Scotland Yard Interior Transformed, Original Facade Retained

M+, a museum planned for Hong Kong's West Kowloon Cultural District that will be dedicated to the visual arts, will be designed by the Swiss architecture firm Herzog & de Meuron, along with Hong Kong-based TFP Farrells and the Hong Kong office of Arup...

The Sequis Centre, Indonesia's first building to be designed with a view to earning platinum certification in the U.S. Green Building Council's Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) program, is now under construction...

Dutch Museum Extension Adds Modern Twist to Classical Building

Axial Capacity of Steel Pipe Piles in Clay
Development of theories for the prediction of the axial compressive and tensile load capacities of driven piles is made difficult by a variety of factors, e.g., disturbance of the soil...

Offshore Technology in Civil Engineering
Hall of Fame Papers from the Early Years
Prepared by the Program Committee of the Offshore Technology Conference of the Coasts, Oceans, Ports, and Rivers Institute of ASCE. This series presents...

Application of Model Pile Tests to Axial Pile Design
Experiments conducted with instrumented model pile segment probes at Harvey and Empire, Louisiana are summarized and the observed behavior interpreted. Correlations are developed for the...

Case Study of Offshore Pile System Reliability
This paper presents the results of research effort to evaluate the reliability of offshore pile foundation systems. It is an extension of previous work by the authors [14] dealing with...

Most skyscrapers are built, by definition, to be seen. But one is coming soon to South Korea that is being built not to be...

Taking a bite out of traditional architecture, the blocklike design for a new headquarters building for the European multimedia company Axel Springer SE conceived by the international architecture firm OMA features a diagonal, glass-enclosed atrium that is cut away from the block and open to views from the street...

Reliability and Resilience — Essential Ingredients of Sustainable Geotechnics
Sustainability of a system is its ability to survive and retain its functionality over time. In very simple terms, sustainability deals with the capacities (resistances) and demands (loads)...

Asset Management of Earth Retaining Structures: Design through Design Life
Regarding new earth retaining structures (ERS) construction, the message is clear: plan for asset management. New construction is certainly not immune to performance issues, and the time...

Florida University Building Garners Awards for Sustainable Design

The points of a star similar to the one that millions of Jews were forced to wear as identification during World War II served as the inspiration for the winning design of Canada's National Holocaust Monument, to be constructed in Ottawa...

Seismic Test Shakes National Cathedral Spire

Work on the sleek Jockey Club Innovation Tower, in Hong Kong, is now complete. Designed by London-based Zaha Hadid Architects, the 15-story, 15,000 m2 tower will be the home of Hong Kong Polytechnic University's School of Design and Jockey Club Design Institute for Social Innovation...

Wind Loading and Response of a High-Rise Building

Increased Seismic Resistance of Highway Bridges Using Improved Bearing Design Concepts

Interactive Graphics Dynamic Analysis of Frames

Cyclic Response of Steel-Stud Framed Wall Panels

 

 

 

 

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