Will the new industrial city work?
MIT News - Urban Studies and Planning, 23 hours ago
The renewal of manufacturing is not an abstract economic issue: It is very much an urban issue. American manufacturing, for instance, rose in cities, and those cities grew around industries from automakers to steelmakers to textiles. Today, with innovation-based manufacturers helping to spur a reviv...
Concrete Sustainability Hub names Randolph Kirchain as co-director
MIT News - Civil & Environmental Engineering, 23 hours ago
Randolph Kirchain - an engineer who researches the environmental and economic implications of materials selection in the manufacture and lifespan of products from electronics to pavements - has been named co-director of the MIT Concrete Sustainability Hub (CSHub). Professor Franz-Josef Ulm, faculty ...
Jacobs to Provide Construction Management Services for North West Redwater Partnership's Sturgeon Refinery Project
AZoBuild.com - Building News, 23 hours ago
Jacobs Engineering Group Inc. announced today that it received a contract to provide construction management services for North West Redwater Partnership’s Sturgeon Refinery project in Alberta,...
ENR New York To Host "The Port Authority of New York & New Jersey Conference," Friday, October 31, 2014
McGraw-Hill Construction - Latest Headlines, October 28, 2014
To assist construction industry professionals in doing business with The Port Authority of New York & New Jersey, McGraw Hill Construction's ENR New York will host its new event, The Port Authority of New York & New Jersey Conference, on October 31, 2014 at McGraw Hill Headquarters, 1221 Avenue of t...
Smoot lighting to set the mood on Harvard Bridge
MIT News - Architecture, October 28, 2014
More than 50 years since its debut, the MIT-borne unit of measurement known as the Smoot is still growing in popularity. For those uninitiated to MIT, the Smoot was concocted in October 1958 after seven MIT students calibrated the Harvard (Mass. Ave.) Bridge using 5'7 freshman Ol...
Exhibition Review: Ai Weiwei on Alcatraz
Architectural Record - News, October 22, 2014
Prompting questions about human rights, freedom of speech, and the value of incarceration, @Large was clearly colored by the artist's own experience.
MHS Boilers are fighting fit
BSEE - Building Services and Environmental Engineer , January 07, 2014
Staff and visitors at the newly built Portway Lifestyle Centre in the West Midlands will benefit from a low carbon heating and hot water system from MHS Boilers, which is expected to contribute to a BREEAM ?Very Good? rating.
Affordable vs. attainable
Builder Online - Construction Trends, December 09, 2013
New Geography contributor Rich Murdocco takes on the questions of how to make housing affordable enough to offset local brain drain.