Photo by Nadine M. Post/ENR New York City's Brooklyn Bridge Park was designed using the principles of the waterfront development guidelines. Related Links: WEDG New York City Comprehensive Waterfront Plan New York City Special Initiative for Rebuilding and Resiliency Developers and designers in the New York-New Jersey region will soon have a new tool to help create more storm- and flood-resilient buildings and parks along the water. The voluntary Waterfront Edge Guidelines rating system, called WEDG and fashioned after the LEED green-building rating system, could become a model for other coastal and riverfront areas, says it developer.The checklist-based WEDG is
Arch dams, classically curved monoliths situated in narrow valleys, are not as common as other types of dams, such as embankment dams and gravity dams. ENR takes a look at some of the biggest arch dams in the world, both completed and under construction.