Why Do We Build Skyscrapers?

A lot of buildings in the world today, that are considered representatives of Modern Architecture, seem to have exceeded all natural limitations when it comes to height. The typically monolithic shape of the popular (from the looks of it) skyscrapers continue to increase in height. The tallest building in the world in the year of…

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On Pneumatic Elevators

Elevators for use in residential buildings and small commercial spaces come in four principal types — hydraulic, winding drum, counterweight and pneumatic lift. All of them have several pros and cons but the last one is undoubtedly the most interesting of the group. Known for their bullet-like shape and unique glass exteriors, pneumatic lifts provide…

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Things to Do With Chimichurri

Okay, so you’ve found a great Chimichurri recipe or you’ve been given one by a friend. But what can you do with it? Well, the better question is, what can’t you do with it? Despite the vast number of origin stories or the people who fight over what constitutes traditional Chimichurri sauce, the fact is…

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Supplier Management – The Pros and Cons of a Supplier Relationship Management Programme

Programmes of Supplier Relationship Management (or SRM) are designed to create a closer working partnership with your critical and strategic suppliers. This should result in better value for both organisations. However, there are mixed views as to whether the benefits exceed the potential risks. Arguments for SRM – Eliminates waste and barriers to effective service.…

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