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February 05,2014

Recent advancements in structural design, combined with the loosening of density and zoning requirements, has opened the door for the so-called "...

Kingdom Tower, set to become the world’s next-tallest building at 1,000 meters,
January 28,2014

Experts from the Council on Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat release their 2014 construction forecast for the worldwide high-rise industry....

At 1,166 feet, the JW Marriott Marquis Hotel Dubai Tower 2 was the tallest build
January 21,2014

Last year was the second-busiest ever in terms of 200-meter-plus building completions, with 73 towers, according to a report by the Council on...

October 25,2013

In California, there are still hundreds of concrete buildings that need reinforcement to bring them up to the new seismic code.

August 23,2013

Simpson Strong-Tie donated product and provided technical expertise for the CFS-NEES project, a series of earthquake tests for cold-formed steel-...

July 09,2013

Design professionals now have a valuable new resource on blast resistant structures with AISC Design Guide No. 26, Design of Blast Resistant...

The Poly Corporation Headquarters in Beijing features a unique design component
July 09,2013

KONE's carbon-fiber hoisting technology and the Broad Group's prefab construction process are among the breakthroughs named 2013 Innovation Award...

A view of the two-story test building. Photo: Kara Peterman
June 14,2013

A partnership of leading earthquake engineering researchers from top U.S. and Canadian universities and design professionals from the steel...

March 29,2013

On April 17, Michael F. Engestrom, Dann H. Hall, Michael A. West, Stephen A. Mahin, Wallace W. Sanders, Jr., Mark V. Holland, Steven C. Ball,...

Legendary structural engineer Gene Corley passes away
March 04,2013

CTLGroup, an expert engineering and materials science firm located in Skokie, Illinois, is saddened by the news that W. Gene Corley, Ph.D., S.E.,...