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Future Forward Full Interview: Most People Want to Help You

August 16, 2020 - in Articles, Interview

Erin Rothman is the founder of StormSensor and a former environmental consultant. V1 Media: Please provide a brief background of your education and career before StormSensor. Rothman: I received my undergraduate degree at Miami University in Oxford, Ohio,…

BIM Methodology Helps Design the World’s Longest Double-Decker Bridge, Saving Time and Costs

August 10, 2020 - in Articles, Engineered Solutions, News

OpenRoads helped WIKA review the alignment of the main road, ramps and approaching structures.

Central Park Tower Pushes the Limits of Skyscraper Design

August 6, 2020 - in Articles, Feature, Featured

New York City’s Central Park Tower, the tallest residential building in the world, reflects state-of-the-art engineering techniques and environmentally…

From the Editor: Time to Enjoy Nature for Its Beauty … and Engineering

August 6, 2020 - in Articles, Column

The last few months have certainly been different. Many people are working from home, and there’s much less travel leading to jokes about commute times to the office and how many weeks per gallon cars are reporting as their efficiency standard. This different…

Remote Design Collaboration as the New Norm

August 4, 2020 - in Engineered Solutions

How Design Teams of All Sizes Are Remaining Connected and Keeping Productive

Thoughts From Engineers: Dam Management in the 21st Century: Collaborative and Community-Based

July 30, 2020 - in Articles, Column

The breach of the Edenville Dam in Michigan, which sent floodwater over the downstream Midland Dam and forced thousands to evacuate on May 19, 2020, tragically captures the catastrophic risk posed by aging dams with absentee or financially strapped dam owners…

Restoring and Reinforcing Slopes in Houston’s Hurricane Country

July 30, 2020 - in Articles, Feature, Featured

By using a green solution, the city of Houston was able to save money and prevent future damage to slopes along Buffalo Bayou. The video at the top of this page is an interview with Charlie Penland, P.E., senior principal for Walter P. Moore & Associates,…

ReEngineering the Engineer: Engineers Are Experts at Following the Rules

July 27, 2020 - in Articles, Column

Well, here we are in August. It’s hard to believe the year is more than half over, and many of us spent about two thirds of that time working out of our living rooms and kitchens. It’s almost become normal, although I know working that way isn’t going…

Location Intelligence Changes How You Plan, Design, Build and Operate Your Projects

July 21, 2020 - in Engineered Solutions

We live, work and play in a world we have created and manipulated to meet our needs. We’ve built houses, offices, hospitals, parks, roads, waterways and hundreds of other structures that allow us to do what we do.

Video: Restoring and Reinforcing Slopes in Houston’s Hurricane Country

July 14, 2020 - in Articles, Feature, Video

This video created by Profile Products shows how the city of Houston was able to save money and prevent future damage to slopes along Buffalo Bayou.