Upcoming Events

October 26, 2017 5:30pm / Magnolia Hotel, Houston

Resilient Enclosure Design Considerations for Texas and the Gulf Coast

Speaker(s): Amrish Patel
“Resiliency” is the latest buzzword in building design and construction. This focus is especially important in light of recent weather events that have impacted our built environment and communities. This presentation explores the definition and importance of resilience, with a specific focus on building enclosures.
November 8, 2017 5:30pm / SGH Los Angeles

Shaken, Not Stirred: Retrofitting Concrete Buildings

Los Angeles and its surrounding municipalities imposed a large burden on building owners when they passed non-ductile concrete ordinances requiring pre-1978 concrete structures to partially comply with current seismic codes. Integrating efficient seismic retrofits with facade preservation and fire life safety systems can ease this burden and providing long-term protection.

Recent Events

September 12, 2017 12:00pm / SGH Webinar

Structural Design of Corrugated Metal Pipe, Arch, Box, and Long-Span Structures

Project teams use corrugated metal pipe and corrugated structural plate in a variety of applications, from storm drain systems to buried bridges. This webinar will explain the AASHTO LRFD design procedures for different corrugated pipe and plate structures, including an introduction to finite element analysis required for the largest structures.
September 20, 2017 5:30pm / SGH Los Angeles

Digital Design-to-Fabrication: Opportunities in Contemporary Practice

Advancements in technology have rapidly changed the construction industry, with new fabrication methods, novel materials, and advanced analytical capabilities influencing the nature of design and construction. This session explores an achievable vision for the future of construction based on recent technological developments.