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Construction Processes, Design, Interaction of Expertise

Portland Transit Tunnel Concept Under Exploration

August 19, 2019

Via: ENR

A Metro and TriMet-led discussion about future solutions for mass transit throughout Portland led to the concept of a tunnel under the Willamette River in downtown Portland. That concept has turned into an official tunnel study as Metro and TriMet […]


Construction Processes, Design

How Millennials, Gen Z, and technology are changing workplace design

July 12, 2019

Via: BDCNetwork

The evolution of technology and the Internet of Things, in particular, is transforming how and where we work, the ways in which we collaborate, and our daily experiences with colleagues. The entrance of younger generations into the workforce is further […]


Construction Processes, Design

Regional Design Work Remains Steady Even as Fees Tighten, Uncertainties Rise

June 11, 2019

Via: ENR

The West continues to outperform most other regions in terms of population growth, economic stability and demand for construction and design services. Market strengths include hospitality, health care, housing and offices. “We see multifamily housing staying strong throughout 2019 and […]


Construction Processes, Design

Studio ORD wins design contract for $8.5bn expansion of Chicago’s O’Hare International Airport

June 4, 2019

Via: Construction Global

Studio ORD will work alongside the Chicago Department of Aviation (CDA) and key stakeholders to drive the design concept for the expansion programme which will provide a new Global Concourse and Global Terminal for O’Hare International Airport. The CDA hope […]


Construction Processes, Design

Georgia Tech Research Institute adds 350,000 sf of specialized tech facilities

May 21, 2019

Via: BDCNetwork

Georgia Tech Research Institute (GTRI) has completed a $42 million redevelopment project that includes two specialized technical facilities across 350,000 sf on the Cobb South Campus in Marietta, Ga. In December 2017, GTRI purchased four buildings on an unused 52-acre […]


Construction Processes, Design, Financial

Atlanta’s $5B Gulch project emerges as Centennial Yards

May 16, 2019

Via: Construction Dive

While developers are seeking tenants for Centennial Yards and planning amenities like concert venues and museums, a local citizens group has filed a lawsuit against Atlanta in an attempt to block the city’s use of publicly funded bonds to help […]


Construction Processes, Design

Teaching on the cutting edge of design

April 24, 2019

Via: BDCNetwork

University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign Chancellor Robert Jones and local academic and civic leaders recently broke ground on a new Campus Instructional Facility that is meant to celebrate the cooperation between architecture and engineering. The structure celebrates how architecture and […]


Construction Processes, Design

$1B Las Vegas Circa Resort & Casino starts concrete work

April 18, 2019

Via: Construction Dive

Circa joins the list of $1 billion-plus megaprojects underway in Sin City right now. In fact, local construction employment growth of 8.8% in the area last year was more than twice that of the rest of the nation (4%), the […]


Construction Processes, Design

Stadium architect Populous designs largest esports arena in Western Hemisphere

April 1, 2019

Via: Construction Dive

Fusion Arena will be part of the Philadelphia Sports Complex, along with the Wells Fargo Center, Lincoln Financial Field and Citizens Bank Park. Cordish and Comcast are also developing an $80 million Class A office tower project there. Esports is […]


Construction Processes, Design, Financial

McCarthy-HITT JV wins $712M design-build contract for NGA HQ

March 22, 2019

Via: Construction Dive

Since the NW2 project is federally funded, the contract sets diversity requirements. Almost 7% of the construction workforce must be women, and each trade, such as carpenters and electricians, must have 14.7% minority participation. The St. Louis Building Construction Trades […]