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 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.
June 12, 2013 - CTBUH: What Contributes Most to Sustainability in Tall Buildings?
A recap of the London conference includes a report on a panel session on tall building sustainability moderated by Vice Chairman Dennis Poon. Poon discussed the concept of embodied energy.
June 01, 2013 - Lincoln Journal Star: Tight Deadline for Bridge
Thornton Tomasetti is part of the team of consultants investigating the failure of a pedestrian bridge near the Pinnacle Bank Arena in Lincoln, Neb. and determining what needs to be done to fix it.
May 22, 2013 - CTBUH: Shanghai Tower Presentation
The Young Professionals Committee of the Council on Tall Buildings organized a multidisciplinary presentation at the CAF to cover the design and construction of Shanghai Tower. The presentation was led by: Grant Uhlir, Gensler; Dennis Poon, Thornton Tomasetti; and Christian Von Holten, Cosentini Associates.