Bipartisan Group of House Members Releases Recommendations for Boosting Infrastructure
Ahead of the anticipated release of an infrastructure plan by the Trump administration, a bipartisan group of House members issues its own recommendations for improving the nation’s infrastructure....

Next Step: Increase Technical Knowledge to Influence Outcomes
Karen Marie Dietze, P.E., advises young engineers to increase their technical knowledge to influence outcomes....

Higher Learning: University Tailors Master’s Program to Working Engineers
The University of Kansas Edwards Campus in Overland Park offers an all-course work master’s in civil engineering....

Composite Core-Wall System and Performance-Based Design Transform High-Rise Construction

Obama Presidential Center Fills Chicago Campus

Observation Wheel Coming to Kentucky

Kutaisi Airport Plans Major Expansion

Index Assesses Urban Mobility of Major Cities Worldwide

Multiple Factors Led to Spillway Problems at Oroville Dam, Report Says

U.S. Green Building Council Adopts RELi Resilience Standard

Inexpensive, Portable, Nondestructive Equipment Tests Bridge Capacity
A research team at Rutgers University has developed cost-effective, portable, nondestructive equipment to test bridge capacity....

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

Room To Grow
The Victoria and Albert Museum, London’s renowned decorative arts and design museum, has unveiled a new, expansive underground exhibition gallery topped by an elegant courtyard. The need to maximize the...

Permanent Sensors Turn Construction Project into Long-term Research Study (part of "Room To Grow")
The Centre for Smart Infrastructure and Construction (CSIC) at Cambridge University, in conjunction with Arup, has placed fibre-optic cables that will serve as permanent sensors on the underground structure...

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...

A Different Angle (part of "West Side Extraordinary")
The unique, sloping shape of the VIA 57 West building is formed from cast-in-place concrete from the single, partial basement level up to the structure's 34th floor; braced galvanized steel framing completes...

Safer in Seattle
Constructed in the early 1900s, the Elliott Bay Seawall, in Seattle, protects the city’s downtown waterfront from the erosive forces of Puget Sound and Elliott Bay. Because of its deteriorating condition...

Pipeline Protection
To improve the seismic reliability of three critical pipelines, California’s Santa Clara Valley Water District installed what is believed to be the first large-diameter earthquake-resistant ductile iron...

The Fracking Debate: The Risks, Benefits, and Uncertainties of the Shale Revolution, By Daniel Raimi. New York: Columbia University Press, 2017

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

 

 

 

 

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