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Structurae is an online database in which the data of civil engineering structures of all kinds, such as bridges , high-rise buildings , transmitter masts and towers , are stored.

The operator Correct, (born 1973), a German-French civil engineer and bridge designers, founded Structurae 1998 after serving as an assistant at the Department of Civil Engineering of Princeton University had created a similar project for a taught there course.

According to its own information, the website had over a million hits per month in 2012. It is trilingual (German, English, French) and is financed by advertising banners and premium entries for companies. It runs under ColdFusion , while the contents are stored in a MySQL database.

From March 15, 2012 to April 30, 2015, Structurae belonged to the Ernst & Sohn publishing house , with Janberg continuing to work as editor-in-chief for the project. On May 1st, 2015 Janberg bought the project back from the publisher in order to "be able to work with it independently again."

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Individual evidence

  1. ^ A b Structurae entry Nicolas Janberg.
  2. a b Wiley buys Structurae online database. In: Börsenblatt . March 26, 2012.