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PHOTOS: Tour John Deere world HQ; an engineering feat not unlike the company’s equipment

PHOTOS: Tour John Deere world HQ; an engineering feat...

Posted by Tom Jackson on Aug 07, 2014

In 1958 Deere & Company's board of directors approving a radical and forward thinking design for it's new Administrative Center, ...

Displacement Replacement: How the 2015 Ford F-150’s 2.7L EcoBoost packs V8 power into a V6 frame

Displacement Replacement: How the 2015 Ford...

Posted by Bruce Smith on Jul 24, 2014

It wasn’t that long ago a 2.7-liter V6 with a compacted-graphite-iron (CGI) block, twin turbos, reverse-flow cooling, split-mains, variable-displacement oil ...

Volvo CE’s ECR88D compact excavator wins iF product design award

Volvo CE’s ECR88D compact excavator wins iF...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Mar 03, 2014

Just in case award-winning design plays heavily into your buying decisions, Volvo Construction Equipment might have the compact excavator for ...

Iowa’s Jesup Bridge: From beginning to end

Iowa’s Jesup Bridge: From beginning to end

Posted by Tina Grady Barbaccia on Feb 14, 2014

  Buchanan County Secondary Roads plans to replace the bridge on V-65 south of Jesup, Iowa. The bridge will be replaced ...

This 1,600-foot skyscraper harnesses wind through a massive funnel to generate its own power

This 1,600-foot skyscraper harnesses wind through a...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Feb 05, 2014

The recently unveiled Pertamina Energy Tower will create its own power—and not just because it will belong to the state-owned energy ...

Designers known for steel and concrete say they’ve figured out best way to build wooden towers

Designers known for steel and concrete say...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Oct 07, 2013

The push to return to building skyscrapers and other tall buildings mainly out of wood recently received a big vote ...

Korea’s 1,400-foot-tall City Tower to be world’s first invisible skyscraper

Korea’s 1,400-foot-tall City Tower to be...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Sep 16, 2013

As part of a a design competition in Korea, GDS Architects was recently awarded a permit to build the world's ...

Christchurch’s cardboard cathedral is built to last a century

Christchurch’s cardboard cathedral is built to...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Aug 22, 2013

On February 22, 2011, a devastating earthquake hit Christchurch, New Zealand that left 185 people dead and many buildings badly ...

Wooden skyscraper? This 34-story wood-framed tower could be added to the Stockholm skyline

Wooden skyscraper? This 34-story wood-framed tower...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Jun 27, 2013

A design competition for a new residential tower at the center of Stockholm, Sweden has elicited quite the interesting proposal: ...

Inside the Innovations Center: Where JCB’s equipment design magic happens

Inside the Innovations Center: Where JCB’s...

Posted by Tom Jackson on Jun 06, 2013

Heavy equipment manufacturer JCB gave the press a rare look inside its top secret Innovations Center at the company's world ...

A 2014 GMC Sierra pickup undergoes testing in the GM Aerodynamics testing.

Don’t lower your tailgate: GM details aerodynamic...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on May 28, 2013

When you view the 2014 Chevrolet Silverado and GMC Sierra side-by-side with the 2013 models, one of the first things ...

In the Persian Gulf: It’s art. It’s a bridge.

In the Persian Gulf: It’s art. It’s a bridge.

Posted by John Latta on Apr 10, 2013

There is this bridge. And it is something to see. The Sheikh Zayed Bridge joins Abu Dhabi Island to the mainland on ...

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