Design Professional’s Guide to Zero Net Energy Buildings, By Charles Eley. Washington, D.C.: Island Press, 2016

Handbook of Biophilic City Planning & Design, By Timothy Beatley. Washington, D.C.: Island Press, 2016

Architect Fends Off Indemnity Suit
Who absorbs the risk of a design defect when the design contract is assigned to the builder?...

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Maybe Vehicles Should be Charged by Road Damage

Bribery Conviction Should Lead to Membership Termination

Engineers Dream Big during Engineers Week
Engineer’s Week showcases the profession....

Rural Infrastructure Requires More Federal Funding, Witnesses Tell Senate Committee
As the White House and Congress look to boost infrastructure spending, rural states seek to ensure that their unique needs are addressed as part of any future deals....

Seven Questions: Wisdom and Guidance for Successful Career Building: An Interview with Dorie Clark on Managing One’s Professional Reputation
An interview with Dorie Clark, a marketing strategy consultant and branding expert....

Ninth-Century Artifacts to Be Protected from Construction Vibration

Two Coal Plants Pursue Different Approaches to Capturing Carbon Dioxide

New Town Offers the Latest in Entertainment

Number of U.S. Households Unable to Afford Water Could Triple

U.S. EPA Releases $1-Billion Plan for Cleaning Up Portland’s Harbor

Settlement Addresses Nearly 100 Abandoned Uranium Mines on Navajo Lands

Army Corps Completing Post-Sandy Risk Reduction Projects

Geothermal Well Taps Supercritical Temperatures
A borehole reaches a depth of 4.6 km in an effort to determine if supercritical fluids can be used to open a new dimension in geothermal utilization....

‘Sensing Skin’ Monitors Structural Performance
Researchers develop paint that behaves as a “sensing skin” to monitor structural performance....

A Question of Ethics: A Commitment to Ethics Begins at the Very Top
A widely reported bribery scandal serves as a reminder that a corporate culture of trust and integrity always begins at the top level of corporate leadership....

Salt Lake Tabernacle
The elongated, domed Salt Lake Tabernacle boasted the longest clear-span roof in North America when it opened, in 1867. The novel system of lattice arches was built by settlers with no formal training...

 

 

 

 

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