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Architectural Digest names Howard Hughes’ Ward Village “Best Master Planned Community in the Nation”

May 18, 2017 - in Buildings, News

Howard Hughes’ Ward Village was recently named the "Best Master Planned Community in the Nation” by Architectural Digest, which applauded the Kakaako community for its design, materials and location. “The entire community has been a part of this redevelopment…

Report: Mortenson Will Build Football Stadium for Raiders in Las Vegas

May 17, 2017 - in Buildings, News, Projects

M.A. Mortenson Co. will build a $1.9 billion football stadium in Las Vegas for the Raiders, who are moving from Oakland. Raiders President Marc Badain…

Woolpert to Renovate Elizabeth City State University Buildings

May 15, 2017 - in Buildings

ELIZABETH CITY, N.C. — Elizabeth City State University (ECSU) has contracted with Woolpert to provide comprehensive design services for the G.R. Little…

Latest Migratory Inhibitor Technology- Powerful Corrosion Protection of Post-Tensioned Structures!

May 11, 2017 - in Buildings, Structural components

MCI®-309 is a powerful Vapor phase Corrosion Inhibitor powder for corrosion protection of ferrous metals and aluminum in recessed areas, interior cavities and voids. It provides an extremely efficient dry method protecting metals within an enclosed space.…

Tokyo Olympic Stadium Scandal Update: Over 140,000 Signatures Delivered to Japanese Embassies Around the World Demanding No Rainforest Destruction or Human Rights Abuses

May 11, 2017 - in Buildings, Structural components

(TOKYO, BERN, BERLIN & MIRI) This week, activists from around the world are staging protests demanding an immediate halt to the use of tropical wood for construction of the new Olympic facilities in Tokyo. On Wednesday, over 140,000 signatures were delivered…

Oldcastle Precast Revamps Edgewood, Maryland Facility to Produce Underground Precast Products

EDGEWOOD, Md. –  Oldcastle Precast, one of the country's largest precast concrete product manufacturers, has re-equipped their production facility, located at 1401 Trimble Road, in Edgewood, Maryland. The new equipment results in a state-of-the-art National…

136.8-foot Super-Girders Used to Replace Washington’s Miles Creston Bridge

May 8, 2017 - in Buildings

LINCOLN COUNTY, Wash. - As part of the Lincoln County Bridge Replacement Program, Oldcastle Precast of Spokane, Washington fabricated 136.8-foot-long prestressed concrete super-girders for the new Miles Creston Bridge in Lincoln County, Washington. The term…

Video: PERI ACS Core 400 Climbing Formwork

May 6, 2017 - in Buildings, Technology, Video

The new ACS Core 400 Climbing Formwork has been designed specifically for High-Rise cores. The system features a high capacity single stroke cylinder that climbs to the next level in only 20 minutes, while less brackets, anchors and overall parts and pieces…

Architectural Awards Program Highlights Top Copper Projects From This Year and the Past Decade

NEW YORK – It is impossible to miss the stunning Staten Island Courthouse that stands resolutely overlooking the New York harbor. The building’s four copper-clad towers catch the morning light, acting as a beacon for those arriving by ferry. The facility’s…

Worlds Greenest Terminal Launches at Oslo Airport

May 4, 2017 - in Buildings

Designed by Oslo-based practice Nordic-Office of Architecture, the 115,000 sqm expansion to Oslo Airport sets new standards in sustainability. The competition-winning design, which uses snow as a coolant, has achieved the world’s first BREEAM ‘Excellent’…