Isambard Kingdom Brunel and the History Of Construction

Aug - 21 2017

The Concealed Gun appears back to the life span of a man regarded by most as the best engineer ever — Isambard Kingdom Brunel. Born in Portsmouth in 1806, Brunel chose the titles of both his French refugee dad (Sir Marc Isambard Brunel) along with his English mother (Sophia Kingdom). Much more fatefully, nevertheless, Brunel […]

The History Of Timber Cladding

Mar - 11 2015

Timber cladding is a sturdy, natural siding that is easy to install and quite affordable. Combine these assets with the fact that timber cladding is a good-looking finish to your home or shed, and you have a popular material with a colorful history. Dark Ages Believe it or not, timber cladding has been recorded as […]

The History Of Stonework

Oct - 20 2014

Natural stone planters, retaining walls, and pathways are all part of the skills sets of stonemasons in the UK. In fact, stonemasonry is one of the oldest skills in civilization. From the initial quarrying to the final sculpting, every planter and building is a monument to the creativity and mastery of the stonemason who created […]

The History Of Civil Engineering

Jun - 30 2014

From the ancient Egyptian pyramids to the Millau Viaduct, the history of civil engineering is a fascinating read. Here are some of the highlights of this ever-evolving science. What Is Civil Engineering? Civil engineering is “the branch of engineering concerned with the design and construction of such public works as dams or bridges”1. Most people […]