Environmental Assessment in Ontario, Canada
The environmental assessment process in Ontario, Canada, is described and critiqued as an anticipatory, comprehensive planning process required for all public and designated major private...

Public and Private Regulation of LNG Transport

Research in Japanese Construction Industry
In-house research by private companies is fundamental to the technological advancement of the Japanese construction industry. Shortly after World War II several of the largest construction...

Water for the Valley of the Sun
Water development in the Salt River Valley of south-central Arizona has progressed from the simple irrigation canals of prehistoric Hohokam Indians to a complex network of public and private...

Construction Management in Japan
Components of the industry that are described include public works agencies, trade and professional associations, approximately half a million contractors, private owners, banking, and...

Public Engineers: Accountability Without Liability
The laws and rules that govern the responsibilities of engineers continue to undergo change, but engineers are still held responsible for their work. A review is made of the grounds on...

Coordinating Tall Building Development
A key issue in tall building development is how far decision-makers should or could move beyond the traditional view of a building as a final product in its own right. Massive structures...

Applicability of Joint Development Tools in Detroit
Joint development (JD) is a process by which major public facilities are constructed in concert with other projects through the coordinated efforts of public or private agencies, or both....

Why Does a Federal Demonstration Project Succeed or Fail—
This is a condensed version of an article published in Science Magazine (Vol. 196, pp. 953-958, 27 May 1977). Authors analyzed 24 federally...

Space: A Place to Work
An overview of the nation's space program as space shuttle capability nears reality. The cargo truck aspects of the shuttle will transform our efforts in space. In the near...

The Economic of Providing Recreation

The Use of Public Hands for Private Profit

Federal Regulations and Professional Practice
Maintaining a viable service-oriented private professional practice has become increasingly difficult in an era of growing government regulation. The paper focuses on factors contributing...

Low Income Housing Planning: State-of-the-Art
An evaluation of planning activities aimed at improving the housing conditions of low income households is presented. The strength of the private housing sector in the United States has...

The Renaissance of Downtown Detroit
The Detroit Renaissance Center consists of a 70-story hotel (one of the world's tallest) and 4 39 story office towers, plus restaurants, retail stores, and movie theaters....

Minority Consulting Engineers Speak Out
A sampling of opinion from the point of view of black consulting engineers. Quota systems are discussed as are financial problems, attitudes of banks, joint-ventures, abuse of minority-participation...

Causes of NY Financial Crisis
New York City's recent financial crisis was brought on by several factors. The main long-range cause was the out-migration of middle-income people (taxpayers) and the in-migration...

Behind the Exodus of Corporate Giants from New York City
A major bulwark of NYC's private sector has been the corporate office complex, composed of the headquarters of many of the U.S's largest corporations and the...

Clarifying the Role of Environmental Analysts
The responsibilities of the private consulting environmental analyst are complex and may involve the public, the client, the consulting firm, regulatory agencies, and personal professional...

Program for Implementation of ASCE Salary and Fringe Benefit Guidelines
The Los Angeles Section of ASCE initiated a program in 1974 and 1975 to implement salary and fringe benefit guidelines. A salary survey in the geographical area encompassed by the Los...

 

 

 

 

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