A Brief History of Jet Grouting in the Last 50 Years: The Story of Its Evolution
Jet grouting, a grouting soil improvement construction technique, was first developed in Japan in the 1960s and 1970s, and then introduced in Europe a few years later in the form of a proposal for soil...

Slideshow: "Train Station in the Forest" Nears Completion in China

ASCE Members in Lebanon Help Beirut in Aftermath of Explosion

Tsunami Loads and Effects
Guide to the Tsunami Design Provisions of ASCE 7-16
The devastating tsunamis that struck Chile and Japan in 2010 and 2011 underscored the critical need for new structural design criteria to improve building resilience and safeguard human life. They also...

Lessons Learned
The city of Beirut sits on a peninsula along Lebanon’s Mediterranean coast. The Port of Beirut, opened in 1887, is located directly north of downtown Beirut and mostly separated from the commercial and...

A Combo Foundation Does the Job: Piled-Raft Foundation Design for a Supertall Skyscraper
Lotte World Tower is a 123-story, 555-m supertall skyscraper with a 6-level basement for retail and car parking located at Jamsil-dong in Seoul, South Korea. (Editor’s Note: For additional information,...

Connecting Continents: Challenges of the Eurasia Tunnel in Istanbul
The Eurasia Tunnel, the first bored tunnel crossing of the Istanbul Strait (Bosphorus) in Istanbul, Turkey, is a site that presents many unique challenges, including very poor ground conditions, unusually...

Supertall Tower to Anchor Development Near Sports Venues in China

Reconstructing from Rubble
An architect has imagined a 3-D-printed solution to reuse rubble from war-torn Mosul, Iraq, to create crossings and urban farms across the Tigris River....

Serpentine Pavilions Open in London and Beijing

Preserving the Past: Recovering the Destroyed Buddha Statues and Niches in Bamiyan Afghanistan
For millennia, civilizations have built monuments to honor their gods, leaders, or founding principles, and with time those monuments that still exist have become revered treasures. Take, for example,...

Ceramic Tower Adds Drama to Dubai Skyline

Interconnected Office Buildings to Complement Zhengzhou Shoreline

Green Park to Offer Respite from Heat in Qatar

New Cultural Building Planned in the Bao’an District in China

Nurturing Nature
A zero-emission, zero-waste resort that joins facilities for ecotourism with those for scientific research is proposed as an antidote for overfishing, mass tourism, and pollution in the Philippines....

Singapore Expands Island Using Dutch Method

Beijing Concert Hall Features Lotus Design

Global Cities: Urban Environments in Los Angeles, Hong Kong, and China, By Robert Gottlieb and Simon Ng. Cambridge, Massachusetts: MIT Press, 2017

Dubai Maritime Museum Will Dive Beneath Persian Gulf

 

 

 

 

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