The Research Institute of the Hospital de Saint Paul, a Tile of Spain Award Winning Project

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Receiving first prize in the 2019 edition of the Tile of Spain Awards, the Research Institute of the Hospital de Saint Paul is a uniquely constructed building conceived as a technological infrastructure with a deep commitment to global sustainability. Dry construction systems were used to craft the foundation, the first layer of the facade, the surrounding ceramic envelope, and the interior walls and floors of the research center.

OTT Korean glaze

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Finding a way to draw pure earth from glazed pieces led material researcher Seok-hyeon Yoon towards Ott. Recycling spent ceramics back into production is an important aim to increase the sustainability of mass produced tableware and tiles.

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Five Incredible Alternative Glazes

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Experimenting with the traditional Korean laquering technique Ott, material researcher Seok-hyeon Yoon has demonstrated its viability as a ceramic glaze. A collaboration between Formafantasma and Dzek spearheaded research into the potential applications of volcanic ash.

Decorative Tile in U.S. to See Steady Demand through 2020

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Blog Industry research tile of spain U.S.demand for decorative tile is forecast to increase 3.5% annually to 3.1 billion sq ft in 2020 , according to a recent study from The Freedonia Group. Growth in building construction expenditures will drive advances. Porcelain tile is expected to register the fastest growth in area demand terms through 2020. The rise in popularity of thin porcelain tile (TPT) will especially bolster demand.

Consumer Research Spells Out Who Decides What’s a Value

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If you want to get a reading on what the consumer is thinking in this post-recession and the painfully slow recovery era, you need to talk with Gary Johnston, Marketing Communications Brand Manager at Invista

Consumer Research Spells Out Who Decides What’s a Value

Tile Magazine

If you want to get a reading on what the consumer is thinking in this post-recession and the painfully slow recovery era, you need to talk with Gary Johnston, Marketing Communications Brand Manager at Invista

Researchers Develop Ultra-Resistant and Self-Repairing Concrete Materials

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A collaborative study led by researchers from the Universitat Politècnica de València (UPV) and the Politecnico di Milano has resulted in a new ultra-resistant and self-repairing concrete

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New Research Report on Global Ceramics Market

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The vendors in the ceramics industry have to invest in high-quality production processes, logistics systems that guarantee fast delivery, and the development of innovative products in order to keep

Tile of Spain Awards 2019

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Santa Creu & Sant Pau Hospital Research Centre | Photo credit: Aldo Amoretti. This year the winner in the Architecture category has gone to the PICHarchitects_Pich-Aguilera and 2BMFG Arquitectes for their work on the Santa Creu & Sant Pau Hospital Research Centre in Barcelona.

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Researchers Propose a New Technique in Construction Industry to Eliminate CO2

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The construction industry is an important source of carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions worldwide, accounting for approximately 8% of total global CO2 emissions, according to International Energy Agency

Silicastone Saves Scrap

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Adding to the raft of innovative eco companies featured here on Tile Addict is Alusid -formed in 2015 after research at the University of Central Lancashire which investigated ways that waste could be repurposed into surface materials. The result was Silicastone, a new durable material made from 98% minimum of glass, ceramics and mineral waste. Silicastone Strata in Charcoal from Alusid.

Researchers Point Out Wooden Buildings as an Effective Sustainable Alternative

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The conflict in Ukraine and the European sanctions imposed on Russia, as a response, have had a significant impact on energy and commodity prices. The confluence of supply unpredictability, high

Avente Tile Talk: Carter's Hand-Painted Ceramic Tiles, Murals and.

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Being interested in history, I decided to research some information on the building and its tiles. Tuesday, August 13, 2013. Carters Hand-Painted Ceramic Tiles, Murals and Façades - Disappearing History. When I set out to write this blog article, I intended to put a few words to a photograph of the Poole Arms (in Poole, Dorset, UK,) with its striking green tile fa ç ade. Poole Arms. Photography by Joanne Bradley. The Poole Arms is perhaps the oldest pub on the quay.

Welding Safety at the Forefront of New Research

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To create a better understanding of workers’ exposure to welding fumes in Australia, the NSW Government’s Centre for Work Health and Safety is conducting new research.

