March 10, 2009 - Building UK: China's Tallest Unveiled
Thornton Tomasetti is mentioned as the structural engineer for the Shanghai Tower in their article titled “Gensler unveils China’s tallest building at Mipim”
March 10, 2009 - GoStructural: Structural performance on Waikiki Beach
Waikiki and Trump: the former is one of the world’s premier vacation destinations; the latter is synonymous with luxury development. The union of these two is the Trump International Hotel & Tower at Waikiki Beach Walk—a 38-story luxury hotel and condominium. This highly desirable address set a world record for sales, selling all 464 units in eight hours for a total of more than $700 million.
March 06, 2009 - Morgan Hill Times: Courthouse Opens
The new 73,000-square-foot facility at 301 Diana Ave. will be a “vast improvement” for court patrons and employees who have been housed in a complex of temporary trailers at the San Martin Courthouse on Monterey Road, according to Carl Schulhof of the Santa Clara County Superior Court.
March 01, 2009 - Discovery Channel: Built From Disaster
Built From Disaster is a six part documentary series about man-made structures – and how engineers and designers across the world have learned the lessons from tragic disasters of design.
February 07, 2009 - LA Times: CalArts is adding a Wild Beast to its menagerie
Apparently the California Institute of the Arts has a penchant for naming its performing arts venues after animals. First came REDCAT. (OK, it’s technically the Roy and Edna Disney/CalArts Theater at Walt Disney Concert Hall, but who actually calls it that?) Now the cutting-edge arts school is looking into the jaws of the Wild Beast, a new music pavilion soon to open on the school’s Valencia campus.
February 04, 2009 - ENR: Long Clear Spans Present Challenges for Navy Project
With just two months until scheduled completion, contractors at the Naval Air Station in Jacksonville, Fla., are putting finishing touches on the U.S. Navy’s largest hangar, which is being built to make room for five squadrons coming from Maine under the government’s Base Realignment and Closure program.
February 01, 2009 - Structure Magazine: Steel Provides Answer to Building on Top of Existing Parking Garage
Constructing a new building on top of an existing structure can sometimes feel like trying to fit a square peg into a round hole. Several years after construction had stalled on a prominent development, Thornton Tomasetti was asked to re-engineer the unfinished plans for a mid-rise building near Chicago’s Magnificent Mile.
January 27, 2009 - New York Construction: Meadowlands Construction Photos
The online edition of New York Construction recently published a series of construction photos of New Meadowlands Stadium, for which Thornton Tomasetti is the structural engineer.
January 22, 2009 - Business Week: A New Building for the Ross School of Business
Students and faculty at the University of Michigan’s Stephen M. Ross School of Business have spent the last few weeks settling into a gleaming new $145 million state-of-the-art building on the Ann Arbor campus.
January 22, 2009 - World Architecture News: Ground broken for Singapore's new icon
Singapore is three months closer to the realisation of a remarkable landmark on the island.
January 01, 2009 - Modern Steel: Newsworthy
The New York Times building exemplifies the idea of transparency in reporting by wearing part of its structural frame on the outside.
January 01, 2009 - Structure Magazine: Concrete Construction at 7 World Trade Center
The terrorist attacks on 9/11 severely damaged the 7 World Trade Center (WTC7) building, which subsequently collapsed after reportedly succumbing to an uncontrollable fire inside the building. Constructed in 1985, the beautifully granite-clad building was relatively new and its slow but inevitable demise was a devastating sight to witness. Soon after the cleanup of the site, the redesign and construction of a new WTC7 began and was an inspirational sight to all.