TAKE OUR QUIZ: Is mass timber a viable option for your next building project?
Learn about the advantages of designing and building with engineered wood and mass timber in an interactive quiz.
Water was always a strong theme in my life and led me to a career in water engineering
Water is an extremely exciting industry. There is always a need for water, so water engineering is a career that will never go away.
From ancient to contemporary: How to design a monastery in the 21st century
Designing modern-day projects for cultural organizations presents unique challenges—and here are 4 ways to deal with them
Design comeuppance: The call center gets its turn
A thoughtfully designed workplace environment, amenities, brand message, and name help shatter the mold of a stereotypical call center
Published: Structural engineer rides out 7.0 quake in Anchorage, then inspects for damage
What’s it like to experience a massive earthquake and then get to work checking to make sure the city is safe? Structural engineer Bruce Hopper explains.
From the Design Quarterly: Speak up. Get involved. Shape the future.
Designers are problem solvers. We need to have a louder voice in today’s biggest problem-solving conversations.
Joining America Walks opened my eyes—it’s a long path to genuine walkability for everyone
Walking is clearly beneficial for people and communities, yet assuring walkability for everyone turns out to be a lot of (worthwhile) hard work
Student housing series: Designing a home away from home in The Golden State
California asserts building code restrictions more stringently than other states, making design challenging for student housing
What is amended soil, and why is it so important?
Did you know that amended soil is a VIP for LID? Here’s a guide to amended soil and its key components