Traditional Architecture Inspires Kuwaiti Cultural Center

The Creation of Markets for Ecosystem Services in the United States: The Challenge of Trading Places, By Mattijs van Maasakkers. New York: Anthem Press, 2016

Fast Forward: One Small Step
A concept design for an inflatable habitat on Mars incorporates indigenous ice as a structural element and a shield to protect occupants from galactic cosmic radiation....

Engineer Wins First Round with Design/Builder, But the Fight Continues
A design/builder sued its engineer for inaccurate estimated quantities on a highway project. It’s a good reminder that designers working on projects should always read and understand their contracts....

We Need Big, Bold Ideas to Transform Our Nation’s Infrastructure
Big and bold ideas are needed to transform infrastructure in the United States. ASCE’s Grand Challenge is a commitment to rethinking what’s possible in our profession....

Bipartisan Group of House Members Releases Recommendations for Boosting Infrastructure
Ahead of the anticipated release of an infrastructure plan by the Trump administration, a bipartisan group of House members issues its own recommendations for improving the nation’s infrastructure....

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Successful Engineering Projects Respect the Communities They Serve
It is the duty of civil engineers to engage the community before embarking on a project....

Trump’s Infrastructure Plans, While Still Vague, Offer Promise of Increased Funding
Some experts are expressing cautious optimism that the new administration will renew the nation’s focus on infrastructure improvements....

Seven Questions: Wisdom and Guidance for Successful Career Building: An interview with Maggie Scott Moros on social media

Dubai Maritime Museum Will Dive Beneath Persian Gulf

Modern, More Durable Lift Bridge in Canada Replaces Older Crossing

Beijing Concert Hall Features Lotus Design

Largest Mass Timber Building in U.S. Takes Shape in Minneapolis

Singapore Expands Island Using Dutch Method

U.S. EPA ‘Action Plan’ Proposes Steps to Improve Public Health

Greater Use of ‘Smart Surfaces’ Would Greatly Benefit Washington, D.C., Report Says

Earthquake-Resistant Bridge Under Construction in Seattle

Oregon Proves Pay-per-Mile Feasibility, Plans Expansion

Reflective Bridges Will Offer Spectacular Views

 

 

 

 

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