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Bentley Systems Announces Winners of Year in Infrastructure 2020 Awards

October 22, 2020 - in Awards, Featured, News

All Year in Infrastructure 2020 Award winners, finalists, and nominees will be featured in the 2020 Infrastructure Yearbook, which will be published in early 2021.   EXTON, Pa. – Bentley Systems, Incorporated, (Nasdaq: BSY), the infrastructure engineering…

A Rise in Urgency: Impacts of Rising Waters and Waves/Erosion on Great Lakes Infrastructure

October 2, 2020 - in Articles, Feature, Featured

A summer home falls into Lake Michigan. (Image Courtesy: Patrica Gancer) On New Year’s Eve 2019, the summer home belonging to Patrica Gancer was “rocking…

Mobile Technology Drives the Need to Change Heavy Civil Construction

September 4, 2020 - in Articles, Feature, Featured

SYNCHRO Field allows users to alert the team to an issue from the jobsite, automatically adding map coordinates and linking the project issue directly…

Shoreline Stabilization: Teamwork and Technology Tackle a Growing Concern

August 28, 2020 - in Articles, Feature, Featured

The team at GZA—a Massachusetts-based firm providing geotechnical, environmental, ecological, water and construction-management services—had their work cut out for them. They were tasked to design a stabilization project for 1,500 linear feet of coastal…

Design Assist vs. Delegated Design – Industry Experts Release Recommended Guidance

August 18, 2020 - in Buildings, Featured, News

CHICAGO - Over the past few years, the American Institute of Architects (AIA) and the American Institute of Steel Construction (AISC) have worked together to study design collaboration techniques commonly used in the construction industry. As a result of this…

The Great Reopening: Architects and Engineers Help Schools Envision Safe Designs for COVID Era

August 14, 2020 - in Buildings, COVID-19, Featured, News

K-12 schools now have a range of immediate, short-term, and future design options they can use to create safer buildings and still serve most of their regular student enrollment.   New York – The most contentious debate of the COVID-19 era is unfolding…

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 conscious construction. For more than a century, New Yorkers have found space by building upward. Now…

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,…

August 2020 Trends

July 27, 2020 - in Featured, News, Trends

In this section, Informed Infrastructure compiles infographics from trusted sources that reveal insight on infrastructure spending. We also compile some of the top infrastructure stories that shouldn’t be missed. For ongoing news coverage, turn to Informed…

Let’s Build Two: Hub Group Breaks Ground On Replica Headquarters Building

June 29, 2020 - in Articles, Feature, Featured

Hub Group is a publicly traded North American transportation-management company providing intermodal, truck brokerage and logistics services. With more than $3.5 billion in revenue, Hub is one of the largest such companies in the world. And in the teenage…