Bridges: A History of the World’s Most Spectacular Spans, By Judith Dupre. New York City: Black Dog & Leventhal Publishers, 2017.

Type R: Transformative Resilience for Thriving in a Turbulent World, By Ama Marston and Stephanie Marston. New York: PublicAffairs Hachette Book Group, 2018

Helicopter-Based Geophysical Reconnaissance of Levees: A Faster, Cost-Effective Tool for Assessing Their Risk
As with much of the nation's infrastructure, people are becoming more and more aware of the condition of levee systems in the United States. The media cast a spotlight on the New Orleans levee failures...

Infinite Suburbia, Edited by Alan M. Berger and Joel Kotkin with Celina Balderas Guzman. Hudson, New York: Princeton Architectural Press, 2017

New Zealand Sculpture Reaches for the Sky

The Source: How Rivers Made America and America Remade Its Rivers, By Martin Doyle. New York City: W.W. Norton & Company, 2018

Herding Tigers: Be the Leader That Creative People Need, By Todd Henry. New York City: Portfolio, 2018

West Side Extraordinary
VIA 57 West is one of the newest skyscrapers in Manhattan, New York, as well as one of its most geometrically distinct and spectacular. The geotechnical and site civil challenges of the project were equally...

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

Eclectic and Futuristic: John F. Kennedy International Airport
New York City’s John F. Kennedy International Airport is an icon of airport modernity....

Chief Engineer: Washington Roebling, the Man Who Built the Brooklyn Bridge, By Erica Wagner. New York: Bloomsbury USA, 2017

You Say to Brick: The Life of Louis Kahn, By Wendy Lesser. New York City: Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 2017

Fast Forward: Around the Bend
An architecture firm envisions an inverted U-shaped tower in New York City that would outstrip the height of current megatall structures and replace it with length....

The Great Quake: How the Biggest Earthquake in North America Changed Our Understanding of the Planet, By Henry Fountain. New York: Crown, 2017

Section of Brooklyn Waterfront Converted to Electric Car Race Course

Fifty Inventions That Shaped the Modern Economy, By Tim Harford. New York: Riverhead Books, 2017

The Water Will Come: Rising Seas, Sinking Cities, and the Remaking of the Civilized World, By Jeff Goodell. New York: Little, Brown and Company, 2017

Deconstructing the High Line: Postindustrial Urbanism and the Rise of the Elevated Park, Edited by Christoph Lindner and Brian Rosa. New Brunswick, New Jersey: Rutgers University Press, 2017

Fast Forward: Towering Views
A proposed observation tower for New York City’s Central Park would comprise the world’s tallest temporary wooden structure and include a wind-powered system to filter water from the reservoir it would...

New York City Adds Constructed Wetland to Staten Island’s Bluebelt System

 

 

 

 

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