Marine Engineering at the Thames Tideway Project (Part I)

Since I began my studies in civil engineering at the Technical University of Madrid, I always knew that I wanted to dedicate myself to maritime engineering. Though my roots go back to a dry land (Ciudad Real), courses on hydraulics were the ones that caught my attention the most, and …

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6 Diverse Instagram Accounts to Follow

Instagram is built to inspire and fascinate, which makes it an ideal platform to display architecture and engineering feats and quirks. There’s no shortage of amazing visual content in the AEC world to attract both professionals and avid fans. The accounts to check out here weren’t chosen on follower count. …

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How to Prepare Your Dog to Fly in the Airplane Cabin

May 05, 2021 Mike and I (Steph) have flown extensively with with our long-haired dachshund Django. He has been all over the U.S. and even to Europe. Django has jaunted down the busiest New York City sidewalks, looked out in awe over the Grand Canyon, camped under the stars in Lake Tahoe, and snapped selfies …

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10 Reasons To Make The Switch To Green Cleaning

Many of us care about the environment – some of us even go beyond the extra mile and take the effort to donate towards conservation groups and make important lifestyle changes to help clean up the planet. However, what if the problem is closer to home than we think? Before …

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Digital Twin – The Path to Digitally Managing Our Infrastructure

The Digital Twin Fever It’s 2021, and we’re facing the feverish emergence of new technological concepts. However, it isn’t always clear what these terms mean: Blockchain, Artificial Intelligence, Machine Learning, Industry 4.0, the Internet of Things, BIM, Smart Cities… and of course, the Digital Twin. But is this concept really …

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Four Ways You Can Become More Environmentally Friendly in 2021

One of the best developments that have come out of the past few decades is that people are becoming a lot more environmentally friendly. Many of us are becoming more eco-conscious about the different decisions we make allowing us to become friendlier towards the environment. This life can be pretty …

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Bats Benefit the Environment – The Environmental Blog

The British government began passing laws to protect bats back in 1980s, starting with the Wildlife and Countryside Act of 1981. British bat species are also protected by European legislation like the Conservation of Habitats and Species Regulations 2010. These laws protect bats and their roosts. These laws made it …

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Die Sennerinnen auf der Stoißer Alm

Beginn der Almsaison 2021 steht corona-bedingt noch nicht fest Öffnen oder auch nicht, planen und wieder verwerfen… Für die Mitglieder der Almgenossenschaft Freidling und die Sennerinnen steht der genaue Beginn der Almsaison leider noch nicht fest. Und dennoch schauen sie gemeinsam mit Tatkraft und Elan in die Zukunft und freuen …

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2 Pro Tips to Store Books Properly

Books are undoubtedly the most sentimental thing we have in our houses. It is a representation of learning, symbols, thought-provoking narratives, and character. It is often a problem for avid readers that they have a heap of books in their small, personal library, and it becomes challenging to store them. …

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