Buildings old and new create the physical environment in which we live, work and play. This video looks at the cutting edge techniques involved in restoration and eco-friendly housing, discussing how technology is helping to achieve some remarkable feats in the industry, from aiding the completion of the Sagrada Familia to building relocations. It examines technological advances that have enabled the design of rotating buildings and subways constructed under heritage cities.
This video covers basic information on construction technology including a definition of construction, the project design, types of construction, the involvement of architects in the construction process, zoning laws, building codes, local covenants, site preparation, substructure and superstructure, building materials, installation of utilities, enclosing, and finishing. A Meridian Production. (17 minutes)
In this program, three women with rewarding careers in the construction trades describe their work. Menyui Leung is a welder with experience in manufacturing and shipbuilding; Suzy Zaric is a restoration carpenter specializing in damage repair; Luce Gregoire is an electrician who works on lighting and heating equipment. Conversations with coworkers and supervisors add to the descriptions of each job. Part of the series Career Options for Women: Emerging Opportunities.
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