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Home impacted by earthquake

Open-source simulation software boosts earthquake resilience

Designing for functional recovery, where minimally damaged buildings can be quickly reoccupied after an earthquake, is key.

The computer-generated images in Cities of the Future are based on work civil engineers are doing today. (Image courtesy of MacGillivray Freeman Films)

Engineers, artists bring future cities to life in stunning CGI

To make “Cities of the Future” as realistic as possible, civil engineers and computer-generated imaging artists merged talents to envision an amazing tomorrow.

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Relying on generative AI in scholarly work has its pitfalls

A prospective author lies about his use of artificial intelligence in a paper.

Low-lying islands and coral reefs. (Image courtesy of the U.S. Geological Survey)

Coral reefs are natural infrastructure, group declares

By reducing the risks of flooding and erosion along coastal areas, coral reefs act as infrastructure and should be protected as such, a key task force says.

modular construction and design

Why the future is modular

In episode 158 of ASCE Plot Points, Travis St. Louis and Michael Palmer discuss all things modular, and why it might be the future of construction.

Climate tools map (Image courtesy of USGCRP)

Climate tools map hazards into the future

U.S. Global Change Research Program makes global warming data available with two tools and the release of Fifth National Climate Assessment.

Floating city rendering (Courtesy of Luca Curci Architects + Tim Fu Design)

'Floating City' offers urban solution to rising sea levels

Exhibited at the Biennale Architettura 2023 exhibition, Floating City by Luca Curci Architects and Tim Fu Design showcases AI renderings of a future idyll.

Cities of the Future rendering, courtesy of MacGillivray Freeman Films

Civil engineer Paul Lee discusses cities of the future in new film

In “Cities of the Future,” civil engineer Paul Lee explores how to make tomorrow’s urban environments more livable and sustainable.

A futuristic, autonomous semitruck with a cargo trailer drives on a 4-lane highway at night. The truck and road each contain sensors that communicate in live time to allow the truck to drive safely. (Image courtesy of / gorodenkoff)

Dedicated self-driving truck lane to open in Japan

The self-driving truck lane on the Shin-Tomei Expressway in Japan will include a vehicle-to-everything system as countrywide labor shortages grow.

Different eVTOL manufacturers are pursuing different use cases — which can impact the type of infrastructure required to support operations. (Image courtesy of Lilium)

Where will eVTOL aircraft take off and land?

As market analysts predict big things for the advanced air mobility market, one big question remains: Will we have the infrastructure in place to support it?

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Cities of the Future film, Singapore


Stay updated on the upcoming Future World Vision giant-screen film, Cities of the Future.

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