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

A History of Ancient Egypt: From The First Farmers to The Great Pyramid By John Romer. New York City: Thomas Dunne Books, 2013

Foundation Challenges for Tall Buildings in the Middle East

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...

NewsBriefs: Ancient Water System Unearthed in Israel (Reuters)

Assessment of Water Quality Monitoring Sites by an Optimization Method
Allocation of sampling sites is the initial and the most crucial step of the water quality monitoring network design and redesign process. Several different approaches have been used within...

In Memoriam, Gerald Eugene Oman

Book Review: Chattahoochee River Greenway Planning and Implementation Handbook by the Trust for Public Land, the Nature Conservancy, the Georgia Department of Natural Resources, and Jordan, Jones & Goulding, Inc.; 2000

Performance of Improved Ground during the 1999 Turkey Earthquakes

Optimization of the Operation Rules of Multipurpose Multireservoir Systems; New Approach
In recent years Iran is ranked 4th among countries having the highest number of dams under construction on her hydrosystems. This has called for...

The Sharon Escarpment, Israel: Management of a Backshore Cliff in a Densely Populated Environment
The Sharon Escarpment is a coastal backshore escarpment made of heterogeneous layered sandstone. This area is an increasingly exploited environmental resource. This paper defines the main...

Evaluation of the Siltation Processes in the Navigation Channel of the Damietta Harbour at the Northeastern Nile Delta Coast of Egypt

Stepwise Flood Routing for Gated Reservoirs and Conjunctive Optimization of Hydroelectricity Income with Flood Losses
A six-stage operation policy for routing of flood hydrographs of return periods from 1.01 year up to the Probable Maximum Flood (PMF) for dams having gated spillways is suggested. The...

The History of Trenchless Technology in the Middle East

Earthquakes and Reducing Their Losses in Kuwait

Estimation of Peak Flood Discharge for Halilrood Basin, Iran
The peak flood discharge from catchments is one of important information needed for the planning of the water resources projects. In many cases long term data of annual runoff are not...

Impact of Land Use on Travel Behavior in Arriyadh

Development of an Electronic Knowledge Base to Facilitate Industrial Pollution Prevention Efforts in Egypt





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