As the number of skilled craftsmen who can replicate or restore architectural elements of historic facades dwindles, many 19th and 20th-century buildings are becoming vulnerable to[...]
Cloud-based software and data storage offers several benefits for land surveyors; however, it might not be right for your firm. How do you decide whether to jump on the cloud? Even[...]
Americans lose millions of hours and billions in lost productivity and infrastructure annually due to nuisance flooding. What are some of the solutions provided by civil and enviro[...]
First proposed by Elon Musk, CEO of Tesla Motors and SpaceX, the Hyperloop may be the future of passenger and freight transportation between urban centers. If successful, what are [...]
With the uptick in gentrification and homelessness in the United States, it is no wonder that developers and property owners are requesting that architects include hostile architec[...]
Land surveyors are among the top professionals adopting drone technology. How can you make sure you are getting the most bang for your buck with your UAV surveying program? A simpl[...]
Innovations in Environmental Engineering: Improving the Strength and Durability of Pervious Pavement with Recycled Carbon Fibers Effective urban stormwater management and the dispo[...]
While most people consider concrete a material to reinforce wood, a team of Purdue University researchers is ready to demonstrate cellulose nanocrystals derived from wood enhances [...]
From Newark to Portland, timber is replacing concrete and steel for both midrise and highrise structures. What are the benefits of using wood as the primary building material for p[...]
With the cost of natural and climate related disasters setting a new record in 2017, many are looking to engineers to develop mitigation strategies for the build environment. A new[...]
The Business of Land Surveying: Three Strategies for Long Term Growth of Your Firm Experts forecast the robust spending on construction during 2017 to continue in 2018. How can you[...]
Many smaller communities do not have the financial resources to construct, rehabilitate, or expand centralized wastewater treatment plants. Decentralized wastewater treatment syste[...]