Video: Tower Design Features Touch-Free Movement for Occupants

Comprehensive Restoration: Scanning the Terminal
The 87-year-old Cincinnati Union Terminal in Ohio has undergone a comprehensive, $228-million restoration and renovation led by GBBN Architects. As part of that project, which included extensive historic...

California Would Benefit from Increased Anaerobic Digestion of Food Waste, Study Says

Design Criteria and Land - Use Practices: Is it Time to Consider Geo-Impacts of Wildfires?
Wildfires are extreme events with impacts that are notorious because of smartphone videos followed by news reports that feature sensational infrastructure damage and human suffering. The geo-impacts shown...

The State of Soil Improvement in China: The G-I Soil Improvement Committee’s China Scan Tour
During the last four decades, China has made significant improvement in various sectors of its infrastructure, including high-speed railways, long-span and cross-sea bridges, large dams, long- and large-diameter...

Hands-On, Real-World Education
At George Mason University in Fairfax, Virginia, one civil engineering professor is flipping his classroom and incorporating video and social media to deliver course content....

Geotextile Tube Dewatering
Geotextile tubes are made of high-strength, permeable geotextile that, when filled with a slurry, allow water to drain from the tubes while retaining the solids. They can be prefabricated...

Porous Asphalt and Permeable Friction Course Overlays
Porous asphalt typically consists of conventional warm mix asphalt (WMA) or hot mix asphalt (HMA) with significantly reduced fines resulting in an open-graded mixture that allows water...

Project Layout
Microtunneling projects should be laid out with attention to the benefits and constraints unique to this construction process. The following recommendations address some of these concerns:...

Applying Scanning Technology to Tunnel Inspections: Leveraging Technology to Reduce the Public Agita
A large number of transit and vehicular tunnels in the New York Metropolitan area were inundated by the tidal surge caused by Super Storm Sandy on October 29, 2012. The storm created major...

Stabilizing Colorado's Rock Slopes by Gluing, Scanning, and Bolting

NewsBriefs: Synthetic Materials Mimic Self-Healing Process (Popular Science)

NewsBrief: Wind- and Sun-Powered Traffic Light Tested in Nebraska (REVMODO and Government Technology)

NewsBriefs: Traffic Lights Get 'Smart' (

NewsBriefs: Signals Help Pedestrians and Even Hug Trees (Dvice)

Eight ellipsoidal structures designed to resemble the balloons enclosing words in comic strips will form the China Comic and Animation Museum, which is being planned in Hangzhou, China, 180 km southwest of Shanghai.

Journal of Nanomechanics and Micromechanics
The Journal of Nanomechanics and Micromechanics brings science and applications together on nanoscale and nanostructured materials, with emphasis on mechanics, processing, characterization, design, modeling,...

AGI Releases New Video

Haiti Earthquake Video

2010 Honors and Awards: Robert H. Scanlan Medal





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