FacilityBlog Archives


Permeable Pavement: A Sustainable Stormwater Solution

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Permeable Pavements, a new book from ASCE, provides current guidance for the design, construction, and maintenance of permeable pavement systems that provide transportation surfaces and manage stormwater and urban runoff drainage using interlocking pavers.



Question Of The Week: Are Current Building Codes Adequate For Extreme Weather?

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Do current building codes adequately reflect knowledge gained from experience with recent storms and are the codes changing fast enough?



Friday Funny: Why Is This New Yorker Hugging A Street Lamp?

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New Yorkers may have a reputation for not being the friendliest of folks when they’re busy trying to get from here to there. So what gives with them chatting with, and even hugging, a street lamp?





New GSU College of Law Building Encourages Interaction

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With a core mission of nurturing community engagement, student learning, and the demands of a modern legal education, Georgia State University’s new College of Law building in downtown Atlanta promotes engagement and collaboration.