Bidding Is Against Client Interest
Selecting an engineer or an architect on the basis of the lowest price can easily result in construction that is initially more costly, and more expensive to maintain, since it tends to...

The Civil Engineer in the Multidisciplinary Design Team
Design teams are becoming increasingly prominent because of the increasing complexity of urban planning and development. The team should be tailored to the special problems of each project...

Tall Buildings - A Technological Assessment
The systems, criteria, and concepts involved in the current ASCE-IABSE sponsored project at Lehigh University on the Planning and Design of Tall Buildings are described. Details of the...

Post-Tensioned Concrete Nuclear Structures
The responsibilities of the architect, engineer, and the utility in selecting the type of containment for a nuclear steam supply are presented. The Atomic Energy Commission's...

Fire Intensity-Resistance Evaluation
Computer-aided procedures have been developed to allow architects and engineers with no previous computer experience to predict the theoretical fire rating of different layers of fireproofing...

Report on Recommended Amendments to AIA General Conditions (A-201), Eleventh Edition, September, 1967
The General Conditions of the Contract for Construction (Document A 201) published by the American Institute of Architects (Commonly known as the AIA General Conditions) is one of the...

Esthetics of Urban Transportation Facilities
The design team concept offers engineers, architects, landscape architects and other professionals a way to collaborate on planning and design of urban highways and rapid transit facilities....

Outline of Research Requirements for Construction: Report of Committee on Research of the Construction Division
This paper is a first effort to define some useful research topics in construction engineering. It is presented with the hope of stimulating interest in a research area which few follow...

Wood in Institutional Structures
The U. S. has 6% of the world's population, 35% of its gross domestic product, but is becoming one large junkyard. The Creative Architect is needed to combine Art and Science...

Relation of the Landscape Architect to the Allied Professions Engaged in City Planning
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