Support of Excavation Challenges and Solutions at a Manhattan Excavation Site
This article discusses the challenges and alternate solutions encountered in 2012 during support of excavation operations at a medical center project site in Manhattan, NY. The project...

Design-Build and Public-Private Partnerships: Risk Allocation of Subsurface Conditions
Project Owners, especially in the public sector, are exploring and utilizing alternative project delivery methods, such as design-build (D-B) and public-private partnerships (P3s). Some...

House Examines Various Programs to Reduce Natural Hazards

The Science Museum, in South Kensington, United Kingdom, will soon add a gallery devoted entirely to mathematics...

Museum Exhibit Explores How Engineers, Architects Design 'For' Disasters

The Future of Underground Construction Monitoring
In the past 15 years, the tools and techniques used to monitor the performance of existing ground and surrounding structures during construction have improved significantly. Practice is...

Dynamic Facade Adorns Hospital Garage

'Top-Down' Approach Resolves D.C. Hotel Project's Deep Site Challenges

Transit Agency Repairs Historic Eads Bridge

House Passes Bill to Boost Small Hydropower Projects

The city of Changsha will soon be able to boast three designs from the London-based ZahaHadid Architects...

Museum Constructed Around Hull of Henry VIII's Warship

House Passes Bill to Authorize State Permitting Programs for Coal Ash Facilities

Sleek New Auditorium to Replace University's Flood-Ravaged Theater

Firm Eyes Clean-Energy-Producing Skyscraper along U.S. - Mexico Border

Water Resources Bill Becomes House Priority after Government Shutdown Ends

House Report Examines Ways To Improve Nation's Freight Transportation Network

U.K. Research Team Developing Concrete That Heals Its Own Cracks

After much debate and uncertainty, the Chicago-based Council on Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat (CTBUH) has ruled that the height of One World Trade Center, in New York City, is indeed 1,776 ft, a symbolic number that had been in question because of the mast at the tower's top...

Foundation Challenges for Tall Buildings in the Middle East





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