Storing and Restoring the Louvre's extensive art collection will soon be done in one central location, a single-story structure of 20,000 m² that will both blend into and seem to rise from the surrounding landscape...

A Probabilistic Approach to Karstic Foundation Variability
Karst is a landscape formed in soluble rocks caused by movement of water that has become slightly acidic. Limestone, dolomite, and gypsum are vulnerable to these influences and may be...

Monument Wars: Washington, D.C., the National Mall, and the Transformation of the Memorial Landscape By Kirk Savage. Berkeley, California: University of California Press, 2009

CoreBits: Allied Organizations — GSA 2009 Annual Meeting From Volcanoes to Vineyards: Living with Dynamic Landscapes; ASFE Guide to Third-Party Reliance Now Available

Book Review: Train Time: Railroads and the Imminent Reshaping of the United States Landscape by John R. Stilgoe. Charlottesville, Virginia: University of Virginia Press, 2007

Natural History Museum Reflects Utah Landscape

Evaluation of IA SWAT Testing Protocol for ET Controllers
In recent years the Irrigation Association (IA) has developed a testing protocol for Smart Water Application Technologies (SWAT). These technologies consist of irrigation controllers such...

Marginal Permafrost a Foundation Material in Transition
At the edges of the world's cold regions lie areas of marginal permafrost. It is a changing landscape that seems to be growing in extent, yet it retains chameleon-like qualities...

Book Review: The Designer's Atlas of Sustainability: Charting the Conceptual Landscape through Economy, Ecology, and Culture by Ann Thorpe, Washington, D.C.: Island Press, 2007

NewsBriefs: Seattle Passes `Green' Landscaping Legislation

Short Takes: New Hampshire Section Opposes Bill to Expand Practice of Landscape Architecture

River Renaissance
Once dismissed as radical, dam removal is increasingly being viewed as a viable option for resolving the safety and aging dams. By participating in a growing number of dam removal projects,...

Integrated Wetland Design: Sustainability Within the Landscape

Great Hall
One of the most provocative structures gracing the London landscape, the new City Hall, at More London, is also a world-class model of energy-efficient design....

Ties to Excellence
The new Exhibition Center London (ExCeL) on the north side of the Royal Victoria Dock in London is just one of many structures altering the Docklands' landscape. The roof...

Stochastic and Deterministic Origins of Aquatic and Riparian Habitats
Development of aquatic and riparian habitats involves interactions among large numbers of climatic, geomorphic, hydrologic, and vegetative processes over time. A major component of these...

Microclimate Design Features for Buildings and Landscaping

Smokestack Rescue
The site of an abandoned cement plant was transformed, via rehabilitation and new construction, into a $56 million retail and entertainment complex. The most prominent visual landmarks...

AEC Computing Landscape Set for Shake-Up

Aesthetic Design of Arched Bridges Using Genetic Algorithms

 

 

 

 

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