January 05, 2011 - Wired: San Francisco Sees A Transit Center Revitalizing Downtown
Even during a time of dwindling capital and stalling public works projects San Francisco is moving forward with plans for a $4.2 billion transportation center that could dramatically change how the city looks and travels.
January 01, 2011 - Travel + Leisure: World's Most Beautiful Airports
The new Carrasco International Airport, opened in 2009 and designed by Uruguayan-born architect Rafael Viñoly, is a gorgeous throwback to JFK circa 1960.
December 07, 2010 - NHL: CONSOL Energy Center Named Best NHL Arena In Sports Business Journal Survey
CONSOL Energy Center has been named the “Best NHL Arena” in the sixth annual Sports Business Journal readers’ survey on the state of the sports industry.
December 05, 2010 - Yahoo!: China's skyscraper boom buoys global industry
The 121-story Shanghai Tower is more than China’s next record-setting building: It’s an economic lifeline for the elite club of skyscraper builders.
December 01, 2010 - Structure: Excellence in Structural Engineering
At their annual meeting in Phoenix in October, NCSEA announced the winners of the 2009 Excellence in Structural Engineering Awards. This awards program annually highlights some of the best examples of structural ingenuity throughout the world.
December 01, 2010 - Midwest Construction: Award of Merit
The project team built a new steel frame to hold an independent glass wall system around one of Indianapolis’ most recognizable buildings, replacing a surface damaged by storm winds.
November 30, 2010 - Read Media: Roosevelt Island Opens New State-of-the-Art Aerial Tramway System
The completely rebuilt Roosevelt Island Tramway opened today, following a nine-month modernization project which replaced the previous 33-year-old tram system. The new tram reduces travel time, permits both cabins to start on the side with highest demand during rush hour, and includes extensive safety measures.
November 23, 2010 - NBA.com: Steel Erected At Barclays Center At Atlantic Yards In Brooklyn
The erection of steel began today at the Barclays Center at Atlantic Yards in Brooklyn, Bruce Ratner, Chairman and CEO of Forest City Ratner Companies, the developer of the arena, said today. The first components for vertical construction, including beams, girders and trusses, will be used for the main arena, façade support and the canopy.
November 17, 2010 - CNN.com: Canned art draws oooohs and awe
What happens when you give thousand of cans of food to really creative people? How about a “canned” tornado or an “uncanny” sculpture of an apple being eaten by ants.
November 09, 2010 - Charlotte Observer: Fayetteville area gears up for growth
Much of the state is still slogging through a slow-to-recover economy. But in Fayetteville, the broader region around Fort Bragg and even as far away as the Triangle, planners are bracing for an influx of about 40,000 people who are expected to come with – or follow – two major Army commands moving to Fort Bragg.
November 01, 2010 - Temecula thinks ‘big and historic’ with new civic center complex
The $66-million Temecula Civic Center is more than a big, new facility for the city. The development is also a tribute to the history of the area.
October 17, 2010 - LA Times: CalArts unleashes its Wild Beast
California Institute of the Arts’ long-awaited state-of-the-art performance space, the Wild Beast, is up and running, “humming from 9 a.m. to 10 p.m. with classes and performances,” says David Rosenboom, dean of the institute’s Herb Alpert School of Music.