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U.S. Green Building Council Releases the Top 10 States for LEED, Recognizing Leaders Committed to More Sustainable and Resilient Buildings, Cities and Communities

January 23, 2020 - in Buildings, News

WASHINGTON, D.C.  — As cities and states continue to work toward climate action goals, the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) has announced its list of Top 10 States for LEED green building. For the first time since 2011, Colorado took the top spot…

Western Specialty Contractors Completes Metal Roofing, Siding Façade on New Kansas City Campus for Animal Care Facility

January 9, 2020 - in Buildings, News

St. Louis, MO- The Western Specialty Contractors - Kansas City Roofing and Sheet Metal Branch recently completed installation of metal roofing and siding…

CTA Architects Completes $2.8 Million Historic Façade Restoration of 90-year old, 30-story St. George Tower & Grill Co-op in Brooklyn

January 2, 2020 - in Buildings, News, Projects

CTA Architects has completed an extensive, $2.8 million exterior restoration of the historic, 30-story St. George Tower & Grill co-op residence at…

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 increasing societal, political, economic, and environmental demand for sustainable structural and infrastructural…

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 most widely used building materials. Until now, cement has only been manufactured in its conventional powdered…

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…