Structures + Buildings

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

Rutgers research: ‘Smart cities’ should be super-connected, green and resilient

Superstorm Sandy sparked a Rutgers professor’s interest in helping to engineer smart cities, where everything is connected; renewable energy, green infrastructure and sustainability reign; and resilience after breakdowns, disasters and malicious attacks is critical.

BuildSteel provides cold-formed steel framing educational resources

BuildSteel, a newly-launched collaboration of steel and construction industry organizations, provides educational resources for building professionals on the uses and benefits of cold-formed steel framing.

Thornton Tomasetti acquires Swallow Acoustic Consultants

Thornton Tomasetti entered into an agreement to acquire Swallow Acoustic Consultants Limited (SACL), a specialist in acoustics, noise and vibration control engineering based in Mississauga, Ontario, Canada.

Andrew Consulting Engineers wins second statewide award for work on performance hall

For the second time this year, Andrew Consulting Engineers has been honored for its structural engineering work on the Wilson Center, a 1,500-seat performance hall at Cape Fear Community College in Wilmington, N.C.

Modjeski and Masters wins NYSBA contract

Modjeski and Masters announced its selection for the New York State Bridge Authority’s (NYSBA) General Consulting and Inspection Services contract. Modjeski will perform bridge maintenance inspections and related work for the bridges under the jurisdiction of NYSBA for three years

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
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