Philadelphia Tower Converted to Hotel, Linked to Convention Center

Towering Views
A proposed observation tower for New York City’s Central Park would comprise the world’s tallest temporary wooden structure and include a wind-powered system to filter water from the reservoir it would...

Dubai Maritime Museum Will Dive Beneath Persian Gulf

Beijing Concert Hall Features Lotus Design

Structurally Independent Theater Systems to Be Added to California High School Auditorium

Seven Questions: Wisdom and Guidance for Successful Career Building: An Interview with Dorie Clark on Managing One’s Professional Reputation
An interview with Dorie Clark, a marketing strategy consultant and branding expert....

House Subcommittee Examines Regulatory, Funding Barriers to Water Infrastructure
A key House subcommittee recently examined ways that Congress could advance the goals of reducing regulatory burdens and increasing funding for water infrastructure projects....

Virginia Project Benefits from Unique Intake Structure and New Take on Design/Build

Restoring Steinbeck's Carmel River: The Removal of San Clemente Dam
If you've read John Steinbeck's 1945 classic "Cannery Row," then you're already familiar with the Carmel River, which he described as "…a lovely little river. It isn't very long, but in its course it has...

Connecting Faculty in Geotechnical Engineering: Thriving in a Networked World
A robust social network, defined as a group of individuals and organizations with career-related and/or personal relationships with one another, is essential for operating successfully in today's business...

Seven Questions: Wisdom and Guidance for Successful Career Building: An interview with Linda A. Hill, Ph.D., a professor of business administration at the Harvard Business School, on “managing up”

Guidelines for Construction Vibrations: How Much Rattle is Too Much?
The study of construction/blast-related ground vibrations on structures, people, and objects is a surprisingly diverse field. Vibration sources vary from blasting, all types of construction equipment,...

Amsterdam Hotel Seeks To Be One of Europe’s Most Sustainable

In centuries past, when winters in London were colder, sections of the river Thames would sometimes freeze so solidly that “frost fairs,” events featuring ice-skating and open-air markets, could be held on the surface…

The Paris architecture firm Vincent Callebaut Architectures S.A.R.L. has released a conceptual design of what it calls Aequorea, an ocean habitat unit that could accommodate up to 20,000 residents and researchers and be moved via ship or submarine using alga-based fuels...

House Committee Advances Legislation To Reauthorize Aviation Program

Clear Vision Guides Design of Glazed Entrance at Van Gogh Museum

London Museum To Host Robot-Fabricated Pavilion

Seven Questions: Wisdom and Guidance for Successful Career Building: An interview with David Wahby on the financial management of firms

“Taking the High Line into the skyline” is how the Bjarke Ingels Group, an architecture firm with offices in New York City and København (Copenhagen), Denmark, describes the design of a winding, tree-lined office tower 1,005 ft tall that is to be constructed in the Hudson Yards area of Manhattan...

 

 

 

 

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