Tag: engineers


Uproar Causes U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to Rethink Miami Storm Protection Plan

October 5, 2022

Via: ArchDaily

A persuasive local advocacy and media campaign convinced the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to conduct a new, expanded study for a $6 billion project to protect Miami from future hurricanes, coastal flooding, and climate impacts. Critics argued that the […]

Construction Techniques

5 Tips For Construction Project Managers

July 20, 2018

Via: ConstructConnect

Construction project managers are responsible for overseeing and supervising construction projects from start to finish. They are tasked with making sure projects are delivered on time and within budget. Job duties differ from company to company, but construction project managers […]

Construction Processes, Interaction of Expertise

Weak hydrogen bonds key to strong, tough infrastructure

January 30, 2018

Via: Construction News ScienceDaily

The right mix of hydrogen bonds in polymer and cement composites is critical to making strong, tough and ductile infrastructure material, according to Rice University scientists who want to mimic the mechanics of mother-of-pearl and similar natural composites with synthetic […]

Construction Processes, Interaction of Expertise

Why architects and engineers like metal building systems

January 15, 2018

Via: BDCNetwork

From the stand-point of architects and engineers, there’s a lot to like about metal building systems.  The combination of design flexibility and high value-to-cost enable design professionals to provide their clients with cost-effective solutions for their practical and aesthetic requirements.Over […]