Topic: Projects

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Medieval structure reworked to make acoustics sing

Engineers enlarged a former medieval hospital in Ghent, Belgium, and fine-tuned a host of its site features to improve the acoustic performance of the building as a modern concert hall.

Slideshow: Zaha Hadid Architects-designed art center in China underway

The art center will be located within a lake with a tunneled road extending underneath it. A four-pronged latticed canopy will visually unify the art center’s distinct venues.

Extroverted, energetic Boise leader honored as New Face of Civil Engineering

New Face of Civil Engineering Lauren Nuxoll's force of personality is helping her build teams and her hometown of Boise.

New Face honoree seeks systems solutions to world water crises

New Face of Civil Engineering Kimberly Pugel has taken her fear of climate change and turned it into positive action.

Family, community, engineering – New Face makes everlasting contribution

New Face of Civil Engineering Bahaar Taylor has taken multitasking to a new level.

Driving the infrastructure investment conversation toward solutions

With the ASCE 2021 Report Card for America's Infrastructure nearing its March 3 release, Darren Olson places his ongoing advocacy efforts in context.

Regenerative design, the salvage economy, and one building’s quest to ‘live’ sustainably

The Kendeda Building for Innovative Sustainable Design at the Georgia Institute of Technology in Atlanta is not like other buildings.

Slideshow: Winning cycle and pedestrian bridge design features restrained curves

The bridge in Heidelberg, Germany, will connect the city’s central train station with an express bike pathway on the opposite riverbank.

Canadian cities stop discharging raw sewage to ocean

The 108 ML/d McLoughlin Point Wastewater Treatment Plant began advanced wastewater treatment operations in December for several Canadian cities in the Victoria region.

Then and now: NYC rebuilds iconic Fountain of the Fairs as a fog garden

Flushing Meadows Corona Park in the city’s borough of Queens has rebuilt the historical 1964 set of fountains, which will open when the weather warms.