October 29, 2012 - NY Observer: Skyscrapers May Shiver and Sway, But They’re Perfectly Safe
Not that there is anything to worry about at the top of a skyscraper during a storm, Tom Scarangello assured The Observer. Mr. Scarangello, the CEO and Chairman of Thornton Tomasetti, the engineering firm behind many of the city’s recently-built skyscrapers, including the New York Times building, said that the city’s skyscrapers are built to withstand winds high above 100 miles per hour.
October 26, 2012 - Bizjournals: Thornton Tomasetti selected as structural engineer for Vikings stadium
Thornton Tomasetti has been selected as the lead structural engineer for the new Minnesota Vikings stadium, the Minnesota Sports Facilities Authority announced Friday.
October 01, 2012 - IrishTimes.com: China goes up in 'megatall' league
Nine of the world’s tallest 20 buildings being built are in China and, while these are symbolic of China’s success, ways to make these structures more sustainable are also being considered.
September 27, 2012 - The Verge: Inside the Brooklyn Nets' Barclays Center, the most high-tech stadium in sports
The most high-tech stadium in sports. That’s the pitch line for Brooklyn’s new Barclays Center, new home of the Brooklyn Nets.
September 24, 2012 - Datacenter Dynamics: Middle East colo project a first for the region
The first vendor-neutral colocation data center will opening in the Middle East before the end of the year. Gulf Data Hub, being built in the Dubai Silicon Oasis technology park will launch the data center in phases.
September 06, 2012 - Star-Telegram: TCU dedicates renovated Amon G. Carter Stadium
TCU’s new Amon G. Carter Stadium took its first bow Thursday as the school paid tribute to the many who helped make the renovations a reality.
September 05, 2012 - WIBC.com: Lawmakers Reviewing Stage Equipment Safety
Safety experts told a bipartisan group of state lawmakers that more procedural and structural changes are needed to prevent tragedies like the Indiana State Fair stage collapse last year.
August 08, 2012 - CoStar: ARC Designed Biologics Bldg Achieves LEED Gold
The new $85 million Biologics Support Center, designed for Genzyme Corp by ARC / Architectural Resources Cambridge, has received LEED Gold certification from the US Green Building Council.
July 30, 2012 - Patch: Seismic Eval For South City Schools
Last week the South San Francisco Unified School District board received an update on which school buildings are priorities for seismic retrofit in South City.
July 17, 2012 - ENR: Reshaping of Barclays Center Arena Made Possible By Collaboration, Digital Tools
Opportunity knocked for SHoP Architects on July 2, 2009. On that Thursday, Bruce C. Ratner, the beleaguered developer of the controversial Atlantic Yards sports village planned for Brooklyn, N.Y., made an offer that any architect would be crazy to turn down but almost as crazy to accept.
July 05, 2012 - Constructor Magazine: Finding the Net
Soccer fans are flocking to the $135.5 million Sporting Park in Kansas City, Kan., which Turner Construction Co. of Kansas City, Mo., finished in 16 rather than 22 months and under budget.
June 12, 2012 - Flavorwire: The Most Beautiful Outdoor Theaters in the World
Flavorwire recently listed The Wild Beast Pavilion in Valencia, Calif., as one of the world’s most beautiful outdoor theaters.