Structures + Buildings

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

AEC TECH NEWS: Natural Resources Wales taps CH2M’s Flood Modeller Pro for its new...

Natural Resources Wales, the Welsh Government's principal adviser on issues relating to the environment and its natural resources, selected CH2M's Flood Modeller Pro software as the core hydrodynamic modelling solution within its new flood forecasting system.

AEC TECH NEWS: Innovyze InfoWorks ICM Generation V7.5 expands hydrological and green infrastructure simulation

Innovyze released V7.5 Generation of InfoWorks ICM, its comprehensive urban drainage modeling solution. InfoWorks ICM enables users to integrate river, sewer and overland flow modeling.

Pitt’s Department of Civil & Environmental Engineering to host structural engineer Ron Klemencic for...

Ron Klemencic, P.E., S.E., Hon. AIA, chairman and CEO of Magnusson Klemencic Associates, will deliver the 2017 Landis Lecture at the University of Pittsburgh’s Swanson School of Engineering.

AEC TECH NEWS: Bentley’s ProStructures streamlines building design workflows

Bentley Systems said its structural detailing application, ProStructures, which includes the capabilities of ProSteel and ProConcrete applications, significantly improves the workflow between structural detailing and building design disciplines

Automated method allows rapid analysis of disaster damage to structures

Researchers are harnessing “deep learning” algorithms and powerful computer vision technology to dramatically reduce the time it takes for engineers to assess damage to buildings after disasters.

‘Sensing skin’ detects cracks, harmful chemicals in structures

Researchers have developed a multi-layered “sensing skin” to detect corrosive or otherwise harmful substances in structures. The skin can also detect cracks and other structural flaws that are invisible to the naked eye.
Innovative Designs in Steel

Innovative designs in steel

Ten structural steel building projects chosen from nearly 100 submissions earned national recognition in the 2016 Innovative Design in Engineering and Architecture with Structural...
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Advantages of Today’s Tension Fabric Structures

This webcast will give you an understanding of how technology has modernized tension fabric structures. No longer suitable only for simple storage buildings, fabric...

Research aims to increase safety of temporary structures on construction sites

The use of Cyber-Physical Systems (CPS) will allow for monitoring and assessing the safety of temporary structures used on construction sites, according to research being completed in Penn States Department of Architectural Engineering.
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