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A Deutsche Bank whistleblower just pulled a gutsy move to highlight what's wrong with Wall Street

The former Deutsche Bank risk officer was one of three whistleblowers who reported improper accounting at the German bank to regulators in 2010 and 2011.<p>In 2015, the US Securities and Exchange Commission imposed a $55 million fine against the bank over the issue.<p>Ben-Artzi is due a share of 15% of …

Deutsche Bank

Household battery storage costs: So near and yet so far

The main points:<p>SolarQuotes has done a great job putting together data on 28 different household storage systems on the market to date. The data …

10 Stunning Staircase Designs That You Will Love

Granted, staircases are a functional feature in a home as they connect two or more levels to allow us to climb up and down. However, with a bit of …

Treehouses

The 100 coolest works of architecture in the world

For those who want to brush up on their architecture knowledge, we've compiled a ranking of the 100 coolest buildings and structures on the planet.<p>These include old and new pieces of architecture all over the world, including museums, wineries, religious spaces, skyscrapers, transportation hubs, …

European Travel

Hardscaping 101: Wood Decks

Would you like to add an extra 250 square feet of living space without spending more than $1,882? That’s the average cost of a new wood deck; read on …

When Design Is Hostile On Purpose

Intentionally unpleasant structures are intended to shape human behavior<p>The purpose of design in public spaces is typically to make objects and environments more comfortable, functional, and convenient. But in some cases the exact opposite is true. Design can be intentionally repellent, …

Handsome House XL is constructed almost entirely from cross-laminated timber

Slovenian architecture firm SoNo Arhitekti completed a gorgeous modern home that’s stunning in its use of contrast and texture. Created for a large …

Traditional Indian Architecture Meets Contemporary Office Space in This Naturally-Lit Design by Studio Symbiosis

Studio Symbiosis Architects is amidst the construction process for <i>Punjab Kesari Headquarters</i>, an 18,000 square meter office space in Delhi NCR, India.<p>…

Architecture

Solar panels study reveals impact on the Earth

Researchers have produced the first detailed study of the impact of solar parks on the environment, opening the door to smarter forms of farming and …

Solar Panels

Innovative Concrete Building Inflates

By Kevin Wilcox<p><b>Inspired by plaster casts, a U.K. company has developed a concrete-impregnated fabric that can be used to create inflatable …

Infrastructure costs to rise 25% by 2020

Latest data from the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS) show that civil engineering costs have changed little over the past year but are …

Say Hello to the Latest Technology in Civil Engineering: PlasticRoad

Plastic is recycled into all manners of things – toys, shopping bags, and of course, plastic bottles. But what you may not have heard of until now is …

Civil Engineering Tips: Beam Analysis in Stadd Pro

Hello dear readers, here is a beautifully explained Beam Analysis video tutorial by Parag Pal. Learn how to analyze beam using stadd pro software. …

Engineering

UK construction sector ends 2015 on a high note

Commercial building in cities and chancellor’s £12bn pledge to boost infrastructure spending lifts industry’s outlook<p>Construction firms ended 2015 in party mood after a recovery in housebuilding during December.<p>According to the Markit/Cips UK construction purchasing managers’ index (PMI), …

Book Review: Introduction to Creativity and Innovation for Engineers

Having valued the clarity of presentation in Stuart "Stu" Walesh's webinars on engineering management at asce.org, I reached out to him in early …

Creativity

Creating Real-time Navigable 3D Infrastructure Models

Admin on February 15, 2016 - in Design/Engineering, Feature, Featured, Modeling<p>Designing successful infrastructure projects is one thing. …

Engineering

5 Civil Engineering Failures and What They Taught Us > ENGINEERING.com

Whether it’s a dam that proves the necessity of better inspection techniques or a famous bridge that just couldn’t stand the wind, the built …

Engineering Students Win 4th Straight Time at Deep South

News Article<p>Engineering Students Win 4th Straight Time at Deep South<p>03/14/2016<p><i>The Deep South winning steel bridge team includes (from left) Jason</i> …

Engineering

Referendum blamed as construction growth dries up

The Construction Purchasing Managers’ Index (PMI) dipped again last month as the industry appears to be stagnating amid EU referendum uncertainty.<p>The …

Economy

Tech Companies Are Forcing Utilities Into Renewable Energy

Image source: Getty Images.<p>No one is doing more to force utilities to build renewable energy more than corporate customers across the U.S. If a homeowner or a few thousand in a utility's territory decide to install rooftop solar systems and reduce demand from the grid, it'll hurt a little, but …

Renewable Energy