What is scaffolding in construction?

Answer Scaffolding, also known as "falsework" is a type of temporary structure used on the outside of a building to easily access areas which are too high to reach on a ladder. Scaffolding is only used du... Read More »

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How can the choice of construction materials and construction techniques influence sustainability?

In a huge variety of ways. But since you didn't mention what you are building, I can't tell specifically. Here's an example though: If you're building let's say a garage with a concrete foundation,... Read More »

How do I use scaffolding?

Sturdy GroundCheck the ground before setting up the scaffolding. Because scaffolding needs to be built up high, make sure that the ground is solid and supportive. Use wide, wooden boards as a base ... Read More »

Scaffolding Hazards?

Eighty-eight deaths occurred in 2007 as a result of unsafe scaffolding, according to the U.S. Department of Labor's Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA). The administration reports ... Read More »

What is scaffolding in teaching?

Scaffolding in teaching brings the "I do, we do, you do" approach to the classroom. Through scaffolding the teacher models the intended lesson, practices the lesson with the student and then eventu... Read More »