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2014-06-09 08:31:51

DARTFORD, England, June 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Laing O'Rourke today announced the appointment of Paul Westbury as Group Technical Director.

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2005-05-27 15:37:57

A group of researchers from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and Harvard University have designed what they're calling a "tsunami-safe(r) house" that is less likely to collapse under wind and pounding surf.


Word of the Day
  • an ornament or knob in the shape of a flower
  • In architecture, a floral ornament; specifically, the large conventional flower usually placed in the center of the abacus of a Corinthian capital or classic ceiling-caisson; also, the floreated termination of a Gothic finial.
[ "The word 'fleuron' comes from French."]