Bridge Calendar 2017
Featured bridges are: Tongjin Bridge (Nanxun, Huzhou, China); St. John's Bridge (Porto, Portugal); Foresthill Bridge (Placer County, California); San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge (San Francisco,...

Cutout spaces and verdant terraces define the new, block-like headquarters building for Banque Libano-Française in Beyrouth (Beirut), Lebanon…

Calendar: Bridges 2016
Featured bridges are: Irondequoit Bay Outlet Bridge (Irondequoit, New York); Dongshuimen Bridge (Chongqing, China); South Grand Island Bridge(s) (Grand Island, NY); Salmon Bay Bridge (Seattle,...

Let There Be Water: Israel's Solution for a Water-Starved World, By Seth M. Siegel. New York City: Thomas Dunne Books, 2015

Innovations in Geosynthetic Rolled Erosion Control Products: From Forests to Fibers
Over the last 50 years, many different types of geosynthetic rolled erosion control products (RECPs) have emerged, ranging from different structure types to different fiber types. Natural-fiber...

World's 'Largest' Airport Terminal Planned South of Beijing

Taking the concept of an elevated park to the next level, the Dutch architecture firm MVRDV has won a competition to transform a decommissioned section of an elevated highway in Seoul, South Korea, into what it calls a Skygarden, which will serve not only as a park but also as a nursery, a market, and a walkway...

Calendar: Bridges 2015
Featured bridges are: Stewart Canyon Bridge (Banff National Park, Alberta, Canada); Old Trails Bridge (Topock, Arizona); Joso Bridge (Lyons Ferry, Washington); Forth Bridge (Queensferry,...

Asian Culture Complex in South Korea Will Feature Submerged Plaza, Structures

The Sequis Centre, Indonesia's first building to be designed with a view to earning platinum certification in the U.S. Green Building Council's Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) program, is now under construction...

The largest solar power plant in Japan began operations in November on a peninsula of reclaimed land that extends into Kagoshima Bay...

Most skyscrapers are built, by definition, to be seen. But one is coming soon to South Korea that is being built not to be...

Design Revealed for Topflight Aerospace Complex in Malaysia

How Not to Be Wrong: The Power of Mathematical Thinking By Jordan Ellenberg. New York City: Penguin Press, 2014

Work on the sleek Jockey Club Innovation Tower, in Hong Kong, is now complete. Designed by London-based Zaha Hadid Architects, the 15-story, 15,000 m2 tower will be the home of Hong Kong Polytechnic University's School of Design and Jockey Club Design Institute for Social Innovation...

M+, a museum planned for Hong Kong's West Kowloon Cultural District that will be dedicated to the visual arts, will be designed by the Swiss architecture firm Herzog & de Meuron, along with Hong Kong-based TFP Farrells and the Hong Kong office of Arup...

Calendar: Bridges 2014
Featured bridges include: Yaquina Bay Bridge, Newport, OR; Wheeling Suspension Bridge, Wheeling, WV; Ponte de Lima, Ponte de Lima, Portugal; Harvey Canal Bridge, Harvey, LA; Los Pinos...

The city of Changsha will soon be able to boast three designs from the London-based ZahaHadid Architects...

NewsBriefs: Japan Unveils Faster Maglev Railcars (telegraph.co.uk)

Trio of Steel Bridges Designed to Strengthen Road Transport in Nepal

 

 

 

 

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