Study: Solar Power Within The Built Environment Could Exceed California's Energy Needs

Seismic Design

The Leaning Towers of Wilmington, Delaware: Emergency Response and Retrofit of the I-495 Viaduct to Address Lateral Squeeze
On a sunny, summer afternoon last June, the project manager for AECOM's open-end bridge design contract with the Delaware Department of Transportation (DelDOT) received an...

Storing and Restoring the Louvre's extensive art collection will soon be done in one central location, a single-story structure of 20,000 m² that will both blend into and seem to rise from the surrounding landscape...

Philadelphia Art Museum Plans Underground Expansion, 'Reshuffling' of Spaces

A vertical city anchored to the seabed in coastal waters and capable of supporting as many as 25,000 people without the aid of outside energy sources has been designed by Luca Curci Architects, based in Bari, Italy...

The city of Paris has approved its first new skyscraper in 40 years, the 180 m tall Tour Triangle, over the objection of many residents and city leaders who wished to see the city maintain its classic low profile...

Seven Questions: Wisdom and Guidance for Successful Career Building: An interview with Fred Baniowski on team building

British Postal Museum Expansion Will Offer 'Mail Rail' Ride

Evaluation of Vertica Retaining Wall Systems
Prepared by the Highway Innovative Technology Evaluation Center (HITEC). This report describes a HITEC evaluation designed to determine the basic capabilities...

BIM in Geotechnics: The Benefits of Including Geotechnical Data in Building Information Modelling
Building Information Modelling (BIM) is becoming increasingly common around the world on building and civil engineering projects, but what are the benefits to geotechnical engineers and...

Singapore Museum Promotes Biodiversity Inside and Out

Journal of Sustainable Water in the Built Environment
The Journal of Sustainable Water in the Built Environment presents activity and research developments in water issues, challenges, and opportunities throughout the developed landscape. The scope covers...

Ready for Restoration, the U.S. Capitol dome has been encircled in 52 mi of scaffolding that can be lit by 750 light-emitting diodes (LEDs)...

Before Wallenda Walked Tightropes, Engineers Studied Chicago Skyscrapers

It's not a flying saucer but a 360-degree viewing platform that will hover over Chicago once the construction of the Lucas Museum of Narrative Art, founded by the movie director and producer George Lucas, of Star Wars fame, is completed...

Views of Calais, a picturesque port city in northern France, will be available all around the circular, glass-enclosed conference center that has been designed by Paris-based Arte Charpentier Architectes, along with ABCISS-Architectes, of Calais...

The new Algerian parliament complex, designed by the French architecture firm Bureau Archiecture Méditerranée, was designed to encourage openness, dialogue, and debate and thus draws on the concept of open Mediterranean plazas...

Boldly going where no tower has gone before – at least in Sacramento, California – Pei Cobb Freed & Partners Architects LLP, of New York City, has designed a 26-story tower that will be the largest corporate headquarters in the city, a nod to the rebirth of the region's business district...

Openness and accessibility are the themes embodied in the design of the new home of the National Library of Israel, conceived by the Swiss architecture firm Herzog & de Meuron...

 

 

 

 

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