Drone surveying and mapping

Drone being used with an tablet screen facing the screen

What is a drone survey? Drone surveying is the process of acquiring data from an aerial viewpoint. Combining images or a LiDAR scan produces a high-resolution image. These images each carry a set of 3D coordinates, which enables further processing to assemble them into a sketch with accurate measurements. The practice of autonomous drone mapping …

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Reusable and recyclable building materials

What building materials can be recycled? There are several types of building materials that can be recycled: Gypsum (plasterboard) can create pellets and powder Metal can become furnishings, fixtures, and lighting Brick, concrete, and blocks will be turned into rubble Wood can be used for pathways, mulches, compost, animal bedding and particleboard Glass will become …

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Zaha Hadid (1950-2016)

Who was Zaha Hadid? Zaha Hadid was a British-Iraqi architect, artist, and designer. She was a rare woman in a male-dominated industry, known for her curving facades, sharp angles, and use of severe materials, such as concrete and steel. Zaha Hadid’s Childhood Born on 31st October 1950 in Baghdad, Iraq, she grew up in a …

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Urban Regeneration

What is urban regeneration? Urban regeneration is the transformation of a town or city. It’s an approach to city planning to repair social and economic problems, like improving the physical and environmental aspects of a town or city for its citizens. Why is urban regeneration so important? As the UK becomes more sustainable, transforming towns …

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