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

Financial Decision-Making for Engineers, By Colin K. Drummond. New Haven, Connecticut: Yale University Press, 2018

Fast Forward: Supertall Timber
At 350 m tall, this supertower would be three times the height of the California Redwoods and boast a structural system that is 90 percent wood....

The Future Demands Engineering Experts
There is power in becoming a P.E., advancing your education, and seeking board certification....

Design Professional Succeeds against Claims by ‘Intended Third-Party Beneficiary’
An architecture firm successfully fights millions in breach-of-contract and negligence claims from a party with whom it had no contract....

Senate Water Resources Bill Emerges as Possible Contender for Passage This Year
Bipartisan water resources legislation recently introduced in the Senate could become one of the few major infrastructure bills to pass Congress this year....

Next Step: Delegate, Network, and Ask for What You Want
Justin Siegrist, P.E., M.ASCE, is the hydraulic modeling lead in the Cincinnati office of Wade Trim. His advice to young engineers: delegate, network, and ask for what you want....

Higher Learning: Multidisciplinary Course Addresses Tomorrow’s Smart Cities
Sean Qian, Ph.D., M.ASCE, an assistant professor in the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering at Carnegie Mellon University, in Pittsburgh, teaches a multidisciplinary course that focuses on...

Mixed-Use Project Demonstrates CLT Elevator Shaft

Hear Me Roar

Permeable Concrete Could Be Improved with Cured Carbon Fiber Composite Material, Study Finds

Utah Treatment Facility Uses Ballasted Activated Sludge Process to Shrink Footprint, Costs

Environmental Education Center Is First Public “Living Building”

Central Texas Project Seeks to Ensure Water Supplies Keep Pace With Growth

Coastal Design Wins with Ship Shape

Report Identifies Global Infrastructure Challenges and Solutions

Drone Technology to Aid Italian Smart Highway
As part of a 2,500 km smart road being built in Italy, roadside poles will broadcast Wi-Fi and charge drones that will act as first responders....

Creating Engineers: Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute
Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, in Troy, New York, made a significant and long-lasting contribution to the development of the civil engineering profession....

A New Light
Louvre Abu Dhabi was designed by Ateliers Jean Nouvel to resemble a group of islands at sea topped by a shallow dome that appears to float above. BuroHappold Engineering first created water-resistant basements...

Electric Vehicles: Charging Ahead
From plug-in cars to trucks that roll along an “electric road,” the world of surface transportation is becoming increasingly electrified. Surges in both consumer interest and proposals to ban fossil-fuel...

 

 

 

 

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