News - 1 Dec 2023
A group of researchers from EPFL, ETH Zurich, and a Geneva-based architecture firm has created a novel form of non-reinforced concrete using stone offcuts.
Prototype walls made with clay, lime, and...
News - 8 Sep 2023
One of the main causes of climate change and rising global temperatures is carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions from human activity. Among the various anthropogenic activities that emit CO2, the...
News - 4 May 2022
In Portland, Oregon, roofs covered with roofs have become the norm. For stormwater management, the city is considered a leader as it incorporates green infrastructure, free street trees, green...
News - 23 Oct 2017
The advantages of cool roofs in terms of saving energy and climate change have already been confirmed: light-colored roofs reflect the sunlight instead of absorbing, thereby keeping buildings, cities,...
News - 7 Mar 2016
At a downtown groundbreaking event, late Thursday, construction officially started on phase one of Miami Worldcenter -- America's second-largest mixed-use urban development -- the biggest building...
News - 26 Oct 2015
Mountain Valley Pipeline, LLC, today, formally applied to the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission for authorization to build a 301-mile interstate natural gas transmission pipeline designed to...
News - 8 Jun 2010
Wells Fargo & Company (NYSE: WFC) today announced that its most recent addition to the Charlotte, N.C. skyline, the Duke Energy Center, has been certified Leadership in Energy and Environmental...
Article - 16 Oct 2023
Skyscrapers have become the defining features of modern cities that push beyond the limits of engineering and architectural design. Structural engineering plays a critical role in ensuring the safety...
Article - 18 Sep 2023
This article will discuss some of the aspects that determine building survivability during wildfires and how buildings and communities can be made more fire-resistant.
Article - 22 Mar 2023
Today, we may be familiar with flax as a cooking ingredient in the form of flaxseed and oil, but it has much more to offer. Scientists are now exploring how flax can be used as a building material,...