Our City Scoop reports provide exclusive, data-rich snapshots of the current construction conditions--and future prospects--for the major metropolitan areas within Southeast region. Get city-specific insights on project starts, material costs, bids, employment figures and how specific market segments are performing. Hear incisive comments and predictions from the city's construction leaders, and get the latest news on people, projects and pressing local issues. Construction starts data from Dodge Data & Analytics.
Because it can moderate the damaging effects of earthquakes, base-isolation is a technique used primarily in seismically active regions. ENR takes a look at some of the largest applications of base-isolation technologies in the world.