June 2018, Co-authored "Comparison of Modelling Approaches to Analyzing Masonry Arch Bridges" with Jonathan Knudtsen and Petr Kable for 10th IMC.
January through April 2018: Masonry magazine - "Marvelous Masonry" and Masonry Design magazine Summer 2018, Fall 2018 - "Technical Talk"
August 2017, Authored “Crossings: Bridges in the Adirondacks”, included in "The Adirondack Architecture Guide, Southern-Central Region" by Janet Null, SUNY PRESS, ISBN13: 978-1-4384-6666-8
"Marvelous Masonry", Iraq (Jan. 2017), Turkey (Feb. 2017), Egypt (March 2017), Czech Republic (April 2017) Masonry magazine, www.masonrymagazine.com
"BIM-M Reaches Major Milestone Towards Generation 1", SMART| dynamics for masonry, Vol 1, 2017
“Compressive Strength of Dry-Stacked Concrete Masonry Unit Assemblies”, S. Atamturktur, B. Ross, J. Thompson, D. Biggs, J. Mater. Civ. Eng., American Society of Civil Engineers, 10.1061/(ASCE)MT.1943-5533.0001693 , 06016020., August 2016
In-situ assessment of the physical and mechanical properties of vintage solid clay bricks”, D. Dizhur, R. Lumantarna, D. T. Biggs, and J. M. Ingham, Journal of Materials and Structures, Springer (2016) 50: 63. doi:10.1617/s11527-016-0939-9
Presentation: "Stabilizing the Early Phrygian Gate Complex at Gordion, Turkey- Conservation Preparation"
Sept. 26, 2018
Presenting "Conserving Ancient Sites from the Empire of Alexander the Great" at 2018 LOUISIANA CIVIL ENGINEERING CONFERENCE, New Orleans, LA.
Presenting at Glenwood Masonry Day, New York City
Feb. - March 2019
Presenting "Structural Engineering forensics" throughout New Zealand.
Structural, Forensic, Masonry, Restoration
On-going conservation at the ancient city of Gordion, Turkey
Biggs Consulting Engineering was founded in 2010 by David Biggs, P.E., S.E.
The structural engineering firm specializes in forensic engineering, masonry design, and restoration. In addition, the firm is involved with research projects and provides consulting for the development of new masonry products. Additional work includes design and review of new construction, evaluation of existing structures, and disaster investigations.