Researchers Endeavor to Incorporate Sustainability, Safety, and Comfort in Engineered Floor Slabs

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Penn State researchers investigated A practical strategy for enhancing sustainability in buildings is using less material in floors, as it can decrease the environmental footprint of the structure.

Clay Cloth

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The company founder, Justina Monceviciute, has an educational background in Textile and Surface Design and continues her research through CLAYTHING, successfully challenging perceptions of clay, and forming “a playful fusion between art, material research and architecture” Foldable Clay (105mm by 85mm). Exploring new and unusual materials is a rare Tile Addict treat. Today there is something unexpected to see, the unlikely pairing of clay and textile.

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UF Southwest Florida Research and Education Center New Building Dedication Set for Jan. 5

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The walls have been painted, the new floor tiles have been set and new science equipment has been installed in time for the dedication of the University of Florida Southwest Florida Research and

Research Report on Global Construction Industry

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MarketReportsStore.com adds Global Construction Outlook 2020 market research report on worldwide construction industry and how construction will evolve in all major countries, to its library.

MIT Researchers Develop Computational Model to Monitor Stability of Buildings

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Now researchers at When a truck rumbles by a building, vibrations can travel up to the structure’s roof and down again, generating transient tremors through the intervening floors and beams.

The Tile Shop: Design by Kirsty: What's Your Style?

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We've been doing some research, and so far we have found this and [link] have been the most helpful. skip to main | skip to sidebar. The Tile Shop: Design by Kirsty. Design Tips, Inspiration, and Tile Shop updates. Search This Blog. Loading. Thursday, December 26, 2013. Whats Your Style? Good morning! From the runway to kitchen- whats your style? Your fashion tastes can translate into home design…… Please click on the image to view: Posted by. Kirsty. 8:00 AM.

Researchers Develop High-Performance Sustainable Regenerated Isotropic Wood

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Plastic was invented in the late 19th century, and since then, it has transformed human lives. The advent of plastic paved the way to a robust, lightweight, and economical material, which

Tile Research in Valencia: Part I - Nolla tiles, exhibition in the ceramics museum

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This post is about ceramic tiles of the famous Mosaicos Nolla factory. There is an exhibition about those in the "Museo de la Cerámica González Martí", and since there is no catalogue, I have to write about it, while I still remember. The exhibition is open until the 6th of January 2016. Miguel Nolla Bruget was born 22.5. 1815 in Reus, in a family of textile merchants. In 1835 he moved to Valencia and in 1839 he married Juana Sagrera Guix, a girl of high-class bourgeoisie.

Researchers Develop an Eco-Friendly Cooling System Without the Use of Fossil Fuels

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As far as warm climate countries are concerned, air conditioning already accounts for a significant portion of the total energy consumption. It is not just considered as a burden to the environment

Tile research in Valencia: part II - the Nolla factory and "palace" in Meliana

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After I read about the factory in Meliana, I had to go there of course, to see what is left of it. There is a metro station "Meliana" and from the train I could already see the "castle". The factory was built in 1860 and began to work from 1864/65. In this old photo you can see the bottle-shaped kilns. The factory walls still stand today, the belong to Schneider Electrics, who did not let me get onto their premises.

Civic Library in Canada Takes Research into the 21st Century

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Information provided by ZAS Architects + Interiors ; photos by doublespace photography ] The post Civic Library in Canada Takes Research into the 21st Century appeared first on Freshome.com. ZAS Architects + Interiors completed the design of the Vaughan Civic Centre Resource Library , a contemporary project in Ontario, Canada. Inspired by the evolving role of the library in the digital age, the imposing gathering venue is dedicated to community learning and creativity.

Top Posts of 2017: Disruptions, Technology, and Supply Chain Trends

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Autonomous vehicles (AV) were the talk of the Transportation Research Board’s annual meeting, with conversations centered on the ways the technology could dramatically shape the future of logistics. Industry research has found that a large majority of manufacturing and supply chain leaders believe that the digital supply chain will be the predominant model within five years. Regulation Research Technology Disruption Supply Chain Technology supply chain trends

Cement tiles/ Zementfliesen/ mosaicos hidráulicos: More tile research

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More tile research. More tile research. Cement tiles/ Zementfliesen/ mosaicos hidráulicos. about tiles - mainly about patterned floor tiles made either of cement or clay. Pages. About. Thursday, February 7, 2013. Sorry about the long delay - I am still busy with my "tile-maker-book", but I finally see light at the end of the tunnel. In the biography about José María Tejera and his company, I have now reached the final part about his widow.

