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

Within Walking Distance: Creating Livable Communities, by Philip Langdon. Washington, DC: Island Press, 2017

Digital Maps Provide Views of Potential Flooding in Washington, D.C., Region

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

Earthquake-Resistant Bridge Under Construction in Seattle

The Past and Future City: How Historic Preservation is Reviving America’s Communities, By Stephanie Meeks. Washington, D.C.: Island Press, 2016

What Makes a Great City, By Alexander Garvin. Washington, D.C.: Island Press, 2016

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,...

GEER Response to the Oso Landslide: Documenting Perishable Details Helps Turn Disaster into Knowledge
Two months after the disastrous March 22, 2014 landslide near Oso, Washington, GEER representatives visited the affected area to gather data. This article is based on the report generated...

Bill Shannon and Stan Wilson: Geotechnical Pioneers with a 60-Year Legacy
Starting a business today can pose an array of challenges–planning, financial, legal, and licensing among them. But at its core, a company's founders must be dedicated to...

Conservation for Cities: How to Plan & Build Natural Infrastructure, By Robert I. McDonald. Washington, D.C.: Island Press, 2015

The End of Automobile Dependence: How Cities Are Moving Beyond Car-Based Planning, By Peter Newman and Jeffrey Kenworthy. Washington, D.C.: Island Press, 2015

Strategic Green Infrastructure Planning: A Multi-Scale Approach, By Karen Firehock. Washington, D.C.: Island Press, 2015

Long-Term Performance Monitoring of a Hillside Retaining Wall
To accommodate expansion of the West Point Treatment Plant in Seattle, WA, a 3,000-ft-long soldier pile, tieback-anchored retaining wall was constructed from May 1991 to May 1992. An oblique...

Northgate Link Expansion Will Extend Seattle Region's Light-Rail System

Ground Feature Monitoring Using Satellite Imagery: How Interferometric Stacking of SAR Can Mitigate Geo-Disasters Along Transportation Corridors
Landslides, debris flows, and other types of ground movements are among the most common hazards to humans and infrastructure. According to the United States Geological Survey, annual domestic...

Elevated 'Bridge Park' Design Selected for Washington, D.C.

The Washington Monument reopened on May 12 after a nearly three-year effort to assess and repair the damage to the 555 ft tall obelisk caused by the earthquake that struck on August 23, 2011...

Next Generation Infrastructure: Principles for Post-Industrial Public Works By Hillary Brown. Washington, D.C.: Island Press, 2014

 

 

 

 

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