August 30, 2011 - The Martin Luther King, Jr. National Memorial Opens To The Public
The much-anticipated Martin Luther King, Jr. National Memorial opened to the public on August 22, 2011, with Thornton Tomasetti providing structural design and construction administration services for the new memorial, which occupies a four-acre site along the Tidal Basin, adjacent to the Franklin D. Roosevelt Memorial.
August 11, 2011 - Thornton Tomasetti Serves As Structural Engineer For The Martin Luther King, Jr. National Memorial
Thornton Tomasetti, the international engineering firm, recently served as the structural engineer for the Martin Luther King, Jr. National Memorial, which will be dedicated on August 28, 2011 in Washington, D.C.
March 10, 2011 - “Event Horizon” Honored by AICA
The landmark public art exhibition “Event Horizon” will receive the International Association of Art Critics’(AICA-USA) Second Place award for Best Project in a Public Space at the March 14, 2011 awards ceremony at the Cooper Union in New York.
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.
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 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.
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.
December 07, 2011 - Structural Engineer: Form Meets Function
The Memorial comprises three major elements with an abundance of landscaping to integrate it with the historic cherry tree lined perimeter of the Tidal Basin.
October 01, 2011 - Civil Engineering: Aerial Advancement
Detailed modeling & analysis of the numerous load cases enabled us to extend the service life of New York’s Roosevelt Island Tram.
August 16, 2011 - Wall Street Journal: Indiana State Fair Hires Engineering Firm for Probe
The Indiana State Fair on Tuesday said it has hired an engineering firm to investigate why a stage was toppled by fierce winds Saturday night, killing five people and injuring dozens. The investigation will be run by Scott Nacheman, who heads the Chicago office of Thornton Tomasetti Inc., an international engineering firm that has worked on projects in 42 countries.
August 16, 2011 - CNN: New York-based engineering firm to investigate Indiana stage collapse
The Indiana State Fair Commission is hiring New York-based engineering company Thornton Tomasetti Inc. to investigate Saturday’s deadly stage collapse, officials said Tuesday.
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.
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.
June 01, 2010 - Constructor: The Music Of The Night
The complexity of the new Margot and Bill Winspear Opera House is fully realized not just in the design and painstaking construction of its complex, one-of-a-kind components but also in the management of the process that brought it to fruition.
February 11, 2010 - Architect's Newspaper: Unveiled > Federation of Korean Industries Tower
This nearly 800-foot-tall tower’s pleated curtain wall is more than just an intriguing design gesture.
December 15, 2009 - Civil Engineer: Bel Canto
A modern interpretation of a traditional performance venue, the design of the new Margot and Bill Winspear Opera House in Dallas, emerged from the close cooperation on the part of engineers, architects and acoustical and theatrical experts that enabled them to overcome such noise and vibration challenges as the structure’s proximity to a major freeway and its location directly beneath the flight path of a Dallas airport.
November 05, 2009 - Chicago Tribune: Rush University Medical Center Nears Finish
Rush University Medical Center is declaring the end of the first phase of a $1 billion campus renovation with the opening this month of its orthopedic building.
October 29, 2009 - The Economist: Lights down, curtain up
While other cities are tightening their belts, Dallas is polishing its buckle
September 07, 2009 - World Architecture News: Lifting the curtains
Texas wouldn’t be the premier location when one considers a foray into the world of the arts, or at least it wouldn’t have, until now. Billed as the most significant cultural complex in America since New York’s Lincoln Centre, the $354-million Dallas Centre for the Performing Arts is set to open next month to complete the city’s 25 year vision for the 68 acre arts district.
January 22, 2009 - World Architecture News: Ground broken for Singapore's new icon
Singapore is three months closer to the realisation of a remarkable landmark on the island.
September 19, 2008 - Medical News Today: Academic Hospital Of The Future Breaks Ground
September 25 will mark a new era in hospital building and design as Rush University Medical Center celebrates the groundbreaking for its new hospital designed “from the inside out.”
April 01, 2008 - BD&C: A Brave, New BIM World
Three-dimensional information, such as that provided by building information modeling, allows all members of the Building Team to visualize the many components of a project and how they work together. BIM and other 3D tools convey the idea and intent of the designer to the entire Building Team and lay the groundwork for integrated project delivery.
June 03, 2007 - DallasNews.com: Intimacy of Winspear Opera House
Already rising four stories out of the ground in a concrete horseshoe, the Dallas Center for the Performing Arts’ Margot and Bill Winspear Opera House is starting to take shape.
August 09, 2004 - BAC-Web: Autoclaved Aerated Concrete
The goal of the Masonry Variations exhibit at the National Building Museum was to push classic materials like stone, terrazzo and brick into new, never-before-tried directions. But a fourth material, Autoclaved Aerated Concrete (AAC), had a head start.
December 22, 2003 - MCAA: Masonry's Past and Future
What is the future of masonry, as well as the future of skilled masonry craftsmanship?