Ode on a Grecian Urn https://englishhistory.net/keats/poetry/odeonagrecianurn.html Written in 1819, ‘Ode on a Grecian Urn’ was the third of the five ‘great odes’ of 1819, which are generally believed to have been written in the following order – Psyche, Nightingale, … Continue reading →
The inverted catenary arch In 1671, Hooke announced to the Royal Society that he had solved the problem of the optimal shape of an arch, and in 1675 published an encrypted solution as a Latin anagram in an appendix to … Continue reading →
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Catenary Hooke discovered that the catenary is the ideal curve for an arch of uniform density and thickness which supports only its own weight. When the centerline of an arch is made to follow the curve of an up-side-down … Continue reading →
Strawbale house https://www.piperscreekfarm.com.au/piperscreekfarm.com.au/Strawbuilding_Info.html Straw-bale info Myths and FAQ’s Wont you get mice in your walls? This is one question I often get asked by people when I say I am building a strawbale home. They screw up their nose and … Continue reading →
https://www.construction-technologies.com/lyfordg/Hemp/hemp.html Hemp bast or long fiber and hurds or inner short fiber can be processed and used with existing technology in construction, and will solve the problem of adding strength and insulation to building materials. Hemp is a premium high … Continue reading →
Attempt to automate the construction of a building.