Amtrak Master Plan to Revitalize Philadelphia�s Center City

Watershed Degradation Increases Treatment Costs for Large Cities, Study Finds

U.S. EPA Orders New York City to Develop Plan for Reducing Sewer Backups

The Well-Tempered City: What Modern Science, Ancient Civilizations, and Human Nature Teach Us About the Future of Urban Life, By Jonathan F.P. Rose, New York City: Harper Wave, 2016

A vertical city anchored to the seabed in coastal waters and capable of supporting as many as 25,000 people without the aid of outside energy sources has been designed by Luca Curci Architects, based in Bari, Italy...

The city of Paris has approved its first new skyscraper in 40 years, the 180 m tall Tour Triangle, over the objection of many residents and city leaders who wished to see the city maintain its classic low profile...

Conservation for Cities: How to Plan & Build Natural Infrastructure, By Robert I. McDonald. Washington, D.C.: Island Press, 2015

The End of Automobile Dependence: How Cities Are Moving Beyond Car-Based Planning, By Peter Newman and Jeffrey Kenworthy. Washington, D.C.: Island Press, 2015

Let There Be Water: Israel's Solution for a Water-Starved World, By Seth M. Siegel. New York City: Thomas Dunne Books, 2015

Journal of Sustainable Water in the Built Environment
The Journal of Sustainable Water in the Built Environment presents activity and research developments in water issues, challenges, and opportunities throughout the developed landscape. The scope covers...

The new Algerian parliament complex, designed by the French architecture firm Bureau Archiecture M�diterran�e, was designed to encourage openness, dialogue, and debate and thus draws on the concept of open Mediterranean plazas...

Long-Term Performance Monitoring of a Hillside Retaining Wall
To accommodate expansion of the West Point Treatment Plant in Seattle, WA, a 3,000-ft-long soldier pile, tieback-anchored retaining wall was constructed from May 1991 to May 1992. An oblique...

Times Square Redevelopment Creating Pedestrian Plazas on Broadway

Water to the Angels: William Mulholland, His Monumental Aqueduct, and the Rise of Los Angeles, By Les Standiford: New York City; HarperCollins, 2014

California Cities Develop Surface Water Supply to Reduce Dependence on Groundwater

A Country of Cities: A Manifesto for Urban America By Vishaan Chakrabarti. New York City: Metropolis Books, 2013

Nevada City to Reroute Waterway to Decrease Urban Flooding

The Transbay Transit Center: Breaking New Ground in Urban Geotechnics
A building boom centered around the construction of the new Transbay Transit Center (TTC) is transforming the South of Market neighborhood in downtown San Francisco, newly dubbed the Transbay...

Ground Freezing in a Congested Urban Area
Artificial ground freezing is a method of providing temporary earth support and ground water control for deep excavations and tunnels. The technique has been used for over 100 years in...

Challenges and Risks of Jet Grouting in a Congested Urban Environment
In the heart of London, one of Europe's largest jet grouting contracts is nearing completion. The jet grouting is part of the overall 7-year-long upgrade project to London...

 

 

 

 

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