Before submitting to DOB, we needed to determine the structural engineering characteristics of the soil at the site. The investigation revealed that the area “ as dense soil and rubble fill, underlain by a very dense silty sand with traces of gravel rock fragments and cobble…The site was determined to support a foundation loads of 4 tons per square foot”
That’s good news!
Students Building a hydroponic lab to grow strawberries this winter! This will be installed in our Energy-Environment Research Center project, which we hope to break ground on this school year!
Calibrating our weir to better understand water retention rates on our green roof, with Columbia University graduate students!
Took a group of aspiring engineers to visit my Alma Mater, Columbia’s engineering labs last week. Here’s a video of Columbia’s Civil Engineering lab crushing a cinder block with 390,000 lbs of force!