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Other stories by Ted Cushman

  • High Tides Mean Soggy Streets in Miami Beach

    It doesn’t take sea level rise to make for wet streets in Miami Beach—just a high tide.

  • Sprinkler Malfunction Damages Hilton Head Public Library

    A broken sprinkler head soaked books and carpet—and revealed a problem with the equipment.

  • Massachusetts Grapples with Erosion Issues

    The sand is moving. But what’s the pattern — and what should people do?

  • South Florida Builders Crank It Up

    Florida’s big production builders are selling out existing communities at a rapid pace, and pushing ahead with new ones.

  • Recovery Comes Hard on the Jersey Shore

    A year after Sandy, the fortunate ones have rebuilt. But for many, the future is a hard road home.

  • Tridion Importer Image Test

    Moment frames resist the force of bending or rotation with a rigid connection at the joint between the column and beam. Find out more about how these strategic assemblages can strengthen your structure.

  • Tridion Importer Image Test

    Moment frames resist the force of bending or rotation with a rigid connection at the joint between the column and beam. Find out more about how these strategic assemblages can strengthen your structure.

  • Bracing Strategies for Wind and Seismic Loads

    Earthquakes and hurricanes act differently on a building. While shearwalls and moment frames are the standard solutions for handling lateral forces on building walls, the job they have to do can vary, depending on whether they’re facing a wind load or a seismic load.

  • Manufactured Shear-Wall Components

    For builders working in seismic zones or hurricane country, any structure has to be designed for lateral loads, the sideways force of wind pressure, or earthquake action. Manufactured shear-wall components can provide a solution for these complex situations.

  • Adding Strength With Moment Frames

    Moment frames resist the force of bending or rotation with a rigid connection at the joint between the column and beam. Find out more about how these strategic assemblages can strengthen your structure.