Civil + Structural Engineering News

The Harman Group breaks ground on mixed-use Hoboken building

On July 6th, The Harman Group, a firm specializing in structural engineering, parking planning and design and construction engineering, celebrated the groundbreaking of the residential tower portion of 700 Jackson Street, a 14-story mixed-use building, located in Hoboken, N.J.

Penn State to host residential building conferences in 2018

The Pennsylvania Housing Research Center, housed in the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering at Penn State, is set to host two concurrent conferences Feb. 28 through March 1, 2018, at the Penn Stater Conference Center Hotel: the fourth Residential Building Design & Construction Conference (RBDC) and the 26th Annual Housing & Land Development Conference (H&LD).

Housing Innovation Competition solicits proposals for pilot initiative

The Boston Society of Architects/AIA (BSA), in partnership with The City of Boston’s Department of Neighborhood Development (DND), the Mayor’s Housing Innovation Lab, and the Garrison Trotter Neighborhood Association (GTNA), will be soliciting proposals for a City of Boston pilot initiative. Goals of this initiative include testing reduced costs to build; creating market driven, attractive and livable compact homes; and promoting a diverse resident income mix.

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