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How can college campuses be designed to be more equitable?

A recent panel engaged the challenges and opportunities of designing for equity on college campuses.

Book explores how toilet design could redefine wastewater infrastructure

Author and science journalist Chelsea Wald examines the importance of toilets to health across the globe and how new toilet technologies could redefine sanitation and wastewater infrastructure.

Floating ferry landings help solve NYC transit travails

The waterborne landings are designed to remain operational even if ground transportation services are interrupted by events such as terrorist attacks or natural disasters.

Sustainability to redefine historic Sacramento train station

A plan to regenerate the 95-year-old station as an intermodal mobility hub seeks to create a “living community” with a symbiotic relationship between people and the built environment.

Arizona city pilots small green infrastructure projects

The efforts include using pocket parks and athletic fields — among other sites — to temporarily hold stormwater during the seasonal monsoon season so the water can percolate into the ground.

Italian and Chinese architecture combine in Chengdu, China, complex

Design firm aoe has combined two distinct architecture styles — Italian and Chinese — in one pavilion complex to illustrate the cultural mix that defines the history of Chengdu, China.

First Step: Internship and interview practice pay off

A childhood spent playing with Legos and Tinkertoys evolved into a college experience that included ASCE’s concrete canoe competition and more, helping Garrett Brogdon, A.M.ASCE, land his first job.

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Book explores how toilet design could redefine wastewater infrastructure

Author and science journalist Chelsea Wald examines the importance of toilets to health across the globe and how new toilet technologies could redefine sanitation and wastewater infrastructure.

Floating ferry landings help solve NYC transit travails

The waterborne landings are designed to remain operational even if ground transportation services are interrupted by events such as terrorist attacks or natural disasters.

Sustainability to redefine historic Sacramento train station

A plan to regenerate the 95-year-old station as an intermodal mobility hub seeks to create a “living community” with a symbiotic relationship between people and the built environment.

Arizona city pilots small green infrastructure projects

The efforts include using pocket parks and athletic fields — among other sites — to temporarily hold stormwater during the seasonal monsoon season so the water can percolate into the ground.

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From the May/June 2021 print issue

2021 AEC forecast: Up or down?

As the pandemic wanes, the architecture, engineering, and construction market will embark on a K-shaped recovery.

Seeking change in ASCE and the nation

Student voting rights and the 2021 Report Card for America’s Infrastructure can have a positive impact.

Running deflection testing in tandem optimized an airport runway assessment

Airport officials at Austin-Bergstrom International Airport coupled two types of deflection tests to assess the condition of one of its runways.

Turtle-inspired dome tops former Tammany Hall

The interior of New York City’s former Tammany Hall was replaced with a modern concrete structure topped by dome that honors the Lenape.