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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, Interaction of Expertise

Building the wall: A construction timeline

April 4, 2019

Via: Construction Dive

A cornerstone to President Donald Trump’s agenda, construction of a wall along the U.S.-Mexico border has stirred up controversy from its earliest mentions on the campaign trail. Even after scaling back his vision for a “great big wall” of concrete […]


Sustainability

Los Angeles development booming

March 14, 2019

Via: Construction Dive

Downtown Los Angeles (DTLA) is in the midst of a building boom. With residential, commercial, retail, office space underway, developers are meeting strong demand for an urban live-work-play lifestyle in the city. At the end of 2018, there were almost […]


Construction Processes, Design, Financial

$1B Boston hospital expansion will include disaster, flood protection

February 25, 2019

Via: Construction Dive

Mass General must still raise the money to pay for the new structure, which will be at least 12 stories and provide 450-plus beds. The building also will feature cancer and heart centers, operating and exam rooms and other patient […]


Construction Processes, Design

AEC firms practice what they preach

February 11, 2019

Via: BDCNetwork

AEC firms that have been pushing wellness for years say they finally have a receptive ear with developers and owners. “Developers sell this; they see it as an exciting new trend,” says Colin Rohlfing, AIA, LEED AP, Vice President and […]


Construction Processes, Design

How Building Design Has Evolved in the Wake of Increased Natural Disasters

December 28, 2018

Via: ConstructConnect

Every time you turn on the news, it seems like another natural disaster has struck in some part of the world. From major floods and hurricanes to earthquakes and tornadoes, natural disasters of all types are becoming increasingly common around […]


Construction Processes, Design

A building designed by architects, for architects

October 23, 2018

Via: BDCNetwork

The new Kansas State University College of Architecture Planning and Design, designed by Ennead Architects + BNIM, is an interdisciplinary facility that hopes to train future designers by placing a focus on collaboration and direct fabrication. The building will house […]


Construction Processes, Design

Report: Expect more and taller skyscrapers

August 28, 2018

Via: Construction Dive

Building to great heights requires a great degree of innovation and as contractors build higher, they must acquire the necessary expertise. For example, standard elevator rope cannot be used for a single ground floor-to-top floor trip in supertall buildings like […]


Construction Processes, Interaction of Expertise

$3B Hudson Yards tower tops July’s construction starts

August 20, 2018

Via: Construction Dive

In April, The Spiral’s developer Tishman Speyer secured a $1.8 billion construction loan from private equity company Blackstone, adding to the $2 billion of equity Tishman Speyer has sunk into the project. Chinese investors have also put an undisclosed amount […]


Construction Techniques

University of Hawaii’s new Administration & Allied Health Building nears completion

April 18, 2018

Via: BDCNetwork

The University of Hawaii West Oahu campus is nearing the completion of its newest building, the 43,000-sf Administration and Allied Health Building. The new $36 million facility consolidates office space for campus leadership into a single location and also provides […]