Podcast: Northridge at 30: Seismic design advances benefit buildings across U.S.

This episode of The Future Built Smarter podcast provides a high-level look at seismic design and preparedness 30 years after the Northridge earthquake rocked Southern California in 1994. Joining the discussion is IMEG structural engineer and client executive Craig Chamberlain, president of the Structural Engineers Association of Southern California, which hosted the Northridge30 Symposium on

Understanding your office-to-residential conversion’s structural engineering up-front will save time and money later

Office to residential conversion seems like a simple solution to a problem. Nationwide, office vacancies stand at 17%, with some big cities — San Francisco, Houston, Austin — topping 20%, while the U.S. faces a housing deficit of 3.8 million units.