Transportation planners from Arup's San Francisco office apply their expertise in pedestrian planning to the SF Giants World Series victory parade.
The construction of a large tensile structure provides an extremely interesting opportunity for close collaboration between designer, fabricator, and installer. Structural engineer Zak Kostura documented the process for New York's new Fulton Center Sky Reflector-Net.
The growing shift to public-private partnerships and design-build is making it more difficult to build beautiful bridges. Engineer Matt Carter writes about a procurement method that can help clients and designers alike prioritize aesthetics.
In recent years, designers and government officials alike have come to appreciate the critical importance of natural systems for urban sustainability. Civil engineer Vincent Lee has been walking across much of New York City to find opportunities to implement green infrastructure.
Despite its straightforward, playful appearance, a new installation on the Université de Québec à Montréal campus required sophisticated engineering.
New research shows that physical activity has a measurable positive impact on cognitive function. The Feast, an innovation conference held in Brooklyn, put the theory into practice.
As the damaging health effects of sedentary lifestyles become increasingly clear, medical professionals, designers, and policymakers are paying more attention to the role of the built environment.
Alliance networks, a governance approach involving collaboration between both public and private actors, provide a powerful new tool for reaching energy conservation goals.