The A/E/C industry is ever-changing because of technology, improved processes, strategies, project delivery methods, the workforce and much more. And we love content that is educational, thought-provoking and inspiring.
So we thought we’d share. Here are five articles that caught our eye this week to help keep you in the know.
New Orleans and the surrounding region were overwhelmed by Hurricane Katrina in 2005, the city inflicted with more than $100 billion in damages. Read how New Orleans’ Hurricane and Storm Damage Risk Reduction System—a network of levees, floodwalls, floodgates and pump stations—is ready to combat the next storm.
Engineering 360 examines the innovative thinking of Lewis Howard Latimer, Elijah McCoy and Alice Parker, three African Americans who made significant contributions to engineering a century ago. The impact of their inventions is still being realized today.
Most of us use smartphones daily, and smart cars are taking to the streets in various forms. What is being done to incorporate smart technology into building design? This Building Design + Construction article analyzes eight ways commercial buildings are being transformed.
Seven states have received the go-ahead from the Federal Highway Administration to test new ways to finance highway and bridge projects, among them various mileage-based and user-fee charges.
Roads, parking lots, buildings, driveways and sidewalks are all impervious structures—their existence typically prevents water from infiltrating the ground. As we know, paving over land can have environmental consequences, such as flooding. Which country has the most impervious surface area per person? Find out.
We welcome David McCaskill to help lead our Planning and Landscape Architecture practice! David has provided park,… https://t.co/Bb1aLy6pJt
More people are desiring the option to live in an #urban #walkable environment—where they can walk or ride a bike t… https://t.co/523UnAvxB7
Never know what you’ll encounter in the field! Brian, an environmental scientist in our Austin office said, "I was… https://t.co/2AAwaFK347
Texas Water Conservation Association Texas Water Day
March 19 – 21, 2019
April 2 – 5, 2019
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Louisiana Floodplain Managers Association 36th Annual Conference
April 3 – 5, 2019
Speaker: Ben Pylant, PE, CFM
2019 DBIA Transportation/Aviation Conference
April 8 – 10, 2019
Speakers: Russell Zapalac and Ryan Smith
Texas ASLA State Conference
April 24 – 26, 2019
April 25 – 28, 2019
TCEQ Environmental Trade Fair Conference
May 14 – 15, 2019
Visit our booth!
ASFPM Annual Conference
May 19 – 24, 2019
APWAOK/OWEA Spring Tech Conference
May 20 – 22, 2019
TFMA Spring Conference
May 29 – 31, 2019