Engineering has always been about building for what lies ahead, creating lasting legacies in the form of extraordinary buildings or resilient infrastructure that can stand for centuries. WSP’s sustainability director David Symons looks at some of the ways the profession

Twenty-eight million children have been driven from their homes by violence and conflict within and across borders since 2016. Children make up about a third of the global population but about half of all refugees. In 2015 the number of

I live in Rural America and have many times before, in numerous states, and can honestly say, I prefer it over the big city and suburban lifestyle. It has a slower pace of life and things that seem so important

The greatest challenge the built environment faces in the coming century cannot be fixed with new energy-neutral buildings. To solve the challenges requires innovation, creativity, and systems thinking. This calls for the need to build infrastructure that actively enhances its

Who is responsible for causing the most damage to the Earth, and who is capable of solving our environmental problems and achieving a sustainable present and future? When discussing solutions for the issue of climate change, it is evident that it

Article and pictures by Architect Elica Sartogo.    At the Bloomberg Center's Cornell Tech building, by Pritzker Prize architect Thom Mayne, the New York DNA is part of the conceptual project. The outdoor texture has captured the skyline of Manhattan; the panorama is expressed

Jeanette Hägglund is a Swedish photographer who has established herself with her work in portraiture and her ability to manipulate shape and color to produce otherworldly results. She has become well known on Instagram for her skill of capturing the abstract aspects of architecture. Through

The title of this article is exactly what the huge green puppy, by the artist Jeff Koons, tells us at the Brandt Foundation in Connecticut. It is exactly what Joseph Kosuth expresses at the Whitney Museum in Chelsea, in his

Home to global leaders in the design, construction and operation of sustainable architecture, San Francisco’s green building policy has always been focused on finding the balance between present needs and future resources. Their Sustainable City initiative is dedicated to the

The scale and speed of displacement often combine to become what seems to be an unstoppable wave, with an inevitable outcome. When you mix six-figure earners with an affinity for a neighborhood that was long the welcoming hub for Latino

This September, San Francisco served as the host for the Global Climate Action Summit, an international gathering of mayors, business leaders, investors, activists, and artists who came together to set aggressive climate goals. Most of us left the closing ceremony

Once again Copenhagen has been named one of the world’s most sustainable and livable cities. But psst—let us tell you a well-kept secret; most Copenhageners don’t really care about sustainability. Sustainability simply does not play a major role in the

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