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Adaptive City Planning Tackles the Uncertainty of Sea Level Rise

By Liza Moriconi Historically, engineers have designed cities’ infrastructure to a baseline climate. However, given the inevitability of and rapid acceleration of climate change, this...

Coastal Resilience in the U.S.: The Importance of Short-Term Adaptation for a Sick World

A recent comment on a LinkedIn post about a project to create man-made living, growing breakwaters off Staten Island to account for problematic coastal...

Building Climate-Resilient Infrastructure Using Geosynthetics

When extreme weather events occur, communities are often left to grapple with the devastating effects. An increase in extreme weather patterns, coupled with aging...

Climate Pledge Arena

An Environmental and Engineering Marvel By Greg Huber Being chosen by Oak View Group, a Seattle public-private partner and developer, to redevelop the former Key Arena...

We Must Invest in Africa’s Engineers to Help Solve the World’s Climate Crisis

By David Thomlinson In March 2019 tropical Cyclone Idai made landfall near the Mozambiquan port city of Beira, ravaging the coastline and inland communities. The...

Buro Happold has Eye on Green, Equitable Future for West Hollywood

By Luke Carothers Buro Happold is no stranger to helping cities plan for a greener future.  The firm already has a strong reputation in green...

BuroHappold Selected for West Hollywood Climate Action and Adaptation Plan

Sustainability leader tapped to create aggressive, long-term action plan to reduce emissions and mitigate effects of climate change on city’s most vulnerable communities WEST HOLLYWOOD–...

SmithGroup Forecasts Trends for Design in the 2020s

DETROIT – As the oldest continually operating architecture and engineering firm in the country, SmithGroup has seen many changes in the world of design. The firm...

Hurricanes Expected to Worsen in Next Decade; Coastal Residents Must Act Now

As 2019 comes to a close it marks the end of a decade, as well as the end to this year’s devastating hurricane season....

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