Tag: Design

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Penn Station expansion creates new ‘grand entrance’ to NYC

New York City’s new Moynihan Train Hall was constructed within a historical post office building, across from Penn Station and directly above many of the station’s platforms and tracks.

Optimizing safety through design

In the high-risk industries of civil engineering and construction, workers are often exposed to serious hazards. According to OSHA, one in five worker deaths in 2018 were in construction. The leading causes are a result of the “Fatal Four” – falling, being struck by objects, electrocution, and caught-in-between hazards. And while dangerous site conditions play a role in workers’ safety, so does human behavior. Distractions...

Slideshow: Design unveiled for maritime center to be built in Rotterdam’s harbor

The maritime center will be accessible via two bridges and will be more or less visible as the tide ebbs and flows up to 2 m in height.

Slideshow: Le Monde Group’s headquarters spans challenging site

The building’s two seven-story cantilevering volumes are connected by an archway that crosses a new public plaza.

Designing tall buildings for wind

A new ASCE Manual of Practice brings much-needed consistency to criteria for tall buildings specific to wind effects.

Civil Engineering magazine takes a fresh approach

Civil Engineering takes a new and fresh approach going forward.

Manhattan’s St. John’s Park is reimagined for recreational use

Architecture studio Ballman Khapalova has created a park design for the traffic circle that acts as the Holland Tunnel’s terminus in Manhattan.

Florida aeronautical university flies high with new student union

Birds in flight inspired the design of Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University’s new student union.

Crescent shape marks new airport terminal in New Orleans

The new Louis Armstrong New Orleans International Airport terminal features a crescent-shaped geometry designed to withstand hurricanes.

European museum will boast sculptural spiral stairway, observation deck

Work on the FENIX Museum of Migration in Rotterdam, Netherlands, has begun.