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...

Engineering Entrepreneurship from Idea to Business Plan: A Guide for Innovative Engineers and Scientists, By Paul Swamidass. New York City: Cambridge University Press, 2016

Handbook of Biophilic City Planning & Design, By Timothy Beatley. Washington, D.C.: Island Press, 2016

Building the Skyline: The Birth and Growth of Manhattan’s Skyscrapers, By Jason M. Barr. New York City: Oxford University Press, 2016

The Age of Sustainable Development, By Jeffrey D. Sachs. New York City: Columbia University Press, 2015

Environmentally 'Clean' Research Station Planned for Greenland

Laterite - A Stable or Unstable Tropically Weathered Soil?

Volcanic Soils in the Wet Tropics

Adaptation to Climate Change in Coastal Cities, 2050

A Vision for Urban Stormwater Management in 2050

Design of Urban Stormwater Controls
Fully updated to address the paradigm shift in the way stormwater is viewed and managed, Design of Urban Stormwater Controls focuses on consolidating technologies to foster a convergence...

Green Roofs: A Solution for Urban Stormwater Management?

Waikiki Beach, Oahu, Hawaii: History of Its Transformation from a Natural to an Urban Shore

Here on Earth: A Natural History of the Planet By Tim Flannery. New York City: Atlantic Monthly Press, 2011

Denialism: How Irrational Thinking Hinders Scientific Progress, Harms the Planet, and Threatens Our Lives By Michael Specter. New York City: Penguin Press, 2009;

Troublesome Tropical Soils of Hawaii

Evaluation of Satellite-Based Impervious Surface Data for the Mid-Atlantic Region Using an Independently Collected, High-Resolution Validation Database
Satellite-based estimates of impervious surfaces are being produced for the entire United States as part of the U.S. Geological Survey's (USGS) Landsat-based National Land Cover Database...

A Decision Framework for Stormwater Control in Urbanized Watersheds
Historically, urban growth occurred around water bodies due to factors such as easy access to transportation, water supply, and drainage. With the expanded transportation network along...

Adjustable Foundation Design Development Innovations in Arctic Engineering
The purpose of adjustable foundation systems is to accommodate a wide variety of soils, including those which have low bearing capacity or which may be subject to settlement and/or horizontal...

Book Review: Sprawltown: Looking for the City on Its Edges by Richard Ingersoll. New York: Princeton Architectural Press, 2006

 

 

 

 

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