Science Research

Volume 2, Issue 2, April 2014

  • An Overview of the Historical and Technical Evolution of Azerbaijan Timber Architecture

    Mahmoud Ouria, H. Cetin Turkcu

    Issue: Volume 2, Issue 2, April 2014
    Pages: 13-20
    Received: 19 April 2014
    Accepted: 6 May 2014
    Published: 20 May 2014
    Abstract: This paper investigates construction systems of historical buildings in Azerbaijan-Iran by comparing and classifying their architectural elements in detail. Mithrava Mosque in Binab-city and Forty-Column Palace in Qazvin-city are presented as case studies that illustrate Azerbaijan timber architectural traits according to its style. The plans, sect... Show More
  • Recycling of Some Selected Building Materials in the Construction Industry: Prospect and Challenges

    Owolabi James D, Amusan Lekan M, Udoh Victor, Tunji-Olayeni Patience, Peter Nkolika, Omuh Ignatius, O. Joshua Opeyemi

    Issue: Volume 2, Issue 2, April 2014
    Pages: 21-26
    Received: 10 April 2014
    Accepted: 9 May 2014
    Published: 30 May 2014
    Abstract: The importance of recycling cannot be overemphasized, it decongests items in environment which tends to constitutes pollution nuisance while providing opportunity for reuse of such items, also items recycling returns environment to the state of its naturalness. It is against this background that the study attempt at studying recycling of some selec... Show More