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Water-Related Disasters and Disaster Risk Management in Metropolitan Areas (Tokyo)

This article is an abstract of Dr. Koji IKEUCHI’s presentation who is a professor at the University of Tokyo since October 2016. Before that, he worked at the Ministry of Land, Infrastructure, Transport and Tourism (MLIT) till June 2016. As a civil engineer of the MLIT, He was in charge of flood control measures and management of natural disasters for many years. He became the Director General…
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Contract Documents Definition, parts, sample

A contract document consists of following types of papers:1. Conditions of contract2. Technical Specifications3. Bill of Quantities or BOQ4. Contract Drawings5. Form of contract Note: Language for all the documents should be exact , so that, later on the meaninings may not…
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Complete Design of Cantilever Retaining Wall [pdf]

Cantilever Retaining wall is a reinforced cement concrete (RCC) Structure that is used to retain and hold back loose soil and gravel behind where there are abrupt changes in slope beyond their natural and stable angle of repose.Complete Design of Cantilever Retaining WallDesign Criteria As far as the stability of a retaining wall is concerned; it is of two types (i) external stability…
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Windows Made of "paint"

Let me introduce to you a very elegant and eye-catching high-rise residential complex.Yichang Meijing – Cost – effecThis building named “Yichang Meijing” is located in China’s city of Gingdao in Shibei district. Did you notice anything strange…
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Now You can Land Airplanes in the Sea - Kansai International Airport Japan

Japan, the land of rising sun was advancing with technology at a fast rate after World War II, Its economy was on the verge of stabilization. But here the question arises where do you put a plane in a space that run out of space? The Japanese have found its answer you can make the airplane to as well as it flies. In Japan at that time the largest international airport was in Tokyo; the middle of…
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