Author: Christina A. Koch


Point of View

It’s Our Responsiblity to Make Buildings More Resilient

There were tornado warnings in the south Chicago suburbs last night. Although the funnel-cloud-producing storm was still 43 miles south of my home, I was more n... Read more.
Home, Trend Alert

Assess Buildings’ Resilience to Natural and Manmade Threats

We live in a scary world. The broad reach of today’s 24-hour news outlets and the increased connectedness resulting from the ubiquitous use of social media ma... Read more.
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An Iconic Train Station Proves Old Doesn’t Mean Obsolete

With the help of modern technology and genealogy websites, many Americans can trace their family trees back to the first ancestor who set foot on U.S. soil. But... Read more.