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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…

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…

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…

Global Design Firm Populous’ New York Office Finds its New Home in The Starrett-Lehigh Building

November 18, 2019 - in Buildings, News, Projects

RXR Realty’s Starrett-Lehigh Building; image provided by RXR.   NEW YORK – November 18, 2019 – Global designers Populous, the firm behind such iconic buildings  as Yankee Stadium, Citi Field, Allianz Field, and Tottenham and Wembley Stadiums,…

Thornton Tomasetti Shares Results of Comprehensive Embodied Carbon Measurement Study

November 15, 2019 - in Buildings, Featured, News, Structural components

Co-Initiator of 2050 Structural Engineers Challenge Urges Peers to Contribute Data, Commit to Creating More Efficient Structures to Mitigate Climate Change   (New York) - Thornton Tomasetti, the international engineering firm, has released results from…