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No Small Plans for 62-acre South Loop Site Along Chicago River

May 11, 2018 - in Land Development, News, Projects

A developer has taken the wraps off one of the most ambitious real estate projects ever conceived in Chicago, laying out plans to construct 13 million square feet of buildings — including skyscrapers up to 950 feet tall — on a riverfront site connecting…

Friends of BelovED Community Charter School 2, Urbahn Architects, and Hollister Construction Services Break Ground for New $12.5 Million Middle School in Jersey City, NJ

April 20, 2018 - in Buildings, Land Development, Projects

Developer Friends of BelovED Community Charter School 2, Inc. and the project team of Urbahn Architects and construction manager Hollister Construction…

The Stantec Team is Making Progress on the Imagine Clearwater Downtown Revitalization Project

April 16, 2018 - in Land Development

TAMPA, FL: The City of Clearwater approved international consulting design firm Stantec to provide architecture and engineering services on Imagine Clearwater,…

Michael Baker International Selected to Design and Develop the Livingston Executive Airport in Louisiana

Pittsburgh (March 21, 2018) - Michael Baker International, a global leader in engineering, planning and consulting services, today announced that it was recently selected by the Livingston Parish Airport District to design and develop the new Livingston Executive…

$2 Billion Riverline Mega-Development Divides into Separate Residential Projects

March 16, 2018 - in Land Development, News, Projects

Less than two years after breaking ground on one of Chicago’s most ambitious residential developments, Riverline’s owners have split the $2 billion plan into two projects along the Chicago River. Riverline’s developers said the eight-tower South Loop…

Haiti: Eight Years After

Miyamoto International created a video of the eight-year anniversary of the earthquake that devastated Haiti, describing improvements that have been made to make the new buildings (and people) more earthquake resistant.

Video: Under a Collapsed Building

I’m in Mexico City a week after the earthquake and this is our first day assisting a local engineering team. A seven-story concrete office building has collapsed. They call it Site 286. More than 40 people died here, probably the largest number of fatalities…

Civil Engineers Gather Resilience Data in Mexico Post Earthquake

November 15, 2017 - in Land Development

Mexico City – The American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) Infrastructure Resilience Division (IRD) has a team of experts in Mexico City, Mexico this week to gather information on infrastructure resilience in earthquakes, following the Sept. 19 quake.…

Motherboard Investigates the Uncertain Future of Nuclear Cleanup in America

Inside Colorado's Rocky Flats National Wildlife Refuge, a former Superfund site that embodies the painful past and uncertain future of nuclear cleanup in America. The Raid Dominick "Dom" Sanchini wasn't sorry until he got caught. He was, at the time, a third-year…

Seoul Transforms Aging Overpass into Skygarden

Seoul has embraced a series of urban-planning projects to make public spaces more attractive to pedestrians. The latest is Seoullo 7017, an old highway overpass that has been converted into a garden in the sky. Much like New York City's Highline, the…