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KWK Architects Designs First Residential Colleges at the University of Oklahoma

October 16, 2017 - in Buildings

Webster Groves, MO - Utilizing the "residential college" community model, higher education design experts KWK Architects, partnered with architect of record ADG Architects of Oklahoma City, recently completed the first residential colleges in Oklahoma at the…

Fall Ideal Time to Prepare Structures for Winter From Roof to Foundation

October 11, 2017 - in Buildings

St. Louis, MO - Winter is right around the corner. With the changing seasons comes freeze and thaw cycles, falling pine needles and leaves, organic growth…

CINTEC North America Announces Restoration of the Historic Simpson Tower in Toronto

October 6, 2017 - in Buildings, News, Projects

CINTEC North America, designer and manufacturer of the CINTEC Reinforcing Anchor System, announces it recently helped restore the Simpson Tower, a famous…

Ancient Construction Serves As A Model For Today’s Earthquake-Safe Buildings

October 2, 2017 - in Buildings

The pagoda at the Horyu-ji temple in Japan is a testament to architectural design that was ahead of its time. Built in 607 AD, the 122-foot-tall structure is still standing, now one of the world’s oldest wooden buildings at 1,410 years old. It’s also an…

Siemens Establishes Americas Digital Service Center to Help Transform Building Technologies Industry

September 27, 2017 - in Buildings, Technology

Siemens has announced it is investing $14 million a year to establish a Digital Service Center in Austin, Texas for its Building Technologies Division that expands its capabilities to help customers collect and convert data into real-time knowledge for faster,…

Ally & Crescent Communities Announce New Office Tower in Charlotte

September 22, 2017 - in Buildings

CHARLOTTE, N.C. – Ally Financial Inc. (NYSE: ALLY), a leading digital financial services company, and Crescent Communities, a nationally recognized, real estate company specializing in the development of single family, multifamily and commercial/mixed use…

OSU Wexner Medical Center Chooses HDR for New Hospital Tower

September 22, 2017 - in Buildings, News, Projects

The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center has selected HDR as the architect to program and develop a concept for a new addition to its Columbus, Ohio campus. A new hospital tower is part of the university’s campus expansion plan, Framework 2.0, and…

Video: Port of Los Angeles Automated Terminal

September 18, 2017 - in Buildings, Project management, Video

The Port of Los Angeles TraPac Terminal is a fully automated technologically advanced terminal. The TraPac Terminal Automation Project features automatic stacking cranes and fully automated straddle carriers to advance the Port of Los Angeles' competitive…

American Institute of Steel Construction: A Happy SteelDay Special Offer

September 15, 2017 - in Buildings

As a way of saying thank you for your interest in structural steel, AISC is offering a SteelDay special on the new 15th edition of the AISC Steel Construction Manual. If you are in the United States and purchase a copy of the manual on SteelDay, you will receive…

U.S. Bank Stadium Welcomed More Than 66,000 Football Fans Through ASSA ABLOY Openings at First Monday Night Game of 2017 Season

September 15, 2017 - in Buildings

NEW HAVEN, Connecticut — The state-of-the-art U.S. Bank Stadium – home of the Minnesota Vikings – showed it’s ready for some football this year at the first Monday night game of the 2017 season where 66,606 fans entered the facility through the more…