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Chart from Research Brief: How to Improve Pavement LCCA, A Case Study
Research Brief: How to Improve Pavement LCCA, A Case Study
Mon, 06/26/2017
Life cycle cost analysis (LCCA) frameworks are used by some transportation agencies for economic...
FEMA photo, officials examine damage after Hurricane Matthew.
MIT News: Building to better weather the storm
Tue, 06/13/2017
Our Break-Even Mitigation Percentage (BEMP) allows users to calculate the amount of spending that...
Roland Pellenq leads a panel at the 2017 Concrete Symposium
Concrete Symposium Puts Environmental Concerns at the Forefront
Mon, 05/22/2017
Big cities are already in a period of unprecedented “hyper-growth” and the United Nations predicts...
Illustration: a bandaid stretches across a cartoon stretch of road with cars traveling across it. (James Bareham for The Verge)
CSHub Faculty Director Quoted in "The Verge"
Thu, 05/11/2017
Have scientists discovered the cure for potholes? CSHub Faculty Director Franz-Josef Ulm spoke with...
Chart from Air Leakage Influential in Building Life Cycle Impacts, CSHub Research Brief
Research Brief: Air leakage has strong influence on building life cycle impacts
Tue, 05/02/2017
Making informed decisions at the earliest stages of the design process can lead to improved...
MIT CSHub Faculty Director Franz Josef Ulm presents to USTDA Delegates from India
Speaking Engagements March, April 2017
Mon, 05/01/2017
In March and April 2017, CSHub researchers traveled to Illinios, Colorado, Oklahoma, and Portugal,...
Graph from CSHub research brief, "Planning more resilient cities"
Research Brief: Planning more resilient cities
Tue, 03/28/2017
The International Code Council (ICC)'s structural design codes are specific to building type and...
Image from Concrete Sustainability Hub research brief, quantifying the impact of pavement reflectivity.
Research Brief: Quantifying the impact of pavement reflectivity
Mon, 03/13/2017
The change in radiative energy balance, which is called radiative forcing (RF), reduces nearby air...
MIT CEE Professor Franz-Josef Ulm explains Urban Physics to a delegation of senior Panamanian Government Officials who paid a visit the MIT Concrete Sustainability Hub.
February 2017 Speaking Engagements
Mon, 03/06/2017
With four public presentations, February was a busy month for the CSHub team. Early in the month,...
Leaders from cement industry organizations across the globe met at MIT in February.
Global cement meeting paves the way for worldwide collaboration
Fri, 03/03/2017
Leaders of cement and concrete industry organizations from 11 countries and regions from around the...