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Beauharnois Canal Bridge ©Anthony J Branco
February 28,2013

Arup, a multidisciplinary engineering and consulting firm with a reputation for delivering innovative and sustainable designs, announced today...

New TED videos describe a wide variety of creative approaches to urban issues.
February 28,2013

Thought leader TED has released eight new videos from winners of its 2012 TED Prize: the City 2.0. The prize went to 10 winners involved in...

CRSI releases new technical note on stainless steel reinforcing bars
February 26,2013

The Concrete Reinforcing Steel Institute (CRSI) has released a new technical note, Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) about Stainless Steel...

HOK sustainability expert Mary Ann Lazarus tapped by AIA for strategy consulting
February 25,2013

Mary Ann Lazarus, FAIA, LEED® AP BD+C, has accepted a two-year consulting position with the American Institute of Architects in Washington, DC....

Atkins appoints new CEO for North America
February 25,2013

Atkins announces that Joe Boyer will join the company as CEO of its North American region on March 18, 2013. Boyer will join Atkins from Shaw...

The American Institute of Steel Construction seeks assistance from BIM users in
February 25,2013

The American Institute of Steel Construction seeks assistance from BIM users in identifying and documenting best practices to facilitate the long-...

To speed construction of the $110 million Capitol Hill Station light-rail statio
February 25,2013

To speed construction of the $110 million Capitol Hill Station light-rail station in Seattle, general contractor Turner Construction will use an...

Integral bacteria make limestone when water infiltrates concrete, sealing cracks
February 22,2013

Two researchers from Delft Technical University in Holland have developed a self-healing cement that can stop microcracks from forming in concrete...

This hospital at Virginia's Fort Belvoir recently achieved LEED Gold.
February 22,2013

An independent report on energy efficiency and sustainability standards used by the Pentagon for military construction affirms the value of LEED-...

February 20,2013

A group of civil engineers from around the western U.S. is developing additions to the building code to address the threat of a tsunami.