Tag: design

Construction Processes, Construction Techniques, Design

The balancing act: Efficiency and beauty in design and construction

September 10, 2019

Via: BDCNetwork

No one sets out to make an ugly building. And yet, this is often the result – a walk of any size in any place shows building after building that did not start where it seems to have ended up. […]

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 Techniques

DOE offers $35M for energy-efficient construction tech

May 8, 2019

Via: Construction Dive

The DOE’s mission is to help address energy challenges in the U.S. through science and technology, and commercial buildings have long been an agency focus. According to the department, commercial buildings use 20% of the country’s power. In order to […]

Construction Processes, Financial

Chicago readies $2B Red, Purple Line modernization

May 1, 2019

Via: Construction Dive

In December, the CTA announced its selection of Fluor Corp. and Walsh Construction Co. to engineer, design and build the first phase of the RPM project. The two will work together as a joint venture under a $1.2 billion contract, […]

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, Interaction of Expertise

Duke University’s snub a ‘major setback’ to $3B North Carolina light rail project

March 1, 2019

Via: Construction Dive

Durham Mayor Steve Schewel suggested that GoTriangle might resort to eminent domain in order to see the highly anticipated light-rail project through to fruition, The News & Observer reported. A $237 million tunnel underneath Durham increased construction costs to from […]

Construction Processes, Design

Design unveiled for U.S. embassy in New Delhi

February 27, 2019

Via: BDCNetwork

Weiss/Manfredi recently revealed the design for the new U.S. embassy campus in new Delhi, India. The design will restore the modernist Chancery Building and recast the 28-acre embassy compound into a multi-functional campus. The first phase of the long-term master […]

Construction Processes, Design

Design team unveils Terminal Modernization Program at Pittsburgh International Airport

February 26, 2019

Via: BDCNetwork

The design concept for the Terminal Modernization Program at Pittsburgh International Airport was unveiled on February 20 at a State of the Airport event and approved by the Allegheny County Airport Authority Board. The new terminal, designed by a joint […]

Construction Processes, Design, Legal, Uncategorized

Wynn alleges Resorts World Las Vegas ‘pirated’ iconic design

January 2, 2019

Via: Construction Dive

In response to the court action, Genting said in a written statement that it is reviewing the complaint and that it will “strenuously defend the claim and take all necessary legal action, as appropriate.” Genting said it would file its […]