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Green Light for Asia’s Largest Passive House Settlement in Qingdao, People’s Republic of China

November 8, 2016 - in News, Projects

Qingdao – Along with working on the world’s largest passive house settlement in Heidelberg, Wolfgang Frey and his team at Frey Architekten are also involved in Asia’s largest passive house settlement. In September 2016 a groundbreaking ceremony for the…

Bentley Systems Announces Winners of 2016 Be Inspired Awards

November 4, 2016 - in Featured, News, Projects

LONDON – The Year in Infrastructure 2016 Conference – Bentley Systems, Incorporated, a leading global provider of comprehensive software solutions…

Atkins’ Innovative Dubai Opera Wins Two Industry Awards

November 3, 2016 - in Awards, News, Projects

Atkins has won 'Project of the Year' and the 'Best Public Building' Awards for the stunning Dubai Opera at the Identity Design Awards 2016. The results…

China Is Leading the New Wave of Towers Rising to 500m and Beyond

October 21, 2016 - in Buildings, News, Projects

China is leading the new wave of mega-tall towers, but locating services such as lifts and cooling towers within these slender giants has required some serious lateral (and vertical) thinking. The Home of Super-Tall If America was the birthplace of the skyscraper,…

Precast/Prestressed Concrete Institute Announces Winners of the 2016 Sidney Freedman Craftsmanship Award

October 21, 2016 - in News, Projects

CHICAGO – The Precast/Prestressed Concrete Institute (PCI) has announced the co-winners of the fifth annual Sidney Freedman Craftsmanship Award, an award that recognizes PCI certified plants for excellence in manufacturing and craftsmanship of architectural…

Trolley Extension into La Jolla: Construction Kicks Off This Week

October 20, 2016 - in News, Projects, Transportation

­A groundbreaking ceremony and community celebration is scheduled Saturday to officially kick off construction of the $2.1 billion extension of the San Diego Trolley’s Blue Line into La Jolla and University City. The 11 a.m. event on the field at The Preuss…

Tensar Helps Transform The Hills at Governor’s Island

October 20, 2016 - in News, Projects

Over the course of the past year, Tensar Corporation took part in a nationally acclaimed project in New York City: The Hills at Governor’s Island. The Hills at Governor’s Island was an abandoned, natural island, previously a military fort, just a few hundred…

Fluor Completes Module Fabrication for Oil Sands Project

October 19, 2016 - in News, Projects

IRVING, Texas & CALGARY, Alberta - Fluor Corporation (NYSE: FLR) announced today that all 358 modules have been fabricated and shipped to the site for its portion of the Fort Hills Energy L.P. oil sands mining project in the Athabasca region of Alberta,…

Designing for a Better Society: ‘Opportunity Space’ to Lead the Way

October 14, 2016 - in News, Projects

Opportunity Space is an international design-build competition challenging multidisciplinary teams to propose a temporary, mobile structure in an effort to support economic opportunity and social inclusion. Its first edition will take place in Malmö, Sweden.…

Washington, D.C., Digital Kiosks and Sensor Network to Harvest a Wealth of Urban Data Including CyberCity 3D Buildings and Maalka Software

October 12, 2016 - in News, Projects

Washington, DC --  At seven feet tall and featuring 55-inch screens, the 30 kiosks coming to downtown D.C. will be much more than glorified digital ad machines. Designed by New York–based Smart City Media, the kiosks will feature timely information relating…