Rethinking Infrastructure

Recently, the American Society of Civil Engineers released their 2013 Report Card for America’s Infrastructure. On the plus side, the overall grade for the U.S.’s infrastructure rose from four years ago. On the down side, the rise was from a D to a D+. The Report Card covers the status of the U.S.’s Airports, Bridges, … Continue reading Rethinking Infrastructure

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Engineered Ecologies

Hurricane Sandy has come and gone, yet those who experienced its intense water and winds are still feeling the effects. Since I attend University on the East Coast, I have heard many stories of friends and family affects by the hurricane, with only some families having basic services such as hot water, heat and electricity … Continue reading Engineered Ecologies

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We get our energy from a variety of sources, some more environmentally harmful than others. There’s fossil fuels, natural gas, hydropower, geothermal, solar power, wind power, biomass, and I’m sure I’m forgetting some other commonly used forms of energy production. Energy is what keeps not only machines and technology running, it’s what keeps us living … Continue reading Powered by Elec-tree-city