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.
January 31, 2012 - Kansas City Business Journal: Nelson-Atkins picks a winning pavilion design
The team of Thornton Tomasetti and architects Generator Studio were selected as winner of a design competition for a temporary pavilion at the Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art in Kansas City.
January 31, 2012 - CTBUH: CTBUH Leader’s Message
Vice Chairman Dennis Poon, a CTBUH trustee, discusses the industry shift toward sustainability, taller buildings and free-form design. ?
January 09, 2012 - ABC: Rush University Medical Center opens new ER
Rush University Medical Center opened its new facility Friday morning on the Near West Side.
January 08, 2012 - The National: Ambitions towering to the heavens
Manhattan’s 1930s towers captured the imagination, but the centre of gravity of tall building construction, as with wider economic activity, is shifting east, and China is the prime mover.
January 01, 2012 - AIA Justice Facility Review #11
The 35,500-square-foot, one-courtroom Bakersfield U.S. Courthouse is sensitively
sited in Bakersfield’s only downtown park, creating a modern interpretation of the quintessential one-room courthouse on the village green. [PDF, pg. 30]
December 20, 2011 - Huffington Post: 11 Best Architecture Moments of 2011
The Vista Xchange Integrated Civic and Cultural Hub was named one of the 11 Best Architecture Moments of 2011 by the Huffington Post.