Structures + Buildings

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

Also includes: Building MaterialsLand DevelopmentResidentialSafety, and Project Delivery.

Hines to Develop Office-Led Mixed-Use Tower at Miami Worldcenter

International real estate firm Hines announced plans to develop 110 10th Street, a 45-story, 600,000-square-foot office-led, mixed-use tower within Miami Worldcenter.

WVU professor’s patented system could make cities more resilient after natural disasters

West Virginia University professor Hota GangaRao and Praveen Majjigapu, a Ph.D. student in civil engineering, have developed a system that will increase the strength and endurance of structures in earthquakes, hurricanes, tornadoes and other large blasts.

Build Change and Simpson Strong-Tie announce Fellowship for Engineering Excellence

Build Change and Simpson Strong-Tie announced the Simpson Strong-Tie Fellowship for Engineering Excellence program and call for applicants.

AEC TECH NEWS: Balfour Beatty trials drone technology for bridge inspections

West Sussex County Council, in partnership with Balfour Beatty Living Places, has begun trialing the use of drones to inspect bridges across the county.

PCI accepting entries for 55th annual PCI Design Awards

The Precast/Prestressed Concrete Institute (PCI) is now accepting entries for its 2018 PCI Design Awards.

Construction job growth led by nonresidential sector, but remains tepid

National construction employment remained largely unchanged for the second consecutive month, adding 5,000 net new jobs on a seasonally adjusted basis in April.

New fiber-based sensor could quickly detect structural problems in bridges and dams

There is great interest in using distributed sensors to continually monitor the structural health of large structures such as dams or bridges.

One Riverside residential high rise celebrates grand opening

The Harman Group announced that One Riverside, a $90 million, 82-unit residential condominium complex in Philadelphia, celebrated its grand opening milestone on May 2.

AEC TECH NEWS: Bentley’s SACS now includes decommissioning capabilities

Bentley Systems’s SACS software now includes an integrated analysis and design solution for the complete life cycle of offshore structures, including construction, transportation, in-place, and decommissioning.

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