Challenges of the Construction Industry under the Pandemic
Proceedings of the International Conference on Construction and Real Estate Management 2021, held in Beijing, China, October 16?17, 2021. Sponsored by the Construction Industry High-Quality Development...

Pay Now, Or Pay Later � Using A Risk-Informed Mindset for Site Investigation Decisions
How much subsurface investigation is adequate to aid in the planning and design of a construction project? It�s a question every geo-professional must grapple with, particularly in an era where cost efficiency...

Slideshow: Carlo Ratto Associati Releases Design for Eight-Story Mobile Tennis Tower

Smart Windows Utilize Liquid to Improve Buildings' Energy Efficiency

It's All About Teamwork

New Hall Opens at Las Vegas Convention Center

Slideshow: Stepped, Inverted Library with Sunken Patios Completed in Taiwan

Building on Hudson Yards In Section: Megaproject Geotechnics: Can a Megaproject Be Big Enough to Change a Building Code?
As a young geotechnical consulting engineer working in New York City, I was always curious as to why the city?s building code prescribed a maximum allowable rock-socket skin-friction value of 200 psi for...

The Best Laid Plans: Capitol Crossing Restores L?Enfant?s Vision of "Federal City"
In 1791, President Washington appointed French engineer Pierre Charles L?Enfant to plan Federal City ? today?s District of Columbia. L?Enfant?s methodical design called for the center of the city to be...

The investigations: The World Trade Center towers
On Aug. 21, 2002, the National Institute of Standards and Technology announced it would conduct a building and fire safety investigation of the World Trade Center disaster. This investigation was conducted...

The investigations: The Pentagon
On the day that terrorists attacked the World Trade Center and the Pentagon, ASCE and its Structural Engineering Institute established a group of volunteers, known as the building performance study, or...

From the Ashes: One World Trade Center

Wings Over Washington Flying Theater: The Greatest Show in the Air and Over the Water
Wings Over Washington is a new state-of-theart flying theater that simulates the feeling of soaring with a bald eagle over the Washington State landscape....

Mercedes-Benz Stadium and Its Unique Camera Aperture-style Retractable Roof: A Collaborative Approach to Myriad Foundation Support Systems
The multiuse Mercedes-Benz Stadium, home to the NFL�s Atlanta Falcons and MLS�s Atlanta United soccer teams, opened in 2017 and is used as a sports facility and major entertainment venue (Figure 1). With...

Intergalactic Soil Nails: Excavation Support for the Deep Space Auditorium
A software company based outside Madison, Wis., had a need for an auditorium as part of its campus expansion in 2011. The 829,000-sq-ft, 11,400-seat "Deep Space" auditorium was to be built underground,...

LEED Positive Program Aims to Increase Environmental Benefits From Buildings

Swiss Concert Hall Emerges from Underground Space

Milwaukee Theater Conversion Requires Move of Million-Pound Wall

Portland, Oregon, Awards Design Contract For 145 mgd Bull Run Filtration Facility

Energy-Positive Building Opens in Norway





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