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Simpson Strong-Tie Publishes Strong-Rod® Design Guide for Engineering Mid-Rise Buildings to Resist Seismic and High-Wind Forces

August 4, 2021 - in Buildings, News

Pleasanton, Calif. — Simpson Strong-Tie, the leader in engineered structural connectors and building solutions, today published the newest edition of its Strong-Rod Design Guide to help engineers, architects, and builders achieve continuous load paths in…

ACPV designs new office tower for Milan headquarters of A2A

August 4, 2021 - in Buildings, News

International architecture and interior design practice Antonio Citterio Patricia Viel (ACPV) unveils the design for the new Milan headquarters of Italian…

Annual Request for Concrete Research Proposals Now Open

August 2, 2021 - in News, Structural components

FARMINGTON HILLS, Mich.  – The ACI Foundation’s Concrete Research Council seeks to advance the concrete industry through the funding of concrete…

Skanska invests EUR 47M, about SEK 480M, in a new building in the office complex Centrum Południe in Wroclaw, Poland

July 29, 2021 - in Buildings, News

Skanska invests EUR 47M, about SEK 480M, in a new building in the office complex Centrum Południe in Wroclaw, Poland. The 13-storey office building will have a total leasable area of around 21,500 square meters and will offer 200 underground parking places.…

Stantec-designed Covina Transit Center Opens to Public

July 21, 2021 - in Buildings

Three-acre, $13.8 million Foothill Transit facility provides reliable transit connecting the San Gabriel Valley to Downtown Los Angeles Covina, CA - The Foothill Transit Covina Transit Center, a Park & Ride facility, recently opened to the public offering…

New U.S. Embassy in Jakarta, Indonesia Achieves LEED® Gold Certification

July 19, 2021 - in Buildings, News

In recognition of the Department’s commitment to environmental leadership and sustainable design, the new U.S. Embassy in Jakarta, Indonesia achieved Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) Gold certification from the United States Green Building…

Tokyo 2020’s Olympic venues combine tradition with the future

July 15, 2021 - in Buildings, News

Lausanne, Switzerland, 15 July 2021 – Tradition and modernity are never far apart in Tokyo, the Japanese capital, where ryokas, teahouses and ancient shrines sit beside glass skyscrapers, capsule hotels and robot cafés. No wonder then that…

Woolpert Converting Delaware County’s Bicentennial Barn Into 4-Season Event Center

July 12, 2021 - in Buildings, News

Delaware County's Bicentennial Barn was one of 88 barns, one for each county, featured as part of the 200th anniversary of Ohio’s statehood in 2003. The two-story, 4,800-square-foot structure was built in 1910. Photo courtesy of Woolpert The firm is providing…

Sustainable New Concrete Mix from AEEE To Reduce Cement’s Global Carbon Footprint, Boosts Tensile Strength by Over 100% While Reducing Total Costs by More Than 50%

July 12, 2021 - in Buildings, News, Structural components

INFOGRAPHIC 1: Cement's Annual Emissions Footprint Peer Review Confirms Revolutionary Concrete Strength and Durability  NEW YORK - AEEE Capital Holding & Advisory Group today announced the completion of a peer review led by Dr. Maher Tadros, Founding…

Construction sector must ‘clean up its act’ on decarbonisation says Rocky Mountain Institute

July 9, 2021 - in Buildings

Residential and commercial buildings account for roughly 29% of total US greenhouse gas emissions, Construction regulators have been told by the Rocky Mountain Institute (RMI) that the sector must cut carbon emissions and march quickly to net-zero. Residential…