Cement tiles/ Zementfliesen/ mosaicos hidráulicos: Tile research (II)

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Tile research (II). Tile research (IV) - the best at last. Tile research (III) in Puerto Real. Tile research (II). Tile research in Jerez de la Frontera (part I). Cement tiles/ Zementfliesen/ mosaicos hidráulicos. about tiles - mainly about patterned floor tiles made either of cement or clay. Pages. About. Sunday, December 18, 2011. Yes, I did find some interesting information concerning "my" Sr.

Cement tiles/ Zementfliesen/ mosaicos hidráulicos: Tile research (IV.

Mosaicos

Tile research (IV) - the best at last. Tile research (IV) - the best at last. Tile research (III) in Puerto Real. Tile research (II). Tile research in Jerez de la Frontera (part I). Cement tiles/ Zementfliesen/ mosaicos hidráulicos. about tiles - mainly about patterned floor tiles made either of cement or clay. Pages. About. Tuesday, December 27, 2011.

Tile research (III) in Puerto Real - Zementfliesen/ mosaicos hidráulicos

Mosaicos

Tile research (III) in Puerto Real. Tile research (IV) - the best at last. Tile research (III) in Puerto Real. Tile research (II). Tile research in Jerez de la Frontera (part I). Cement tiles/ Zementfliesen/ mosaicos hidráulicos. about tiles - mainly about patterned floor tiles made either of cement or clay. Pages. About. Tuesday, December 20, 2011. One afternoon I went to Puerto Real, where José Mª Tejera had his "holiday home" - the hacienda San José.

The World’s First Research Hub Aims to Develop Living Buildings

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Newcastle University and Northumbria University have been mutually awarded £8 million from Research England’s Expanding Excellence in England fund to set up the first research Hub in the

Researchers Develop New Technique to Track Water in Concrete Structures

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Researchers from North Carolina State University and the University of Eastern Finland have developed a new technique for tracking water in concrete structures – allowing engineers to identify

Research Report on Global Dry Construction Market

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Research and Markets has announced the addition of the "Dry Construction Market by Type, Material, System, Application & Region - Trends and Forecast to 2020" report to their offering

Nanoindentation can Benefit Crystals in Concrete, Reveal Rice University Researchers

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Researchers from Rice University have determined that no matter how small or large a tobermorite is, it will react to loading forces precisely in the same way. However, the strength of tobermorite

Research Shows Recycled Concrete Reduces Environmental Impact

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Every day we are impacted by recycled materials. We dry our hands with recycled paper towels, drink our coffee from recycled paper cups, and even drink our water from recycled plastic bottles.

BCC Research Report on U.S. Market for Green Building Materials

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This BCC Research report is on the the U.S. market for green building materials. Includes forecasts through 2019. Use this report to:- Receive information about types of green building technologies

Research on Cleansing Chemical-Contaminated Concrete

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In March 1995 nearly a dozen people were killed and thousands injured when a deadly nerve agent sarin was released into the Tokyo subway system by a Japanese cult. This is a cause for concern - what

Researchers Explore Ways to Enhance Biodiversity of Green Roofs

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According to a new study from the University of Portsmouth, using living organisms such as fungi or bacteria as a substitute to chemical fertilizers can enhance the soil biodiversity of green roofs

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New Research Report on Cement Industry in China

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Research and Markets has announced the addition of the "Research Report on China's Cement Industry, 2010-2019" report to their offering. The economic imbalance between different regions

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Building a successful stone shop through careful research and.

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UNIST Researchers to Develop New High-Speed Ground Transportation System

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This may sound implausible, but a team of researchers at UNIST are developing core technologies to produce a new form of Imagine one could make a train trip from Seoul to Busan in about 16 minutes.

Research and Markets Adds New Report on Qatar Construction Industry

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Research and Markets has announced the addition of the "Qatar Construction Industry - The World Cup 2022 and Beyond 2015" report to their offering. In the run up to the hosting of the World

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Comprehensive Research Report on US Green Building Materials Market

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This BCC Research report is on the the U.S. market for green building materials. Includes forecasts through 2019. Use this report to:- Receive information about types of green building technologies