Two More Towers

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Cinza on May 6, 2012

New apartment towers are springing up all over the city that already features many such buildings.

®mene on May 20, 2012 to live at i suppose?

Cinza on May 21, 2012

Yes. They are springing up all over and the skyline is full of slender apartment towers. Note the construction of concrete skeleton with ceramic brick walls. That, as far as I can tell, provides a very strong structure that is structurally fire proof. At least in homes I have known the hollow ceramic bricks also provide the runs for wiring, 220 volt up here, so all wiring is in fireproof ceramic isolation. I once joked that if building were as here the country would burn overnight because there was not as much care to isolate and insulate wiring. Not a lot of need really when you could in fact run a bare (though it is insulated wire) hot and bare neutral through two separate ceramic brick channels pretty safely.

®mene on May 22, 2012

sonds nice. Things about isolations that was what we learned while i was in vocational school as an electricician(?)

Good hints for the US constructors ;)

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