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With each year that passes without significant investment in addressing the nation’s aging infrastructure, the economic costs to both businesses and individuals rise. What solution[...]
Even though compressed chocolate does not have the same strength as concrete, a team of civil engineers and architects are exploring innovative means of using chocolate as a buildi[...]
Civil engineers face the challenge of needing to meet or exceed the expectations of three parties – the client, their firm, and the public – for a project to succeed. How doe[...]
Civil engineers face the challenge of needing to meet or exceed the expectations of three parties – the client, their firm, and the public – for a project to succeed. How doe[...]
Does your surveying firm’s 2015 capital investment plans follow industry trends? The staff of Point of Beginning worked with BNP Media to conduct a market research study of land su[...]
A German transportation manufacturing firm recently announced their plans to test a cable free elevator in 2016. If successful, this innovative system will increase efficiency and [...]
A community tragedy, such as a school shooting, requires architects to design spaces that are not only functional, but also promote the emotional recovery of a community. One of th[...]
While Integrate Project Delivery (IPD) contracts foster collaboration and allow faster project development cycles, the terms of these agreements tend not to fit with traditional pr[...]