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Construction Complete on KAI-Designed Addition, Renovation to Concord Missionary Baptist Church Youth Space in Dallas

December 12, 2019 - in Buildings, News

Dallas, TX -  Construction has been completed on an addition and renovation to the youth educational space at Concord Missionary Baptist Church (Concord Church) in Dallas, Texas. KAI provided architecture, interior design and MEP engineering services…

New ASCE Publication Provides an Outline for Incorporating Life-Cycle Concepts into Structures and Infrastructure Systems

December 11, 2019 - in Buildings, News

Reston, Va. – Structural engineering is facing a profound change toward a life-cycle oriented design philosophy in order to address the continuously…

Canadian Scientists invent game-changing granular cement which contributes to reduced greenhouse gases

December 6, 2019 - in Buildings, News

INKAS® scientists have invented the first-of-its-kind granular cement – a major advancement in addressing the deficiencies of one of the world’s…

Video: Metsä Pavilion in Tokyo

November 27, 2019 - in Buildings, Video

Metsä Pavilion will be assembled in Tokyo to host Finland’s Olympic and Paralympic teams during the Summer Olympics of 2020. The Pavilion is made entirely of Kerto® LVL (laminated veneer lumber) elements, which made the construction process fast, light…

Ribbon Cut on New Barnes-Jewish West County Hospital Constructed by KAI Build/PARIC Corporation

November 27, 2019 - in Buildings, News

St. Louis, MO - KAI Build and joint venture partner PARIC Corporation have completed construction on a new 260,000-square-foot Barnes-Jewish West County Hospital in Creve Coeur, Missouri. A ribbon cutting ceremony celebrating the hospital’s grand opening…

Video: Tallest Building in Malaysia Nearly Complete

November 24, 2019 - in Buildings, Video

Construction on Southeast Asia's tallest building, the Exchange 106 skyscraper in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, is in its final stages, and the first tenants are expected to move in as early as December 2019. Exchange 106 stands at a staggering 1,438 feet and boasts…

One Vanderbilt Tops Out in New York

November 22, 2019 - in Buildings, News

AISC certified member fabricator Banker Steel Company recently announced the topping out and completion of the structural steel for One Vanderbilt in New York. One Vanderbilt now claims the title of tallest office tower in Midtown Manhattan.  The tiered…

Rockefeller Group Announces Topping Out of Rose Hill, The Historic Firm’s First Residential Tower in Manhattan

November 21, 2019 - in Buildings, News

NEW YORK, NY – Rockefeller Group, founded more than 90 years ago to develop Rockefeller Center and today a leading U.S. owner and developer of premier properties across various real estate asset types, celebrated the official topping out of Rose…

USGBC Announces Vision for LEED Positive

November 21, 2019 - in Buildings, News

ATLANTA  – Today, during its annual Greenbuild International Conference and Expo being held in Atlanta, Ga., the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) announced LEED Positive – a vision statement and LEED development roadmap that will lay the foundation…

Urban Land Institute’s Greenprint Center Releases Report on Embodied Carbon

November 20, 2019 - in Buildings, News

WASHINGTON  – The Urban Land Institute’s (ULI) Greenprint Center for Building Performance has released a new report, Embodied Carbon in Buildings Materials for Real Estate, explaining how reducing embodied carbon in the construction process can save…