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...

Serpentine Pavilions Open in London and Beijing

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

Cutout spaces and verdant terraces define the new, block-like headquarters building for Banque Libano-Française in Beyrouth (Beirut), Lebanon…

Let There Be Water: Israel's Solution for a Water-Starved World, By Seth M. Siegel. New York City: Thomas Dunne Books, 2015

How Not to Be Wrong: The Power of Mathematical Thinking By Jordan Ellenberg. New York City: Penguin Press, 2014

Tsunamis along West Coast of Luzon, Philippines

Short Takes: TCFE Establishes Relationship with China

NewsBriefs: 'Superbus' May Help Ease Gridlock in China (Global Times)

A Verdant Oasis in the sky resembling interconnected neuron cells rises over Tokyo...

A Planned Residential Complex in Singapore

Structures: Singapore's Observation Wheel Tops London Eye

Flood Warning System for the Sutlej River in Remote Northern India
Through a collaborative effort of the Central Water Commission (CWC) of India, the U.S. Agency for International Development (which provided funding for the project), Riverside Technology,...

Summary of Approaches for Estimating Playa Lake Flooding
Playa, or terminal, lakes are common in semi- and arid environments; and their characteristic level, hard, and usually dry surfaces make them ideal for airports, as they are used in the...

China to Develop World's Fastest Train

Transferring Research Into Practice
Lesson from Japan's Construction Industry: A Report by the Civil Engineering Research Foundation and Japan International Research Task Force (JTF)

Achievements and Challenges of China Construction
China is at the starting point of an accelerative urbanization process. A great number of infrastructural projects and residential areas are under construction. This paper provides an...

Book Review: How Much Should a Person Consume? Environmentalism in India and the United States by Ramachandra Guha. Berkeley, California: University of California Press, 2006

NewsBriefs: Ancient Water System Unearthed in Israel (Reuters)

Fire Following Earthquake
Prepared by the Technical Council on Lifeline Earthquake Engineering of ASCE. This TCLEE Monograph covers the entire range of fire following earthquake...





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