Oroville Dam spillway (videos)

Oroville dam spillway 2011 – This is how the spillway is designed to work. Feb 7 – residents visiting the spillway noticed water shooting upwards from the spillway whilst an ongoing flood release of 50,000 cubic feet per second was occurring. Human for scale – this thing is enormous! The spillway hole had grown to […]

Smart Bricks – A New Way to Build

Kite Bricks is developing a revolutionary product that will change the way we build houses, buildings, bridges and sidewalks. From now on structures will be real thermal, much more stronger and very cheap & fast to build. Smart Brick is a revolutionary brick and the basis of a new construction system covered by issued and […]

Pouring & finishing concrete slabs

Concrete is one of the most economical, versatile and durable building materials available. Build a sidewalk, patio, or floor with QUIKRETE concrete mixes no matter your skill level. Project Instructions When working with cement-based products, always wear eye protection and waterproof gloves. Step 1 Prior to placing concrete forms: Construct the form with 2×4 or […]

Poured Foundation Wall and Insulated Slab

Step by Step Tutorial: This video will show you the different types of foundations that are commonly used in residential and commercial construction. some of these foundations are: Slab on Grade: The most typical type of foundation, consist on a footing that surrounds the perimeter of the structure and is covered by a slab set […]

Tokyo’s Incredible Underground Flood Defence Systems

The Metropolitan Area Outer Underground Discharge Channel (首都圏外郭放水路 shutoken gaikaku hōsuiro?), is an underground water infrastructure project in Kasukabe, Saitama, Japan. It is the world’s largest underground flood water diversion facility, built to mitigate overflowing of the city’s major waterways and rivers during rain and typhoon seasons. It is located between Showa in Tokyo and Kasukabe […]