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Astronaut’s Future City Message

October 19, 2020 - in Events, Smart Cities, Video

Astronaut Ricky Arnold has a message for those entering the Future City contest. Sign up for the Future City Competition at futurecity.org/register

Steelike, Inc. Successfully Achieves a $2 Million Dollar Funding Round as it Works to Meet Rapid Demand

July 31, 2020 - in Corporate, Facility Management, News

Investment comes as the company's Ultra-High Performance Concrete (Steelike® UHPC) is successfully used to connect precast deck panels for an accelerated…

Video: On the Ground in Puerto Rico with Dr. Kit Miyamoto

On Jan. 7, 2020, a magnitude 6.4 earthquake shook the southern coast of Puerto Rico. It damaged about 10 percent of buildings in the area and collapsed…

Smart Cities: Putting a ‘Smart Communities’ Strategy to Work

January 3, 2018 - in Articles, Column, Smart Cities

The term “smart cities” has been around for a while now. You can’t go to an event or pick up a magazine without some discussion on smart cities, and a lot of organizations have jumped onboard and created “smart” projects and initiatives. But in the…

Collaborative BIM: Xishi Winter Olympics Square Project Transforms Historic Industrial Zone

December 11, 2017 - in Articles, Emergency, Feature, Featured

The 2022 Winter Olympics Organizing Committee contracted Beijing Shougang International Engineering (BSIE) to design and construct an office plaza in Shougang, a historic industrial park in Shijingshan District, Beijing, China. The project called for innovative…

Fluor Awarded U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Contract to Support Power Grid Repair in Puerto Rico

October 19, 2017 - in Electric Grid, Emergency, Energy, Featured, News

IRVING, Texas (October 19, 2017) – Fluor Corporation (NYSE: FLR) announced today that the company was awarded a contract by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Huntsville (Alabama) Engineering Center to help restore electric power to Puerto Rico. The six-month…

Video: Water Street Tampa Illustration

A newly released animatic video shows how Water Street Tampa will come to life over the next decade - from the new infrastructure, to 13 acres of newly imagined public green spaces, and the creation of multiple new city blocks. Downtown Tampa's revitalization…

Vertical Images: From Film Making to Inspection, and Why the Future of Drones Doesn’t Lie in Flying

Successful drone entrepreneur Petr Lněnička went from award-winning filmmaker to drone inspection leader in his native Czech Republic. Here he lays out 3 pieces of advice and explains why for him, the transition seemed logical, and why he believes the future…

Miyamoto Expands to San Francisco

SAN FRANCISCO — Miyamoto International, the global earthquake + structural engineering firm, opened an office in San Francisco January 3. The firm has added seven offices globally in the past three years and its expansion into San Francisco puts Miyamoto…

Inner-City Elderly Most at Risk from Increasing Heat Waves in London

August 22, 2016 - in Environment

New report reveals Hackney, Islington and Tower Hamlets have the greatest number of high vulnerability areas, where elderly are especially at risk from heat related illnesses as the capital gets hotter. These areas combine risk factors including; high population…