Austin Green
A former brownfield site in Austin, Texas, has been converted into a mixed-use, sustainable neighborhood—known as an EcoDistrict—that focuses on renewable and innovative energy systems, water conservation...

Hidden in Plain Sight
In Rome, the new headquarters of the BNL-BMP Paribas Group banking organization is squeezed onto a narrow stretch of land between a railway station and a set of roadways. Yet the site helped yield a stunning...

Replacing a Landmark
In replacing the historic Greenfield Bridge, which links the Pittsburgh neighborhood of Greenfield to Schenley Park, the bridge’s designers were challenged to re-create a landmark structure while minimizing...

Infrastructure Solutions: Help for Highways
In recent decades, America’s highways have received inadequate funding despite experiencing substantial increases in use. This combination has resulted in growing congestion, especially in urban areas,...

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

Shaping the Fourth Industrial Revolution, By Klaus Schwab with Nicholas Davis. Geneva: World Economic Forum, 2018

Classical Architecture and Monuments of Washington, D.C.: A History & Guide, By Michael Curtis. Charleston, South Carolina: The History Press, 2018

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

Fast Forward: Rising to the Occasion
A parking garage fitted within a stormwater overflow reservoir is designed so that it rises out of the ground during storms as the reservoir fills with water....

Highway Trust Fund Requires New Approach

Which Came First?

The Future of Infrastructure Depends on the Advocacy of Engineers
Civil engineers must advocate for infrastructure....

Design Firm Challenges Exclusion from Federal Job Due to Conflict of Interest
Conflicts of interest often involve blurred lines. Design firms must have a solid grasp on an agency’s policies and ground rules on conflicts of interest when it comes to bidding on federal projects....

Countering the Trump Administration, Senate Democrats Push Their Own Infrastructure Plan
In response to the Trump administration’s infrastructure plan, a group of Senate Democrats offers its own blueprint for funding more than $1 trillion worth of infrastructure upgrades....

Next Step: Maintain Your Network and Embrace New Technologies
Evan Reilly, LEED GA, A.M.ASCE, a preconstruction engineer with Skanska USA, has built a network of contacts and embraced new technologies to get where he is today....

Higher Learning: The Social Side of Sustainability
Natasha Andrade, Ph.D., a teaching professor in the civil and environmental engineering department at the University of Maryland, College Park, teaches the social side of sustainability....

Second Avenue Subway Wins OCEA Award

OCEA Merit Finalists

New Zealand Sculpture Reaches for the Sky

Nutrient Reductions Dramatically Boost Vegetation in Chesapeake Bay, Study Says

 

 

 

 

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