January 22, 2014 - Fast Company: Suburban Tech Campus In The Sky
When Chinese Internet giant Tencent began looking to build a new headquarters, representatives from the company examined corporate campuses all over the world. They were attracted to the collegiate, outdoor atmosphere of the traditional American suburban tech campus, with low-rise buildings connected across sprawling grounds.
January 21, 2014 - Architizer: How Shanghai Constructed The World’s Tallest Wind Tunnel
The article discusses the wind tunnel test used by Thornton Tomasetti and architects Gensler for 128-story Shanghai Tower, which will be the tallest building in China and second tallest in the world when completed.
January 07, 2014 - MSC: Taking Things in a New Direction
Senior Principal Faz Ehsan authored this article (page 42) on the creative collaboration of the project team for the James Cancer Hospital and Solove Research Institute at the Ohio State University’s Wexner Medical Center in Columbus.
January 01, 2014 - Huffington Post: Best Architecture Moments of 2013
Basrah Sports City in Iraq, designed by Thornton Tomasetti and 360 Architects, was named as one of the five most inspiring projects of last year by Huff Post blogger Jacob Slevin. Chairman & CEO Tom Scarangello is quoted in the slideshow.
January 01, 2014 - aecKnowledge: CALGreen 2010 Non-Residential Measures
Lynn Simon describes some of the key aspects CALGreen Non-Residential mandatory measures and a brief summary of CALGreen Residential voluntary Tier 1 and 2 standards.
December 24, 2013 - NYREJ: Plaza Construction Completes
According to Plaza Construction, tapped by Brookfield Office Properties to build an Entry Hall Pavilion at recently re-named Brookfield Place (The World Financial Center), the new Entry Pavilion with the capacity to accommodate an estimated 100,000 commuters daily has opened.
December 23, 2013 - Buildings.com: Right-Size Your Ventilation Needs
Senior Vice President Dan Nall talks about how demand control ventilation (DCV), which automatically adjusts ventilation levels based on occupancy measurements, can reduce energy use.
December 05, 2013 - Construction Week: World's tallest building's piling works complete
Piling works at Kingdom Tower in Jeddah, which is set to become the tallest building in the world, are now complete. The announcement was made in conjunction with the unveiling of Mounib Hammoud as the new chief executive officer (CEO) of the project’s developer, Jeddah Economic Company (JEC).
December 03, 2013 - CityBizList: HITT Contracting Delivers New Headquarters For The Center For Strategic & International Studies
Thornton Tomasetti was the structural engineer for the recently completed Center for Strategic & International Studies headquarters building in Washington, D.C.
December 02, 2013 - TheRegistry: San Francisco PUC
Senior Vice President Lynn Simon talks about the LEED Platinum certification of the San Francisco Public Utilities Commission headquarters in California. Thornton Tomasetti served as sustainability consultant on the project.
November 22, 2013 - Construction Index: George Mason Dining Facility
The latest contract is for the university’s new Shenandoah dining facility. The US$8.6m (£5.3m) project is an addition and renovation to an existing dining facility adjacent to an accommodation project currently being built by Balfour Beatty.
November 12, 2013 - ASCE: Mixed-Use Tower Will Be Tallest Building in Mexico
Thornton Tomasetti overcomes myriad challenges to design a functional tower that meets an established architectural design as well as the client’s expectations.