Beyond the Map: Unruly Enclaves, Ghostly Places, Emerging Lands and Our Search for New Utopias, By Alastair Bonnett. Chicago: The University of Chicago Press, 2018

Building Washington: Engineering and Construction of the New Federal City, 1790–1840, By Robert J. Kapsch. Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press, 2018

The Tyranny of Metrics, By Jerry Z. Muller. Princeton, N.J.: Princeton University Press, 2018

Fast Forward: All Wound Up
A 101-story, cable-supported tower has been proposed for a 30 by 30 m site in New York City....

NTSB Issues Preliminary Report on Florida Bridge Collapse (part of Infrastructure Solutions: Bridges Move Forward)
In late May, the National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) released its preliminary report about the March 15 structural failure and collapose of a partially-constructed pedestrian bridge in Miami....

Engineering Department Makes Diversity a Priority
Beena Sukumaran, Ph.D., M.ASCE, the vice president for research, and the former department head of the Civil and Environmental Engineering (CEE) Department, at Rowan University, along with a team of researchers,...

Kick in the Door and Let Change In
To get to the future, we can’t just knock on its door. We have to boldly pursue change....

Change Is Not Only Challenging, It's Exciting

Thanks, and We Hear You!
Our reader survey points the way to the future....

What Do We Have to Lose?

Sports Complex in Luxenbourg Blends with Natural Surroundings

New Coalition Aims to Facilitate Greater Use of “Smart Surfaces” by Cities

UAE Seeks to Entertain on a Grand Scale

Conference Center Blends Into Northeastern China's Mountainours Landscape

Salesforce Tower Archives LEED Platinum for Core and Shell

Canopy Tracks the Sun's Position

$1-Billion Project to Renovate Hospital

Floating on Air
The National Aeronautics and Space Administration has designed a concept for how Venus—which has a surface that is hot enough to melt lead—can be safely explored by astronauts....

Power and Speed
A new venture aims to build an underground cargo distribution system that operates at airline speeds using an electromagnetic levitation and propulsion system....

Perfluorinated Chemical Contamination in Drinking Water Raises Concerns in Congress
Shortly after a House subcommittee examined the issue of perfluorinated chemicals in drinking water, a group of Michigan representatives introduced legislation intended to encourage federal agencies to...





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