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From The Editor: A Different Type of Solar Harvesting in the Fields

April 9, 2024 - in Articles, Column

Driving through rural Starke County, Ind., in various seasons will provide visitors a varied image of this part of the state. In late February, the land is gray and brown, harvested and barren from the last fall and winter; unless, of course, it’s covered…

Letters from April 2024 Issue

April 9, 2024 - in Articles, Letters

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AI Is the Latest Enabler of Engineering’s Digital Transformation Journey

April 9, 2024 - in Articles, Interview

Todd Danielson, Informed Infrastructure's editorial director, interviewed Carolina Venegas Martinez, the senior water industry strategy manager at Autodesk,…

Connected Construction Strategies and Insights

April 8, 2024 - in Articles, Feature, Featured

Four contractors discuss the challenges and opportunities of linking people, workflows and data through integrated technology. With contractors deploying software systems at an accelerated pace, connecting applications and the data they generate is emerging…

Executive Corner: Manage Conflicts of Interest When Selling Your Shares Internally or Externally

April 8, 2024 - in Articles, Column

The “Executive Corner” column has discussed conflicts of interest in the past, but it’s worth revisiting to remind companies of their fiduciary obligations to minority shareholders, especially considering the recent number of mergers and acquisitions…

Transportation Troubleshooting: The ‘Four C’s’ of High-Speed Rail Build Support for the Long-Term Vision

April 8, 2024 - in Articles, Column

Enhancing passenger rail service can improve the lives of millions of Americans by cutting the time they spend commuting, reducing air pollution and greenhouse gas emissions, and enabling new growth patterns such as transit-oriented development, where…

Getting Geotechnical: Calming the Storm with ESCS

April 8, 2024 - in Articles, Column

Storm intensity and the loss of pervious surfaces pose significant challenges for infrastructure design. When stormwater is unable to drain properly, it can flood around buildings. Unfortunately, extended saturated conditions can damage aging foundations…

Future Forward: One Water: A Connected, Global System Requires Site-Specific Engineering

April 8, 2024 - in Articles, Profile

This interview was recorded by Todd Danielson, the editorial director of Informed Infrastructure. You can watch a video of the full interview above or by visiting bit.ly/3Pf40vR. Stacy Hutchinson, PhD, is the associate dean of research and graduate programs…

Bringing Harmony to Bustling Hangzhou: Archi-Tectonics Creates New Natural Landscape for 2023 Asian Games

April 8, 2024 - in Articles, Feature, Featured

Given its rectangular footprint and startlingly verdant, sylvan hilliness amid densely clustered tall buildings, Hangzhou’s new Canal Asian Games Ecopark invites comparison to New York City’s Central Park, especially when seen from above. But unlike Central…

Waste Water Not an Option: 5D Technology Helps EchoWater Project Save $400 Million (and a Lot of Water)

April 8, 2024 - in Articles, Feature, Featured

  Getting Control of the Project To learn more about the 5D planning, scheduling and costing digital twin that was at the heart of the EchoWater Project and its ability to finish on time and under budget, I interviewed Project Controls Cubed’s Jeff…