Book Review: Building Security: Handbook for Architectural Planning and Design edited by Barbara A. Nadel, New York: McGraw-Hill, 2004

Book Review: Window Systems for High-Performance Buildings by John Carmody, Stephen Selkowitz, Eleanor Lee, Dariush Arasteh, and Todd Wilmert. New York City: W.W. Norton & Company, 2004

Restoring PATH
Service from northern New Jersey to lower Manhattan on the Port Authority Trans-Hudson (PATH) commuter rail system will soon be restored thanks to a speedy rehabilitation of tunnels and...

The Pocono Creek Goals-Based Watershed Management Pilot Study-Phase 2
Phase 2 of the Pocono Creek Pilot Study begins with focusing on the issues identified in Phase 1 and prioritizing them on a watershed wide scale. The Pocono Project worked through the...

NewsBriefs: States May Take Control of Amtrak (New York Times)

Rebuilding the Winter Garden
The terrorist attacks of September 11 partially destroyed the Winter Garden, a majestic public apace that connected the World Trade Center to the Hudson River waterfront on the perimeter...

Wetlands at Work
As urbanization spread to the southern portion of Staten Island—the home of New York City's last large stand of freshwater wetlands—the New York City Department of Environmental...

Pressure Relief
When the two basins making up a 90 acre reservoir in New York needed to be emptied and cleaned, engineers decided to use the 2,750 ft (840 m) long concrete wall dividing them as a dam....

Sediment Remediation at the Unnamed Tributary to the Ottawa River
A sediment removal action was conducted in the Unnamed Tributary to the Ottawa River to address sediments containing polychlorinated biphenyls(PCBs) at concentrations up to 74,000 mg/kg....

Book Review: Building Gotham: Civic Culture & Public Policy in New York City, 1898-1938 by Keith D. Revell. Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press, 2003

Book Review: Parting the Desert: The Creation of the Suez Canal by Zachary Karabell. New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 2003

Book Review: Civil Engineer's Illustrated Sourcebook by Robert O. Parmley. New York: McGraw-Hill, 2003

Book Review: American Ground: Unbuilding the World Trade Center by William Langewiesche. New York: North Point Press, 2002

A River Runs through It
The new stadium under construction for the New England Patriots is architecturally and structurally unique, but it is also attracting attention for another reason: the restoration of a...

Rising Tide
In an effort to accommodate a new light-rail system in New Jersey between Camden and Trenton, the state's Department of Transportation began the formidable task of enhancing...

Repeat Performance
Working with a budget of $10 million, engineers designing a new high-rise residential structure in New York City had to find creative ways to control costs. One budget-saving idea was...

New Jersey Section Celebrates Society's Anniversary

Book Review: Management for Quality in High-Technology Enterprises by Yefim Fasser and Donald Brettner. New York: John Wiley & Sons, Inc. 2002

Book Review: Art of the Skyscraper: The Genius of Fazlur Khan by Mir M. Ali. New York: Rizzoli International Publications, 2001

Book Review: Paperboy: Confessions of a Future Engineer by Henry Petroski. New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 2002

 

 

 

 

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