October 08, 2013 - Orchids And Onions: Coronado Boathouse and Clubroom
The jury was in agreement that the Coronado Boathouse and Clubroom is a beautiful, thoughtful building that “builds upon a vocabulary of elements already in the city, which could have been constraining, but was instead taken to a new level of excellence.”
October 08, 2013 - NYREJ: The big storm, one year after
Vice President Julio Ravelo penned this article on the various measures put in place following Sandy to make buildings more resilient.
October 03, 2013 - MHN: Avesta Housing’s Pearl Place II Achieves LEED Platinum Certification
Avesta Housing, with the help of Thornton Tomasetti Inc., has achieved LEED Platinum certification from the U.S. Green Building Council for its Pearl Place II community in Portland, Maine’s Bayside neighborhood.
October 01, 2013 - Civil Engineering: Sleek New Auditorium to Replace Unversity's Flood-Ravaged Theater
Senior Project Engineer Nate Sosin discusses the design challenges of the University of Iowa’s Hancher Auditorium for the performing arts in Iowa City.
September 15, 2013 - Chicago Tribune: DePaul University's new theater building breaks from routine
Principal Carol Post is quoted in an article about the new DePaul University Theatre School in Chicago, for which Thornton Tomasetti is providing structural design services.
September 11, 2013 - Architecture DC: This is NPR
The custom building, designed by Hickok Cole Architects, expresses the clients organization’s identity in ways large and small.
July 30, 2013 - Civil Engineering: Famed Rose Bowl Stadium Expands
Renovation work at the Rose Bowl—home of the UCLA Bruins and football’s famed New Year’s Day Rose Bowl playoff game—is nearing an end.
July 11, 2013 - Facades+: What is the future of facades?
Part Two of the Facades+ video series sits down with David Frey & Brian Cook (SOM), Karen Brandt (Heintges), Jeffrey Vaglio (Enclos), Edward Peck (Thornton Tomasetti), Gary Handel (Handel Architects) and Bill Kreysler (Kreysler & Associates) to discuss the future of building skins at the San Francisco symposium on July 11, 2013.
July 10, 2013 - ENR: CityCenterDC Approaches Finish Line Despite Myriad Obstacles
The conventional reinforced-concrete frames of the six 11-story buildings that stand in place of the razed Washington, D.C., convention center don’t hold a candle to the innovative space truss that supported the old exhibit hall’s clear-span roof.
July 05, 2013 - CNN: 25 of mankind's greatest engineering achievements
Taipei 101 made the list of the top 25 impressive engineering/construction achievements – taking into consideration the era in which they were built and the knowledge and materials that were available to designers – as determined by CNN.
June 30, 2013 - Modern Steel Construction: Going Deep
Senior Project Engineer Chris Crilly and Senior Principal Mark Tamaro write about the top-down construction approach used on the Marriott Marquis hotel, Washington, D.C.’s deepest building.
June 14, 2013 - Urban Land: Designed for Flight
When the country’s government chose Rafael Viñoly Architects, headquartered in New York City, to expand and modernize the capital city’s airport to increase tourism, Viñoly, who was born in Montevideo, made sure to create generous spaces in the atrium, main hall, and concourse to accommodate these important interactions.