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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…

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…

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 independent investigation of the use of tropical formwork plywood that appears to originate from the notorious…

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 that advances emerging clean technologies and startup companies.  IN2, now a $30 million program co-administered…

Seismic Celebrations Present Concern Over Safety In Stadiums

April 13, 2017 - in Buildings, Corporate, News

With his team leading 34-30 in the final minutes of a Wild Card Playoff game against the New Orleans Saints in 2011, Seattle Seahawks running back Marshawn Lynch took a handoff and exploded through the hole, beginning what would turn out to be a 67-yard touchdown…

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…