In The Know 09-20-2019
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, historical, 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.
Do you feel a strong connection with the city or community in which you live? Many people don’t because busy schedules and long commutes prevent them from taking time to gain experiences the city has to offer. Here are some tips for making a deeper connection with your city.
Development and construction of megaprojects in the United States—projects whose costs exceed $1 billion—continue to rise dramatically. According to an FNI report, annual construction put in place (CPiP) on megaprojects will increase nearly 600 percent over the next decade, from $50 billion to more than $350 billion.
Nobody likes project surprises, especially uncovering unknown utilities during the construction stage. Subsurface utility engineers locate utilities, determine conflicts and evaluate alternatives to keep projects on schedule and maintain safety. Here are the technological tools they use to perform such work.
Last month, the American Wind Energy Association said more than 200 wind energy projects were being developed in 33 states—Texas has the most development activity. However, that activity may peak in 2020. Here’s why.
A team of Cornell University-led researchers has used artificial intelligence to find the best locations for proposed hydropower dams in the Amazon basin of South America to reduce the overall carbon footprint.
We are proud to have moved up to #14 from #16 in ENR Texas and Louisiana’s Top Design Firms list! https://t.co/wEz3bkZxP8
In the news: NTTA’s $200 million expansion of the Sam Rayburn Tollway and its intersections, which Halff is designi… https://t.co/4iS3Zfx20P
Please join us in welcoming Michael Coffey to Halff! Michael joins our Jacksonville office as the team leader in La… https://t.co/8bHpG8Feej
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