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Cintec North America Announces Restoration and Anchoring Work on Massey Hall, Famed Canadian Concert Venue

July 11, 2019 - in Buildings, News

North American firm helps complete restoration of historic Toronto building Cintec North America announces its reinforcement anchors offer stability and support during the revitalization of Canada’s most renowned concert venue, Massey Hall. As Massey Hall…

Reaching New Heights in Boston with our Newest WELL-Certified Building

July 8, 2019 - in Buildings, News

Inside the tallest building in Boston, Jacobs’ newest WELL™ - certified location at the John Hancock Tower or 120 Saint James, seats more than 200…

AISI Publishes New Research Report on Strength of Steel-To-Steel Screw Connections – Update to Provisions

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The American Iron and Steel Institute (AISI) has published a new research report that reviews the existing provisions of AISI S100-16,…

Leers Weinzapfel Associates Completes UMass Amherst North Chiller Plant

June 27, 2019 - in Buildings, News

Boston, MA – Leers Weinzapfel Associates’ new 10,592-square-foot chiller plant at the University of Massachusetts Amherst is the latest in the firm’s extensive portfolio of infrastructure work. A component of the university’s 2012 Campus Master Plan,…

Aircuity Exhibiting and Presenting alongside IWBI During Upcoming Conference for University Business Officers

June 26, 2019 - in Buildings, News

NEWTON, Mass., USA – Aircuity, (www.aircuity.com), creator of measurably better environments, will be highlighting the benefits of its platform for optimizing ventilation to create healthier environments on campus at the 2019 National Association for College…

2019 Excellence in Structural Engineering Awards Winners

June 25, 2019 - in Awards, Buildings, Featured, News

Chicago, IL: Winners of the Structural Engineers Association of Illinois (SEAOI) 2019 Excellence in Structural Engineering Awards were announced at the 2019 Annual Banquet, held on June 22, 2019 at Ignite Glass Studio in Chicago, IL. This design competition…

DeSimone Designs First Ground-Up Commercial Development in Williamsburg, Brooklyn

June 20, 2019 - in Buildings, News

DeSimone Consulting Engineers, a leading engineering firm with offices worldwide, served as structural engineer for Williamsburg, Brooklyn’s first ground-up commercial development in more than 40 years. Located at 25 Kent Avenue near the East River waterfront,…

Terra Drone India undertakes digital preservation of 16th century monument, Charminar, in India

June 14, 2019 - in Buildings, News

Hyderabad, India – Hyderabad-based drone startup Terra Drone India has successfully completed a multi-sensor, multi-platform scanning of internationally recognized landmark Charminar. Built in 1591, the monument, which is often called as ‘Arc de Triomphe…

Dow and USGBC Launch Carbon Challenge to Encourage Reductions in Buildings’ Operational Carbon Footprint

June 14, 2019 - in Buildings, News

MIDLAND, Mich  – Dow and the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) announced today a Carbon Challenge that looks to address the increasing built environment growth by encouraging reductions in the operational carbon footprint of buildings. The Carbon…

Healthy Residence Halls Promote Student Physical Activity, Utilize Sustainable Construction Materials

June 12, 2019 - in Buildings, News

St. Louis, MO-  In 1984, the World Health Organization suggested that up to 30% of new and renovated buildings had excessive complaints related to indoor air quality, which was directly related to Sick Building Syndrome. According to the EPA, Sick Building…