In The Know 02-01-2019
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.
Everyone is fascinated with tall buildings, right? The Council on Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat (CTBUH) has updated its list of the 25 tallest buildings in the world. (Oh, and antennas don’t count.) Here is the updated January list.
While the race to get driverless vehicles on the road remains heated among manufacturers, who will be liable when a driverless car is involved in an incident? A Nebraska senator has introduced a legislative bill to get ahead of the curve.
A new forecast says the Dallas/Fort Worth Metroplex will lead the nation in industrial building demand and construction during the next two years. The report says nearly 27 million square feet of new warehouse space was completed in D/FW in 2018, and more than 52 million square feet will be constructed over the next two years.
Northwestern University engineers have created a new coating strategy they say gets metal defects to self-heal within seconds. The coating was designed to prevent those defects from becoming localized corrosion, which is difficult to prevent but ultimately can lead to failure.
You may not have to visit your area theme park and wait in line to experience a thrill ride. Vacant mall and big-box spaces in the United States are being targeted and soon may be redeveloped into virtual reality theme parks, complete with hologram technology, motion tracking and projection mapping.
Happy #EarthDay! Visit us at booth #3649 at @earthxorg #Earthx2019 this week at #FairPark in #Dallas! Learn more:… https://t.co/hVORcQHBkT
IN THE KNOW: #Drone captures Notre Dame fire aftermath / Sports stadiums anchoring mixed-use developments / 15 year… https://t.co/jHaan0dyi9
Project Portfolio: Transportation engineer Melanie Cleavelin describes the complexity of FM 2499 Section 5, a large… https://t.co/uHnpjtAnKE
Oklahoma Excavation Safety Expo
April 16 – 19, 2019
Speaker: Rusty Steel
Visit booth No. 20!
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