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Stimulus package having limited impact because funding not yet reaching intended recipients.
PTD (or safety through design) is defined as the integration of hazard analysis and risk assessment methods early in the design and engineering stages and taking the actions necessary so risks of injury or damage are prevented.
Staircases are just staircases, right? Well, not always. Sometimes, a clever designer taps the talents of a diligent engineer, and the results can be pretty impressive.
In New Haven, CT, 5th and 6th graders have the opportunity to gain experience with architects, construction managers, and tradespeople through Kids Build, a program developed by architecture firm Svigals + Partners, in conjunction with the New Haven School Construction Program.
The company has doubled the weather exposure limited warranty for its line of DensArmor Plus® interior panels from six months to 12 months.
A new publication from the American Institute of Steel Construction (AISC) provides a broad understanding of earthquakes and how they affect buildings.
The engineering mind is a fascinating thing. When an engineer comes on the scene, the most common objects—a stack of pennies, for instance—can be transformed into just about any architectural masterpiece.
“Use of building safety codes results in fewer injuries and lives lost,” affirms Richard P. Weiland, Chief Executive Officer of the International Code Council.
Stan Munro of Syracuse, NY has an unusual profession: he builds with toothpicks. We’re not talking about school project or Boy/Girl Scout merit badge caliber, but entire recognizable architectural monuments from around the world.
A real estate developer incorporated an uncommon natural element into his home in the Catskills after harboring his idea for several decades.