Tag: Sustainability

Resilience and Sustainability: Now and Later

By Subrata Bandy There is no question the pandemic has shifted priorities for a lot of individuals and entities. This past year has forced us to become resilient, as businesses, communities, and people. Resilience is the ability to recover quickly and bounce back from difficult situations. But the trend we are seeing is that we’re… Read More »

Innovative Engineering Expands the Role of Infrastructure

By Dan Sydow, PE Sustainability thought leaders around the world are changing the way we perceive infrastructure – the service mechanisms and underlying hardware that serve our communities every day. These systems supply clean water, power up our homes and businesses, enable safe travel, remove waste, facilitate communication, connect us to the internet, and much… Read More »

Mother Knows Best: Designers Smart to Play by Nature’s Rules

Nature at the Confluence in South Beloit, Illinois, incorporates all native species for the meadow and other landscape areas, and the walls are made of exposed aggregate from the adjacent Rock River. When designing spaces for a park, road, campus, etc., it’s not unrealistic to expect our work to be replaced in a few decades.… Read More »