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Building Innovation: Apply Now for the Betty and Mort Marshall Memorial Scholarship
The Betty and Mort Marshall Memorial Scholarship was established because of a generous endowment from the Marshalls, a sponsorship from the National Institute of Building Sciences, and contributions from friends, family and colleagues. The scholarship was started in 2020, in their memory and in celebration of the distinguished career Mort enjoyed… more
Building Innovation: Send Us Your Nominees for the Distinguished Service Award
For nearly three decades, the National Institute of Building Sciences has recognized outstanding members of the built environment for their service, commitment, and dedication to the nation. Awards nominations opened today, April 4, and they will remain open for several weeks. Last year, NIBS opened several new awards categories to winners who… more
<strong>Posted By</strong> Christine Cube
The National Institute of Building Sciences has opened the call for speaker abstracts for Building Innovation. The meeting will take place in-person at the historic Mayflower Hotel in Washington, DC, September 26-28. Building Innovation convenes those who impact the built environment to meet, explore challenges, share lessons learned, and unveil… more
Webinar: Transportation Infrastructure and Your Daily Commute
The passage of H.R.3684 – the Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act or the Bipartisan Infrastructure Law – ensures daily commutes across metropolitan cities and small towns will be improved. The law includes $1.2 trillion in total funding, reauthorizing surface transportation programs for five years and investing $110 billion in funding. The… more
Mandeville: How One Louisiana City Became Flood Resilient
Mandeville, founded in 1834, sits on the north shore of Lake Pontchartrain across from New Orleans, just 26 miles to the south across the lake. The community flood protection consists of a 5-foot sea wall, while across the lake is a full levee protected set of communities. When the lake is stirred up, the water spills out on the north shore. The… more