Tag: renovation

Construction Techniques

The Role of Flexible Roofing Membranes in Sustainable Building Design

December 22, 2023

Via: ArchDaily

Our buildings become symbolic of the times we live in, reflecting the spirit of a given era, attending to different needs, lifestyles and functions. “Architecture should speak of its time and place, but yearn for timelessness,” says one of the […]


$12M in Bridge Upgrades and $800M in Kansas River Levee Improvements Spur Renaissance

February 21, 2023

Via: ENR

Construction begins in March to turn the Rock Island Bridge, a Kansas River railroad span, into a route to fun. Built in 1905 to transport millions of cattle to the Kansas City Stockyards, this project will renovate the bridge into […]


Best Renovation/Restoration and Award of Merit Excellence in Safety: Farley Building Redevelopment Phase III

November 14, 2022

Via: ENR

The redevelopment of this New York City Beaux-Arts style historic landmark, which formerly served as the city’s main U.S. Postal Service branch, involved core and shell construction of the James A. Farley Building and an annex building to the west […]

Construction Processes, Financial

Maryland county school board approves $1.2B school P3

October 27, 2020

Via: Construction Dive

PGCPS said that 40% of its buildings that were constructed 60 years ago need either total renovation or replacement. The price tag to modernize the system would be approximately $8.5 billion over 20 years, but PGCPS has only $210 million […]

Construction Processes, Design, Sustainability

Willis Tower becomes largest U.S. building to earn LEED Platinum

January 2, 2020

Via: BDCNetwork

The Willis Tower is currently undergoing a more than $500 million renovation that will transition it from an office building into a neighborhood that delivers life and work experiences. As part of this evolution, Willis Tower, under LEED’s latest v4.1 […]

Construction Processes, Design, Financial, Sustainability

Skanska’s Empire State renovation takes construction to another level

December 16, 2019

Via: Construction Dive

Extreme heights, exacting materials and harsh winter weather were just a few of the challenges facing Skanska USA’s recent renovation of the observation deck on one of the world’s most iconic buildings. Adding to the constraints, the renovation of the […]

Construction Techniques

How BIM technology sets your company apart from the competition

August 15, 2019

Via: Construction Dive

Okland Construction knew it was the underdog in the bid for a $100-million-plus apartment complex project. Unlike its competitors, Okland hadn’t done a project of this type and scale before. But Okland saw an opportunity and decided to go for […]

Construction Processes, Interaction of Expertise

Denver airport renovation delays add 3 more years

June 20, 2019

Via: Construction Dive

In February, the airport said that questions around the compressive strength of the concrete in the Jeppesen Terminal would likely be resolved by April, but that date has come and gone without a definitive answer. An independent consultant hired by […]

Construction Processes, Financial

Indiana to pay $390M subsidy for NBA arena renovation, new soccer stadium

May 3, 2019

Via: Construction Dive

State and local governments are willing to sometimes make these kinds of contributions to sports stadiums and arena projects, especially if a team is being courted by another city or state that is ready to offer a new facility or […]