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‘Link Slabs’ Used to Prevent Joint Leaks on Rehabbed Bronx Bridges

‘Link Slabs’ Used to Prevent Joint Leaks on Rehabbed Bronx Bridges

A $204 million rehabilitation project recently completed on a major expressway in the Bronx created jointless bridge decks by using link slabs of ultra-high-performance concrete. The process is designed to prevent water from leaking from the deck to the substructure,...

Yacht-inspired luxury Tower Makes a Splash in Miami

Yacht-inspired luxury Tower Makes a Splash in Miami

Construction recently began on a new tower by AS+GG (Adrian Smith + Gordon Gill), the firm behind the Jeddah Tower. Named Una Residences, it will have an unusual nautical-inspired design and provide well-heeled residents with luxurious apartments on Miami's...

New Demolition Technique Proves Its Viability at Croft Quarry

New Demolition Technique Proves Its Viability at Croft Quarry

Demolition specialist AR Demolition has brought down structures at a Leicestershire quarry using methods not usually seen outside of military applications. AR Demolition used weapons-grade hypersonic ‘kick and cut’ charges to bring down a large screen house at Croft...

Concrete Inovation: This Firm is Using Design to Combat Extinction

Concrete Inovation: This Firm is Using Design to Combat Extinction

It has been said that the goal of architecture is to improve human life; however, many built environments throughout history have ended up destroying natural ecosystems. The balance between meeting the demands of growing populations and reducing harm to habitats has...