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Dan Juntunen Elected Chairman of Precast/Prestressed Concrete Institute

April 25, 2017 - in Buildings, News, People

CHICAGO  – Members of the Precast/Prestressed Concrete Institute (PCI) have elected Dan Juntunen as their 2017 chairman. Juntunen is President/CEO of Wells Concrete, Albany, Minn.   “Dan brings a wealth of financial and business acumen to the role…

Urgent Investigation Required as Use of Plywood Likely Linked to Tropical Forest Destruction and Human Rights Abuses Found at Construction Site of New Tokyo Olympic Stadium

April 24, 2017 - in Buildings, Structural components

Citing a significant breach of the commitment to a sustainable 2020 Olympics, Japanese and international environmental groups today called for an urgent…

Wells Fargo Expands Innovation Incubator with Additional $20 Million

April 24, 2017 - in Buildings

DENVER  — Wells Fargo & Company (NYSE: WFC) today announced a $20 million expansion of the Wells Fargo Innovation Incubator (IN2), a program…

Finegold Alexander Architects Complete Comprehensive Plan for Restoration of The First Church of Christ, Scientist

April 13, 2017 - in Buildings, News, Projects

BOSTON - Finegold Alexander is proud to announce it has completed the initial feasibility plan for the repair, restoration and maintenance of The Mother Church Original (TMCO) and The Mother Church Extension (TMCX) for The First Church of Christ, Scientist,…

Thornton Tomasetti Project, Ping An Finance Center in Shenzhen, China, Reaches Completion

April 10, 2017 - in Buildings, Projects

Thornton Tomasetti, the international engineering firm, announces that Ping An Finance Center in Shenzhen, China, has reached completion. The 599-meter supertall tower, for which Thornton Tomasetti provided structural design including performance-based design,…

Stantec’s Plano Office Named 2016 Firm of the Year by AIA Dallas

April 10, 2017 - in Awards, Buildings

The American Institute of Architects (AIA) Dallas Chapter honored Stantec’s Plano office as Firm of the Year during their annual Celebrate Architecture event on Thursday, March 23, at the Nasher Sculpture Center. Companies and professionals from around Dallas…

Arup Appointed as Coordinating Technical Advisor for the Renovation of the Dutch Parliament Buildings Complex

April 10, 2017 - in Buildings

Arup has been appointed as coordinating technical advisor for the renovation of the Binnenhof complex in The Hague, Netherlands. The technical advisor is responsible for the technical aspects of the entire complex, such as energy supply, climate control, ICT…

TVAA Architects Jourdan : Campus, A luminous Building Dedicated to Culture and Knowledge

March 31, 2017 - in Buildings

Designed by Thierry Van de Wyngaert and Véronique Fiegel, the Jourdan Campus for higher education and research brings unites the Ecole Normale Supérieure and the Paris School of Economics. Spread over 12,500 square metres, located opposite the Cité Universitaire…

Texas Children’s Hospital: Aircuity Helps Healthcare Facilities Meet Unique Energy Efficiency and Indoor Environmental Quality Challenges

March 29, 2017 - in Buildings

Texas Children’s Hospital is an internationally recognized full-care pediatric hospital located in the Texas Medical Center in Houston. One of the largest pediatric hospitals in the United States, the hospital is dedicated to providing the finest possible…

AIA 2017: Dow Corning Celebrates 50+ Years of Proven Performance for Silicone Solutions, Provides Design Freedom for Modern Glass Facades

March 27, 2017 - in Buildings, Structural components

MIDLAND, Mich.  – Dow Corning, the global leader in silicones, silicon-based technology and innovation, and a pioneer of Silicone Structural Glazing (SSG) and weatherproofing sealants, has revolutionized the way commercial architects design glass facades.…