National Skyscraper Day is September 3. While Skyscraper construction and design have remained largely unchanged over the last century, several aspects of construction are due for radical changes to increase efficiency and improve sustainability. Learn more from an infographic created by the New Jersey Institute of Technology’s Masters in Civil Engineering degree program.
Simpson Strong-Tie donated $50,000 to Clemson University’s Wood Utilization + Design Institute. The Institute brings together foresters, architects, engineers and other building industry professionals to design advances in wood-based products.
Swiss researchers from the National Research Programme "Resource Wood" have developed a type of concrete that largely consists of wood.
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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