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Letters from June 2021 Issue

June 4, 2021 - in Articles, Letters

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Letters from Smart Engineering 2021 Issue

May 14, 2021 - in Articles, Letters

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Letters from October 2020 Issue

October 30, 2020 - in Articles, Letters, Letters

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Haiti: Eight Years After

Miyamoto International created a video of the eight-year anniversary of the earthquake that devastated Haiti, describing improvements that have been made to make the new buildings (and people) more earthquake resistant.

ReEngineering the Engineer: Making Way for the Future

December 11, 2017 - in Articles, Column

Like many others, my firm had a very busy 2017. We were fortunate to pick up a couple new clients at the beginning of the year, and that led to additional projects and a workload that caught us a little by surprise. We didn’t realize the pent-up demand for…

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…

Fire Safety for High-Rise Mass-Timber Buildings

December 4, 2017 - in Articles, Feature, Featured

By David Barber, Principal, Arup Buildings constantly change and develop as architects, engineers and scientists innovate and develop new products and construction methods. Interest has been growing worldwide in the design and construction of high-rise timber…

Engineered Solutions: IKEA Project Sets New Stormwater Management Standard

November 27, 2017 - in Articles, Feature, Featured

Developers of a new IKEA store in Jacksonville, Fla., wanted to make this project a model of sustainable, forward-thinking design. A big part of this plan was an underground stormwater management system that would be the largest ever installed in the southeastern…

Engineered Solutions: New Bridge in Hawaii Forest Replaces Roadway Prone to Flooding

November 20, 2017 - in Articles, Feature, Featured

Acrow Bridge designed and provided a permanent bridge to Mocon Construction for vehicle and pedestrian use in the Keahua Arboretum in the Keahua State Forest in Kauai, Hawaii. Planted with native plants and vegetation introduced by the University of Hawaii,…

Change Leader Full Interview: Simplify Legal Structure to Get Things Done

October 16, 2017 - in Articles, Interview

Philip K. Howard, chair of Common Good, is a lawyer who is actively involved in shaping public policy. In addition to writing several books during his career, he recently wrote a report, “Two Years, Not Ten Years: Redesigning Infrastructure Approvals,”…