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How engineers combat conditions within the ‘red zone’ of global warming

As the world grows warmer, engineers strive to protect and preserve our threatened infrastructure from wildfires and heat waves.

Person holding smartphone while in bike lane.

Smart bike system to improve cycling infrastructure

A team has developed an instrumented bike that will improve cyclist efficiency, safety, and mobility by tracking the condition of cycling infrastructure such as trails, sidewalks, and paved pathways.

Carbon-positive hotel rendering courtesy of Studio Gang

Carbon-positive concrete hotel rising in Colorado

Scheduled for completion in late 2023, the hotel's striking facade with domed windows will contribute to the building’s carbon-positive operation while also evoking Colorado’s aspen trees.

Beach coastline

Using historical survey data to assess today’s coastlines

A study sought to combine historical records with current survey data to form a complete picture of erosion that has affected coastlines over the past 50 years.

Isleton, California, is situated beside the Sacramento River, one of the main waterways in California’s Delta Region.

California city forms abatement district to reduce flood risk

The city is forming the Delta Region Geologic Hazard Abatement District, the first such district in California seeking to combat levee failure rather than more traditional geologic hazards.

California wildfire

How civil engineers can help with wildfire prevention and preparedness

In episode 118 of the ASCE Plot Points podcast, Taylor talks about how wildfires continue to affect his homestate of California and what civil engineers can do to help.

Flood signage

Studying the impact of impervious land cover on flooding in urban areas

Results show that impervious land cover yields higher percent changes than rainfall changes for the minimum, mean, and maximum event flooding intensity.

Floating city prototype (Rendering courtesy of BIG/OCEANIX)

Floating city prototype unveiled for South Korea

Known as OCEANIX Busan, the prototype is being built to demonstrate that floating infrastructure can create new spaces for coastal cities that want to expand sustainably as sea levels rise.

A car with mountable high-quality mobile mapping equipment (left) capturing the data (right)

Saving Our Infrastructure and Cutting Expenses: Artificial Intelligence and Predictive Road Maintenance

Technological advancements are enabling various strategies for capturing geospatial data, ranging from cheap and simple smartphone-based solutions to expensive high-tech devices.

Starbucks, Volvo electric vehicle charging pilot network

Starbucks, Volvo launch electric vehicle charging pilot network

The project aims to “electrify the driving route from the Colorado Rockies to the Starbucks Support Center in Seattle,” according to a March 15 news release from Starbucks.

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VR image of Mega City


See how Future World Vision comes to life through an immersive VR experience.

Cities of the Future film, Singapore


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

Mega City 2070 platform


Create and share your own custom tour of Mega City 2070.

Reimagine the world and shape the future.