Structures + Buildings

News and announcements about specific structures and buildings, and related structural engineering news.

Also includes: Building MaterialsLand DevelopmentResidentialSafety, and Project Delivery.

LAND & WATER WINS CONTRACT TO BUILD NEW BISHOPSFORD BRIDGE

Leading wet civil engineering specialists, Land & Water, has been appointed by Merton Council to build a new road bridge over the River Wandle...

Hudson Commons: Historic Foundation Meets Modern Engineering in an Innovative Manhattan Overbuild

By Joseph Provenza, AIA, P.E., LEED AP BD+C; Jeffrey Smilow, P.E., F. ASCE; Yujia Zhai, P.E., Motaz Elfahal, Ph.D., P.E.; and Gerardo Aguilar, Ph.D. What began in...

Holding Their Own

Today’s fabric buildings are engineered to keep maintenance to an absolute minimum By Eric Donnay Regardless of the industry, nobody is a stranger to maintenance. From...

Determining the Right Monitoring System for the Project

No matter the type, monitoring systems provide more than measurement By Boris Skopljak and Riley Smith Deformation monitoring is a key component to site safety and...

Army Corps helps USMA West Point Cadets prepare for what comes next

By JoAnne Castagna, Ed.D. James Gagliano has carried a valuable lesson with him that he learned 37 years ago as a cadet at the U.S....

How Retaining Walls Provide A Structural Advantage To Your Project

Retaining walls are mainly used to provide support to the soil and to provide an aesthetically pleasing landscape. However, another advantage that they rarely...

Stormwater Drainage for Emergency Field Hospital Consturction

As part of New York State’s plan to add hospital beds to care for both non-coronavirus patients and those infected with COVID-19, the U.S....

Reopening Buildings After a Shutdown

Biological considerations indirectly linked to COVID-19 By Bill Zoeller Introduction Due to safety measures such as mask-wearing/facial protection, social distancing, limited gatherings, and reduced travel, the workplace...

The Structures

By Chad Clinehens This month we focus on structures and buildings. As we kick off 2021, it is timely to focus on a specific area...

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