The International Information Center for Structural Engineers

Monday, 15 April 2019 08:45

World's most expensive city to build

San Francisco has recently turned into the most expensive city to build in the world.

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Officials from the U.S. Department of Interior's Bureau of Reclamation have decided to implement safety works at Boca Dam in California that will meliorate its performance during potentially big earthquakes.

Archaeologists have found a buried military facility beneath the prison yard of Alcatraz Federal Penitentiary, which is now controlled by the National Park Service.

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A residential building located in 454-464 Hanover Street, North End, Boston, was declared unsafe.

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  • Date occured Wednesday, 13 March 2019

Constructed on an abandoned site in Chicago, the 150 North Riverside or the so-called Pencil Building, is an engineering achievement.

Steel bolts utilized in the new Mario M. Cuomo Bridge, New York City, failed during construction phase, according to reports.

Monday, 17 December 2018 00:00

High wooden buildings approved in Washington

Washington has become the first state to allow the construction of high (up to 18 stories) wooden buildings.

According to officials, Hawaii Supreme Court approved the construction of the $1.4 billion Thirty Meter Telescope (TMT) International Observatory.

An explosion provoked the roof collapse of Calumet Water Reclamation Plant, located on the south side of Chicago.

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  • Date occured Thursday, 30 August 2018

Huge cracks spreading in the building's basement force its residents to sell their high-priced apartments at a loss

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