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Pushing Boundaries with Bamboo: A Structural Engineering Case Study

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Image Courtesy of CO-LAB design office In a world grappling with environmental challenges, forward-thinking architects and engineers are increasingly leaning towards more sustainable solutions. Aerial perspective of the Luum Temple under construction, revealing the network of bamboo elements. Read more »

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Archinect's Lexicon: "Prompt Engineer"

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A "Prompt Engineer" is a professional who specializes in crafting and designing effective prompts to guide the behavior of artificial intelligence models, such as GPT-3 and GPT-4, or to facilitate cognitive engagement in learning environments or user interfaces.

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Top 10 U.S. contractors ranked by Engineering News-Record

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Engineering News-Record has released its 2023 rankings , listing the top commercial contractors in the United States. “Through years of pandemic-induced cost volatility and workforce shortages, firms have kept their revenue and backlogs strong by strategies that include value engineering.

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Architecture and engineering students winning $211,000 worth of AISC scholarships

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The American Institute of Steel Construction ’s AISC Education Foundation has announced a total of $211,000 worth of scholarships to 48 architecture, engineering, and construction management students across the country for the 2023–24 academic year.

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Miyagi Technology Innovation Center / TAISEI DESIGN Planners Architects & Engineers

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© Norihito Yamauchi architects: TAISEI DESIGN Planners Architects & Engineers Location: 1 Chome Momijigaoka, Taiwa, Kurokawa District, Miyagi 981-3622, Japan Project Year: 2021 Photographs: Norihito Yamauchi Area: 19400.0 m2 Read more »

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San Francisco's Millennium Tower is tilting even further, despite engineering fixes

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The data came from a rooftop monitoring system, which the fix’s chief engineer Ron Hamburger said was less reliable than the one contained in its foundation before stating the half-inch tilt recorded was "negligible."

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Secrets of a structural engineer

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Secrets of a structural engineer 0 dbarista Fri, 09/08/2023 - 11:54 Engineers Walter P Moore's Scott Martin, PE, LEED AP, DBIA, offers tips and takeaways for young—and veteran—structural engineers in the AEC industry. Below is a summary of the presentation “Secrets of a Structural Engineer” that I gave to the students.