building a railing alongside concrete steps

climbing formwork

climbing formwork is a special type formwork for vertical concrete structures that rises with the building process. while relatively complicated and costly, it can be an effective solution for buildings that are either very repetitive in form such as towers or skyscrapers or that require a seamless wall structure using gliding formwork, a special type of climbing formwork .

steps pop group

steps had their own talent show named steps to the stars, in which young people performed three acts to be judged by a public vote. it was revealed on the next show who would go through to the final. this was shown on cbbc in 1999/2000. two series were aired, presented by h and claire, although the group performed one of its classics at the end .

petersham railway station

petersham railway station is a heritage-listed railway station located on the main suburban line, serving the sydney suburb of petersham.it is served by sydney trains t2 inner west & leppington line services. it was added to the new south wales state heritage register on 2 april 1999.

bicycle stairway

a bicycle stairway is a pedestrian stairway which also has a channel alongside it to facilitate walking a bicycle up or down the stairway. the channel itself is also often called a wheeling ramp, push ramp or runnel. there is no standard in the dimensions, materials, or shape used in the channel, however the channel is intended to be sufficient to guide a variety of bicycle tires without binding or causing damage.

railway electrification system

a railway electrification system supplies electric power to railway trains and trams without an on-board prime mover or local fuel supply. electric railways use either electric locomotives hauling passengers or freight in separate cars or electric multiple units passenger cars with their own motors . electricity is typically generated in large and relatively efficient generating stations .

tunnel construction

there are three basic types of tunnel construction in common use: cut-and-cover tunnel, constructed in a shallow trench and then covered over. bored tunnel, constructed in situ, without removing the ground above.

drummoyne reservoir

drummoyne reservoir is a heritage-listed decommissioned elevated service reservoir at son avenue, drummoyne, city of canada bay, new south wales, australia.it was designed by engineer j. g. s. purvis from the metropolitan board of water supply and sewerage and built from 1910 to 1913, with the board responsible for the construction of the substructure and poole & steele ltd responsible for .

construction aggregate

construction aggregate, or simply 'aggregate', is a broad category of coarse to medium grained particulate material used in construction, including sand, gravel, crushed stone, slag, recycled concrete and geosynthetic aggregates. aggregates are the most mined materials in the world. aggregates are a component of composite materials such as concrete and asphalt concrete; the aggregate serves as reinforcement to add strength to the overall composite material. due to the relatively high hydraulic c

modern architecture

henri sauvage added another construction innovation in an apartment building on rue vavin in paris 1912–1914 ; the reinforced concrete building was in steps, with each floor set back from the floor below, creating a series of terraces.

taunton railway station

the footbridge to the west of the station, known in the town as 'fortysteps', although network rail prefer to label it '40 steps', a favoured location for generations of rail enthusiasts, was demolished at the end of 2013, due to construction of a new road alongside the railway.

traffic barrier

rigid barriers are usually constructed of reinforced concrete. a permanent concrete barrier will only deflect a negligible amount when struck by a vehicle. instead, the shape of a concrete barrier is designed to redirect a vehicle into a path parallel to the barrier.

construction aggregate

in other words, aggregates are used as a stable foundation or road/rail base with predictable, uniform properties e.g. to help prevent differential settling under the road or building , or as a low-cost extender that binds with more expensive cement or asphalt to form concrete.

glossary of architecture

subsidiary space alongside the body of a building, separated from it by columns, piers, or posts. ante-choir the space enclosed in a church between the outer gate or railing of the rood screen and the door of the screen. apron 1. raised panel below a window or wall monument or tablet. 2. open portion of a marine terminal immediately adjacent to .