/ Category / Featured

Seattle-Tacoma International Modernizes, Expands North Satellite

September 30, 2021 - in Articles, Feature, Featured

In summer 2021, just as passengers returned in significant numbers, Seattle-Tacoma International Airport (SEA) opened Phase 2 of its $710 million North Satellite modernization project, adding much-needed gates and square footage.

Steel Roof Deck Shows Off Its Curves in Las Vegas

September 30, 2021 - in Articles, Feature, Featured

Imagine trying to design and build a structure that could stand out amid the glitzy, audacious Las Vegas skyline.

Natural Disasters and Infrastructure Damage: How Innovative Technology Can Support Response

September 30, 2021 - in Articles, Feature, Featured

With wildfire and hurricane seasons lasting longer, state and local governments across the country have an opportunity to embrace technological innovation…

Green Roofs: A Growing Trend for a Growing Need

September 30, 2021 - in Articles, Feature, Featured

Green roofs not only provide an ROI and health benefits, but also social and economic benefits, particularly in urban areas through improving the environment, increasing property values and enhancing the social fabric.

Sustainability in the Solar Industry

September 1, 2021 - in Articles, Feature, Featured

Figure 1. Projected growth of various fuels.   By Chris Kline and Dan Salas Utility-scale solar power in the United States is projected to continue growing for the next several decades in support of national energy goals. The primary purpose of utility-scale…

Managing Water Assets with Reality-Capture Technologies

September 1, 2021 - in Articles, Feature, Featured

Maintaining water and wastewater infrastructure often is challenging. Water facilities rely on large, often-complicated networks of piping, steel structures, equipment and tanks that aren’t always easily accessible. These elements often are located in areas…

Return to Glory: Notre Dame’s Restoration Is On Track

September 1, 2021 - in Articles, Feature, Featured

Interior bracing was installed during the safety phase to stabilize stone arches.   Notre Dame de Paris is not the largest Gothic cathedral in the world, or in France. It’s not even the largest cathedral named for “Our Lady” in France; Notre Dame…

Lessons Learned from Campus RainWorks 2020 Winners

September 1, 2021 - in Articles, Feature, Featured

The University of Pennsylvania redesigned a K-8 campus in West Philadelphia with green infrastructure, raised garden beds and a food forest.   At college and university campuses throughout the United States, students compete in the Campus RainWorks Challenge,…

Adapting to Climate Change

September 1, 2021 - in Articles, Feature, Featured

New York City projects protect against rising tides and ensure long-term usability. On Aug. 9, 2021, the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change released the first part of its much-anticipated “Sixth Assessment Report” (www.ipcc.ch/report/ar6/wg1), which…

2D CAD in a 3D World

July 27, 2021 - in Articles, Feature, Featured

The complex wall structure is shown in an exploded axonometric drawing. (Stantec and Walter P . Moore) There’s little doubt dawn is breaking on the brave new world of 3D modeling, BIM, reality capture, real-time rendering, simulation and digital twins for…