integrated building

Choosing a land lot

The construction of a building necessarily involves the acquisition of land lot, which, depending on its location, orientation, vegetation, basement, easements, etc. – will profoundly influence the possibilities or limits of construction, and its overall cost at construction and for long-term maintenance. Here is an overview of the different points to take into account to …