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How Different Spillway Gates Work

How Different Spillway Gates Work

Description  Almost all dams need a way to release excess water when the reservoir is full. Although many dams use uncontrolled spillways, gated spillways provide more control over the flow, allowing us to build smaller, more cost-effective structures. There are...

This 3D printer can Build You a New House

This 3D printer can Build You a New House

Description  A Houston, Texas neighbourhood is getting a new house on the block that might look a little different. The house is made by a 3D printer that prints layers of concrete.The project is a two-year collaboration between engineering, design and building firms,...

Benefits of Steel-concrete Bridges with Double Composite Action

Benefits of Steel-concrete Bridges with Double Composite Action

Description The paper aims to discuss the advantages and disadvantages of the double composite section in high-speed railway bridges from the design, construction and maintenance point of view. The paper is centred around the differences between single and double...

Sydney’s $5BN Tunnel U-turn

Sydney’s $5BN Tunnel U-turn

Description This week we're heading to Australia to cover our latest B1M video on Sydney’s $5BN Tunnel U-turn. As you could imagine, building a new highway under Sydney Harbour is turning out to be VERY difficult! Especially when decisions are changed (or...

How Engineering Managers Can Use Their Knowledge of Past Projects

How Engineering Managers Can Use Their Knowledge of Past Projects

Description In this episode, I talk to Matt Kastberg, who is the Regional Division Manager of Community Building for the Puget Sound Offices of Parametrix Inc., about how engineering managers can use their knowledge of past projects to inspire their team. Engineering...

The Hoover Dam: an Engineering and Artistic Masterpiece

The Hoover Dam: an Engineering and Artistic Masterpiece

Description Located on the border between Arizona and Nevada, the Hoover Dam is an iconic structure that has stood the test of time for nearly a century. Built in the 1930s to provide hydroelectric power and help control floods in the Colorado River, the Hoover Dam is...

Telosa – A New CITY in the Desert in the South-western US.

Telosa – A New CITY in the Desert in the South-western US.

Episode Info This week we're covering our latest Tomorrow's Build video! It features an exclusive interview with US billionaire Marc Lore discussing his plans for Telosa - a $400BN BRAND NEW CITY that's set to be built in the desert somewhere in the south-western US.

Wonders of Taipei 101: A Skyscraper Like No Other

Wonders of Taipei 101: A Skyscraper Like No Other

Description Taipei 101 was built to highlight Taiwan's growing prosperity on the global stage at the beginning of the twenty-first century, and it was meant to represent technological evolution fused with Asian traditions. The structure incorporates many pan-Chinese...

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