Tag: Structures + Buildings

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.

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.

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.

Tharpe Engineering wins 2017 Excellence in Preservation Award

Tharpe Engineering Group and Hansen Architects of Savannah, Ga., are among the statewide award-winners honored at the 2017 Georgia Trust for Historic Preservation’s 40th annual Preservation Awards ceremony.

3-D printing offers new approach to making buildings

MIT researchers are expanding the list of materials that can be produced by 3D printing with the design of a system that can 3D print the basic structure of an entire building.

Research sheds new light on forces that threaten sensitive coastlines

Wind-driven expansion of marsh ponds on the Mississippi River Delta is a significant factor in the loss of crucial land in the Delta region, according to research published by scientists at Indiana University and North Carolina State University.

Maryland fire shows need for increased safety, not legislation

The construction phase of any building represents a relatively short period of time in the lifespan of a structure and a unique set of risk scenarios are present.
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