Structures + Buildings

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

Updated AISC Steel Construction Manual available

The American Institute of Steel Construction's (AISC) 15th Edition Steel Construction Manual is now available.

H2M architects + engineers receives preservation award

For their commitment to environmental responsibility and its leadership in the Long Island Business community on issues related to responsible design and construction the firm of H2M architects + engineers received the 2017 Theodore Roosevelt Preservation Award from Old Westbury College Foundation, Inc.

AISI updates design guide for standard on profiled steel diaphragm panels

The American Iron and Steel Institute (AISI) published AISI D310-17, “Design Examples for the Design of Profiled Steel Diaphragm Panels Based on AISI S310-16.”

CH2M to grow asset management services for U.S. Army worldwide

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Mobile District selected the joint venture team of CH2M and Burns & McDonnell as one of six firms to share an Indefinite Delivery Indefinite Quantity (IDIQ) contract to support BUILDER Sustainment Management System (SMS) facility condition assessment services globally.

Concrete from wood

Swiss researchers from the National Research Programme "Resource Wood" have developed a type of concrete that largely consists of wood.

SCDOT embarks on a 10-year highway rebuilding plan

The South Carolina Department of Transportation (SCDOT) has mapped out a decade-long plan designed to rebuild decayed roads and replace structurally deficient bridges all across the state.

Bridge conditions in Austria often exceed expectations

Studies conducted by Vienna University of Technology (TU Wien) show that many bridges are actually significantly more stable than might be expected, often rendering costly restoration work unnecessary.

PPI announces award winners

The Plastics Pipe Institute, Inc. (PPI) announced this year's winners for its Members and Projects of the Year Awards Program at its Annual Meeting.

AISI reaccredited as an American National Standards Developer

The American Iron and Steel Institute (AISI) has been reaccredited by the American National Standards Institute (ANSI) under its recently revised operating procedures for documenting consensus on AISI-sponsored American National Standards.

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