Design Under Way on Large-Scale Sanitation Project in Egypt

ASCE Members in Lebanon Help Beirut in Aftermath of Explosion

Lessons Learned
The city of Beirut sits on a peninsula along Lebanon’s Mediterranean coast. The Port of Beirut, opened in 1887, is located directly north of downtown Beirut and mostly separated from the commercial and...

Connecting Continents: Challenges of the Eurasia Tunnel in Istanbul
The Eurasia Tunnel, the first bored tunnel crossing of the Istanbul Strait (Bosphorus) in Istanbul, Turkey, is a site that presents many unique challenges, including very poor ground conditions, unusually...

Reconstructing from Rubble
An architect has imagined a 3-D-printed solution to reuse rubble from war-torn Mosul, Iraq, to create crossings and urban farms across the Tigris River....

Ceramic Tower Adds Drama to Dubai Skyline

Green Park to Offer Respite from Heat in Qatar

Dubai Maritime Museum Will Dive Beneath Persian Gulf

Cutout spaces and verdant terraces define the new, block-like headquarters building for Banque Libano-Française in Beyrouth (Beirut), Lebanon…

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

A new, mixed-use development in Beirut (Beyrouth), Lebanon, is designed to high-light the city's role as a focal point of tourism, commerce, and entertainment...

NewsBriefs: Qatar Announces $1-Billion Solar Power Plant

Short Takes: Construction Management Course Connects Students with Saudi Arabia

Energy generated by wind, water, and the sun will power the Alpha Project, a mixed-use development planned for Doha, Qatar ...

A mixed-use development comprising office, retail, and hotel space is being planned for Cairo, Egypt.

Cultural Center in Jordan Influenced by Ancient City of Petra

Renowned Paris-based architect Jean Nouvel conceived the new National Museum of Qatar with the beauty of nature in mind...

NewsBriefs: Bahrain Turbines Spin Simultaneously

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...

 

 

 

 

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