Lean but not mean, Chicago startup Engage Civil is not only looking to
reinvent the engineering profession, but owner Kelsey Taylor wants to
elevate the industry, as well. Some may say that he’s a dreamer, but…
Two of VOA’s top sustainability experts look at what they consider to be
our industry’s most useful certification and labeling systems, standards,
scorecards and ecolabels.
Atlanta’s Falcons are already on vacation, but construction crews are
working through the winter on the team’s new home, on track to make it the
first-ever LEED platinum-certified football stadium when it opens in 2017.
Could we be moving into a world where project partners are selected on
capability rather than price? Arup’s experience at UCSF’s Mission Bay
Hospital suggests that tantalizing possibility. Yes, welcome to the Big
In a significant move by the FAA, four U.S. firms have been cleared for
commercial drone use, two of them from the built environment. All
indications suggest many more are to come.
Bridges to Prosperity’s work in Rwanda has served as a proving ground for
the fusion of simplicity + technology, with the aim of eliminating poverty
wherever isolation is to blame. B2P alum Andrew Seelaus reports.