Topic: Projects

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Josh Giegel, CTO of Virgin Hyperloop, talks technology and transportation

Josh Giegel, the chief technology officer of Virgin Hyperloop, chatted with Civil Engineering magazine about the technology and future implications of hyperloop travel.

Swiss Alps resort plans upgraded mountaintop station, new cable car

The Titlis resort area in Switzerland has big plans, including a new, larger mountaintop station, a repurposed telecommunications tower with new levels for public use, and a second cable car.

California county to benefit from temperature-phased anaerobic digestion facility

Design work is underway on a $300 million temperature-phased anaerobic digestion facility for Orange County, California. The new facility will improve biosolids quality and increase system resiliency.

Video: Tower design enables touch-free movement for occupants

Automation and tech synergy are key in the design of the 36-story-tall building in Hong Kong, where occupants will be able to move from sidewalk to workstation without touching a thing.

Slideshow: Carlo Ratti Associati releases design for eight-story mobile tennis tower

The concept design of the 90 m tall structure offers eight boxlike courts stacked atop one another in alternating layers.

Assessing the economic benefits of blue-green infrastructure

Blue-green infrastructure provides multiple benefits to humans and ecosystems, including health and biodiversity, but little data exists on economic benefit.

Free ASCE paper detects SARS-CoV-2 in wastewater

Authors of a new report in the Journal of Environmental Engineering, “SARS-CoV-2 in Detroit Wastewater,” share their first detection in regional wastewater in Detroit, and present methods used.

Exploring the properties of sea sand in sea sand–seawater concrete

With limited availability of freshwater globally, materials engineers have explored using sea sand and seawater in concrete production.

Sustainable procurement: the first step toward sustainable infrastructure

Over the past two decades there has been a push by a range of companies, communities, and governments for a higher level of sustainable infrastructure. However, to achieve sustainable development in infrastructure, you must first procure sustainable goods and services. The International Organization for Standardization defines sustainable procurement as positive environmental, social, and economic impacts possible over the entire life cycle. Considered a business...

Louisville combined sewer tunnel achieves major milestone

Excavation ends on the 4 mi long tunnel that will hold up to 55 million gal. of overflows.