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Winter weather hurts an already aging infrastructure in NYC

1/27/2015

  • ThinkProgress.org

Today's major snowstorm and last year's harsh winter expose New York City's aging infrastructure and the lack of investment to maintain that system. For example, the sewer, water and gas pipes are bet… Read More

San Diego releases report on outlining enhancements for it infrastructure

1/27/2015

  • Voice of San Diego

San Diego needs billions of dollars to fix its infrastructure, according to its Multi-Year Capital Planning Report. Improving the water and sewer system will require $1.5 billion over the next five ye… Read More

Photos: Concrete home protects inhabitants from the climate

1/27/2015

  • DesignBoom.com

As a way to confront the climate and wind in Bangladesh, a residence was constructed with sturdy, exposed concrete. The structure, covered with many planters, creates a natural barrier against the ele… Read More