With infrastructure, people can work together and provide specialized services to one another. In this way, robust infrastructure supports complex societies.
Category Archives: Hardscape
Bollards certifiés par les normes K
Les normes K, testant les barrières anticollision vis-à-vis des véhicules, ont été améliorées par un [...]Continue reading
A look at the future of urban transportation Electric bikes have emerged as a popular [...]Continue reading
Bollards & Post Covers
An essential component of creating walkable, livable cities is guaranteeing the safety of pedestrians, so [...]Continue reading
Bolardos clasificación K
Las clasificaciones K, una evaluación de choque para barreras de vehículos, son mejoradas por un [...]Continue reading
Bollards & Post Covers
Car Dealership Security
In recent years, Canada has experienced a disturbing surge in auto crime, particularly in places [...]Continue reading
These days, infrastructure can mean hardy connections of many types: physical, digital, and even informational.
What’s a supply chain managers salary? What’s the job outlook for logisticians? What’s the difference between a buyer and a procurement agent? We look at different supply chain jobs—comparing wages, job opportunities, and future potential.
Sustainability seeks to bring resource consumption and resource replenishment into balance, like a budget that keeps balance sheets in the black. We look at strategies that cities are using to help create a more sustainable, livable future.
There’s no need for grates be tree murderers. Use simple tools and methods to expand cast iron tree grates by cutting out the center rings.
When politicians talk about infrastructure, we often think of transportation and energy systems. Public buildings also support a community’s economic and social development. What should we consider when creating public buildings as an infrastructure investment?
We look at opportunities in landscape architecture. Check out landscape architect salaries by state and see where the jobs are.
We look at the numbers that demonstrate the growth and opportunity in the architectural field. Check out architect salary by state and region and see where the jobs are.
In warehouses, trench drains help with smooth operation and risk management. See how to calculate the width, length, flow capacity, and load rating needed for commercial trench drain.
Street trees increase greenspace, provide clean air and shade, and maintain ecological balance. Street trees meant for sidewalks and tree grates should meet the city’s design goals and not interfere with infrastructure and utilities. Check out the top 10 deep-rooted trees for urban landscaping.
Municipalities have many projects in need of infrastructure funding. Some investments can return in several different ways. Check out what infrastructure can help support neighborhood revitalization.
Trench drain seems simple: it’s a grate on a hardscape surface with a gutter beneath to capture water runoff. Yet there’s a lot to consider, including flow, debris, aesthetics, and load. Check out our post on choosing and installing the right trench for water management.
As rates of flooding increase, cities must adapt their water management. Some of the best ideas come from nature. Urban forests, raingardens, and bioswales are designed to filter water and return it to the water table.
Tactile paving is a system of textured indicators on the ground’s surface that can be felt underfoot or by cane. Tactile paving with an attention pattern has a series of truncated domes forming a grid pattern. A guiding pattern has a series of rounded narrow bars or lines.
When oxidation occurs, the metal’s surface forms a scale that darkens to a patina. The alloy in question will determine if the corrosion is invasive or not. In cast iron, rust—a ferrous oxide—can form a thin, protective layer against pitting.
Universal design seeks to create a better quality of life for everyone, regardless of their abilities, through thoughtful construction of the built environment. See how accessibility helped designers reconsider how we engage with cities.
Finding great accounts to follow on social media takes your feed from a time-wasting hazard to a professional resource. Check out twelve of our favorite Twitter feeds for urban planners and other design professionals.
We asked successful design professionals where they find inspiration. Check out their tips and strategies.
Which states pay the highest salaries to architects, landscape architects, and urban planners? Which pay the least? Find out where these professionals are being hired, how much they make, and what the job prospects are for each over the next decade.