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Bird's-Eye View: The Science Behind Construction And Contracting


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Bird's-Eye View: The Science Behind Construction And Contracting

Hi! I'm AJ and I have an unusual hobby. I love abseiling down buildings - legally, of course. It is a growing tourist activity and I have been lucky enough to try it in many parts of the world. When you are on top of a building and then making your descent, you really have time to admire the overall construction and materials used. It is actually mind-boggling to think about the builders and machines who have put together such amazing architecture. I've been reading quite a few books lately about construction techniques and I'm quite in awe of the science involved. I hope that you find the science behind construction as fascinating as I do. Thank you for your time.

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Removing an entire building is not easy work, and finding the right professional to do it for you is essential to make sure the process is as simple and painless as possible. What you might not realise is that there are three different types of demolition contractors, and it matters that you get the right one for your job. They can be quite easily split into the three different categories of buildings: residential, industrial and commercial. Read More 

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Subdividing property involves dividing one piece of land into two or more sections to increase the value of the property. Subdivision of land, if done correctly, can lead to significant equity gains. The following are some of the factors you need to consider before subdividing your land in Australia. The Shape of the Property The shape and slope of the land will determine how many dwellings your property can accommodate. The shape of your property can limit access to the land. Read More 

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When planning a kitchen, design options abound from all directions. You could go minimalist, contemporary or industrial, or you can choose a variety of other options. Here are several ideas to inspire your imagination.  Sparked-Up Minimalism Minimalist kitchens with sleek, smooth, unfussy surfaces can create calming and peaceful environments. Your senses will relax without an overload of bright colours and detail. However, at times these designs can feel bland and sterile and lack personality. Read More