December 01, 2012 - Modern Steel: New Home for a New Era
Amon G. Carter Stadium, on the campus on Texas Christian University (TCU) in Fort Worth, Texas, has been the home of the Horned Frog football team for over 80 years. During this time the stadium has undergone several renovations and additions to accommodate ever-growing crowds, and the most recent and substantial iteration opened in time for the school’s first year competing in the Big 12 Conference.
November 12, 2012 - USGBC: 2012 LEED for Homes Award Recipients
The U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) has named the recipients of the 2012 LEED for Homes Awards, recognizing projects, developers and homebuilders that have demonstrated leadership in the residential green building marketplace.
November 08, 2012 - Real Estate Weekly: Newark approves design for new bio-med facility
Architecture firm Francis Cauffman announced today that the city of Newark, New Jersey has approved its design for French company Biotrial’s new North American headquarters in Newark’s University Heights Science Park.
November 05, 2012 - Plus Mood: Juniper Networks “Lights the Way”
A case study on the interior build-out of Juniper Network’s showroom and collaborative center in Bridgewater, N.J. notes that Thornton Tomasetti was the structural engineering consultant on the job. Valerio Dewalt Train Associates was the architect.
November 04, 2012 - Construction Week: World's tallest Kingdom Tower on 'solid path'
An article about the piling contract for Kingdom Tower in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia notes that Thornton Tomasetti is the structural engineer for the project. Upon completion, Kingdom Tower will be the world’s tallest building.
October 31, 2012 - Bloomberg: One57 Plan Devised by Engineers as Midtown Crane Dangles
City engineers are devising a method for removing or securing the dangling boom of a construction crane, work that may take weeks, following multiple trips to the the top floors of Manhattan’s luxury One57 condo development.
October 31, 2012 - Railway Technology: Transbay Transit Center
Transbay Transit Center is a multimodal transportation centre under construction in San Francisco in the US. The project will replace the outdated Transbay Terminal and integrate 11 transit systems to operate in the city under one roof.
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.