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  • Dramatic Station Embraces Taiwan’s Rail History Jul 26, 2016
    A new multimodal transportation center in Kaohsiung, Taiwan, honors its historical predecessor while presenting residents with a forward-looking, parklike gathering space. 
    Architectural Structural Transportation and Development
  • Serpentine Gallery Celebrates 16 Years of Pavilions Jul 26, 2016
    This year, the Serpentine Gallery's annual celebration of architecture--expressed in a summer pavilion designed by an internationally known architect--has expanded to include four summerhouses.
    Architectural Materials Structural Urban Planning
  • Does Purdue Have the Cure for the Sophomore Slump? Jul 26, 2016
    Researchers at Purdue examine what role the 'freeform classroom' has played in improved student performance and test the innovative method at different universities.
    Education Research and Technology
  • Building Underwater Poses Unique Challenges Jul 26, 2016
    The design firm charged with lowering the end of Montreal's Alexandra Pier for riverfront access says constructing a wharf wall underwater isn't quite like building blind but it's close.
    Architectural Coasts Oceans Ports Rivers Construction Structural
  • Construction to Begin on I-66 Variable Tolling System Jul 19, 2016
    The 10 mi long segment of Interstate 66 that is located inside the Capital Beltway in northern Virginia will feature the first all-lane, dynamic-priced tolling system in the United States.
    Transportation and Development
  • El Paso Extends Bus Rapid Transit Jul 19, 2016
    El Paso's bright, chartreuse bus rapid transit system is growing in ridership and expanding its services to new routes that serve more of the city.
    Transportation and Development
  • Iconic Glass Globe Anchors Expo Community Jul 19, 2016
    The architecture and engineering teams for the upcoming World's Fair in Kazakhstan created a legacy development, weaving the new structures into the urban fabric.
    Architectural Structural Development Urban Planning
  • 'Living Building,' Green Solutions Create Unique Learning Landscape Jul 19, 2016
    Students at the new Golden Bridges School, in San Francisco, will be learning in a unique environment designed to connect them with nature despite the school's thoroughly urban setting.
    Architectural Education Structural
  • Tower Design Offers Best View by a Mile Jul 12, 2016
    A dramatic new tower would be the tallest structure in the world, offering customers a rich journey through a vertical park before reaching an observation deck 1 mi in the sky.
    Architectural Structural Wind
  • Website Serves as Resource for Transit-Oriented Development Jul 12, 2016
    Partnering with a nonprofit organization, the U.S. Department of Transportation's Federal Transit Administration (FTA) is encouraging greater use of transit-oriented development (TOD) to promote economic growth and public transportation.
    Education Research and Technology
  • Robinson Center is Reborn Jul 12, 2016
    A sentimental landmark theater in Little Rock, Arkansas, is preparing for a vibrant future thanks to an extensive renovation and rehabilitation project.
    Architectural Structural
  • Reconsidering Transportation for the 21st Century Jul 12, 2016
    Columbus, Ohio, has won a U.S. DOT grant to use technology to reshape its transportation system.
    Research and Technology Transportation and Development
  • Report: Now is Time to Waterproof the World Jun 28, 2016
    A report by the World Bank warns that we should prepare now to mitigate climate change-induced water scarcity by 2035 or prepare to pay the human, environmental, and economic price.
    Climate Change Coasts Oceans Ports Rivers Research and Technology
  • Alexandria, Virginia, Nears End of Long-Term Effort to Reduce Nitrogen Levels Jun 28, 2016
    Recently completed facilities for managing nutrient levels within its secondary treatment operations and pretreating centrate will help the city comply with stringent discharge limits for nitrogen in its wastewater.
    Coasts Oceans Ports Rivers Environmental and Water Resources
  • Coal Ash Sites Leak into Surface Water and Groundwater Jun 28, 2016
    Recent research from Duke reveals that coal ash ponds used by power producers to store the by-products of coal combustion in five southeastern states are leaking effluents with contaminants into surrounding waters.
    Coasts Oceans Ports Rivers Environmental and Water Resources Research and Technology
  • Year’s Best Tall Buildings Combine Shape and Purpose Jun 28, 2016
    The Council on Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat's 2016 Tall Buildings Award recognizes outstanding projects from around the world that make the most of their sites, their functions, and their environments.
    Architectural Structural
  • Using Spores to Harness Evaporation Jun 21, 2016
    Researchers at Columbia University have developed engines that use the expansion and contraction of spores to generate electricity.
    Energy Materials Research and Technology
  • Gender Affects Levels of Math Anxiety Jun 21, 2016
    Research finds that female students experience more anxiety about mathematics courses than their performance would suggest.
    Education Research and Technology
  • Parking Amid Art Jun 21, 2016
    Miami parking garages, including one on the boards called The Museum Garage, are becoming ensconced in artful facades-but not without initial design and construction issues.
    Architectural Structural Urban Planning
  • Persistent Social Influences Discourage Women from Engineering Careers Jun 21, 2016
    An analysis of journals kept by engineering students reveals that negative work experiences often discourage women in their pursuit of engineering careers.
    Business Education Research and Technology
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