March 14, 2014 - NBC: New Attraction Offers Tilted View Atop Hancock Center
The city that produced the first skyscraper is again breaking new ground in elevated innovation.
March 05, 2014 - Fox: tour of new Marriott Marquis convention center hotel in downtown DC
If you have driven through downtown D.C. over the last year, you couldn’t have missed the massive Marriott Marquis convention center hotel under construction. It has been rising up and almost complete.
March 03, 2014 - NY Times: A Disaster Brought Awareness but Little Action on Infrastructure
Like the weather, the need to repair America’s troubled bridges is something that everyone talks about, without doing a thing about it. Or at least they do not do nearly enough.
February 26, 2014 - Crains: UI Labs tech center slated for Wrigley campus on Goose Island
When Chicago unveils its cutting-edge advanced-manufacturing technology center on Goose Island, it will be on the land of a company behind a decidedly low-tech product from the 1800s: chewing gum.
February 16, 2014 - USA Today: A concrete record for tallest building in western USA
More than 2,100 truckloads of concrete were poured continuously over more than 18 hours for the Wilshire Grand Center project, setting a Guinness world record for largest continuous pour.
February 10, 2014 - CBS Sports: Rupp Arena to undergo massive renovations
This was only a matter of time. With Kentucky acting as the most aggressive, prominent and high-profile program in college basketball, Rupp Arena was do for a facelift. The area Rupp sits in is next to a church and a mall. It’s a solid spot to convene for hoops but the venue itself isn’t considered among the best of the best in college basketball. Obviously Kentucky would like to change that. And now plans are formally in place to make that happen during 2017-18.
February 07, 2014 - Modern Steel: Building up the Fort
The new Army hospital at Fort Benning is the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ first-ever design-build hospital project.
February 02, 2014 - Glass on Web: FKI Opens
Adrian Smith + Gordon Gill Architecture (AS+GG) has announced the public opening of the new head offices for the Federation of Korean Industries (FKI).
January 27, 2014 - Architect: The New Seoul Skyscraper
An article about the recently completed Federation of Korean Industries headquarters in Seoul, South Korea notes that Thornton Tomasetti was the structural engineer on the project. The 50-story tower was designed by Adrian Smith + Gordon Gill Architecture.
January 24, 2014 - AECCafe: Comcast Innovation and Technology Centre in Philadelphia, PA by Foster + Partners
Thornton Tomasetti is structural engineer for a new 59-story mixed-use tower, the Comcast Innovation and Technology Center, in Philadelphia, Pa. Designed by Foster + Partners, the 1,121-foot building will be located next to the Thornton Tomasetti-designed Comcast Center.
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.