May 21, 2012 - ENR: As Challenges Go, Iraq Stadium Geometry Is Iceberg's Tip
The centerpiece of the Al-Menaa project is a 30,000-seat stadium with a structural-concrete seating bowl covered by a 30,175-sq-meter, fabric-covered cable-stayed steel canopy structure.
May 17, 2012 - TheStadiumBusiness Awards Winners
The Stadium Business Awards has named the Sporting Park in Kansas as the world’s best sports venue over the past year.
May 16, 2012 - Popular Mechanics: Taller
It takes some seriously smart engineering to build so high. Here are the key challenges for the Kingdom Tower as its builders go for the record.
May 09, 2012 - BD&C: Rush University Medical Center Platinum Award
This fully integrated Building Team opted for a multi-prime contracting strategy to keep construction going on Chicago’s Rush University Medical Center, despite the economic meltdown.
May 01, 2012 - Architectural Record: A New Twist on Supertall
An American firm approaches the design of its 121-story, mixed used tower now rising in Shanghai as a vertical collection of neighborhoods.
April 13, 2012 - Tribune 242: Construction '1/3 Done' On Baha Mar
Construction work on Baha Mar’s $2.6 billion Cable Beach redevelopment is “one-third complete”, a senior executive said yesterday, after hitting a “significant milestone” with the installation of the last of 2,550 foundation pilings.
April 09, 2012 - ENR.com: Structural Engineers Learn Lessons From Failures Through Digital Databases
Structural engineers are harnessing technology’s power to learn from failures and ultimately improve the built environment.
April 02, 2012 - Structure Mag: Bellezza e funzione
This high-profile headquarters includes five nine-story wavelike buildings that total 1.05 million square feet (98,000 square meters), a 43-story tower that is 405,000 square feet (37,000 square meters), three parking/storage levels below grade and a plaza with an irregular footprint of 856 feet by 607 feet (261 meters by 185 meters).
March 30, 2012 - NY Daily News: Changing Brooklyn Forever
Even in midconstruction, there are moments touring the Barclays Center in Prospect Heights when you can’t help but feel extreme joy.
March 14, 2012 - The Parking Professional - Explosion Erosion
Planning ahead is critical to mitigating the potential of vehicle bombs.
February 06, 2012 - Walls & Ceilings: Going to the Chapel
The article looks at our use of a curved steel frame double-wall system at the Cathedral of Hope, Interfaith Peace Chapel in Dallas, Texas.
February 05, 2012 - Artinfo: Nelson-Atkins Museum Will Pay Homage to World's Fairs With a Phalanx of Solar-Powered Shipping Containers
The article notes that the “Sun Pavilion,” designed by Thornton Tomasetti and Kansas city architect Generator Studio, will be constructed of shipping containers with a canopy of solar panels.