April 26, 2013 - PRMaine.com: Oak Street Lofts wins Charles L. Edson Tax Credit Excellence Award in Green Housing
Oak Street Lofts, a LEED Platinum-certified affordable housing community in Portland developed and owned by Avesta Housing, has been named the winner of the 19th Annual Charles L. Edson Tax Credit Excellence Awards in the category of Green Housing.
April 22, 2013 - AIA: Matarozzi & Pelsinger Building Wins Award
The American Institute of Architects (AIA) and its Committee on the Environment (COTE) has selected 355 11th Street: The Matarozzi/Pelsinger Multi-Use Building, in San Francisco by Aidlin Darling Design as the inaugural recipient of the Top Ten Plus.
April 16, 2013 - CTBUH: Shanghai Tower Reaches 500 Meters
The Shanghai Tower, which is still under construction, reached 501 meters (1,643 feet) April 11, surpassing the neighboring Jin Mao Building and the World Financial Center. Shanghai Tower is now the second tallest structure in China, and will become the tallest building when it reaches completion in 2014.
April 15, 2013 - CTBUH: Predominant Motivations for Building Tall
Watch Dennis Poon and Richard Tomasetti discuss building trends in the 21st Century with the Council on Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat.
April 15, 2013 - USGBC: Continuing Education Q&A with Thornton Tomasetti
Corporate Sustainability Officer Amy Hattan and Project Architect Rachel Michelin talk about Thornton Tomasetti’s approach to professional development and our green internal training program.
March 27, 2013 - CityBizList: Thornton Honored With ASCE OPAL Award
Thornton Tomasetti Founding Principal Charles H. Thornton, Ph.D., P.E., Hon. AIA, Hon. ASCE, NAE was among five individuals honored by the American Society of Civil Engineers’ Outstanding Projects and Leaders (OPAL) program for their lifetime achievements at a black-tie gala on March 21 in Arlington, Va.
March 21, 2013 - Architizer: Barclays Center Wins Architizer+ Award
Barclays Center in Brooklyn, New York has won an Architizer A+ Awards in the entertainment category.
March 21, 2013 - Architizer: Carrasco Wins Architizer+ Award
Carrasco International Airport has won an Architizer A+ Awards in the transportation category.
March 13, 2013 - TheNational: Kingdom Tower set to rise
In the sleepy dusty outskirts of Jeddah, a giant is preparing to finally rise. In the Saudi Arabian desert 20 kilometres north of the ancient city, the contractors Mace and EC Harris are scheduled to start construction on April 1 of what they say will one day be the world’s tallest tower.
March 01, 2013 - Structure Mag: Bringing It All In-House
Building Information Modeling Manager Josh Bradshaw talks about how Thornton Tomasetti provides single-source engineering services to our clients through the use of building information modeling.
March 01, 2013 - Civil Engineering: The Art of Healing [PDF]
The 1.6-million-sf expansion of Johns Hopkins Hospital in Baltimore, Md. is this month’s cover story. Managing Principal Wayne Stocks and Vice President Zach Kates discuss the structural design challenges of the 205-bed Charlotte R. Bloomberg Children’s Center and the 355-bed Sheikh Zayed Bin Sultan Al Nahayan Tower.
February 13, 2013 - CAF: A Look Under Chicago's Block 37
Join Joseph Burns for a look beneath the skin of this complex project: the structure and foundations and how it was constructed. He will also explain provisions for a future train station to the airport beneath the block and future residential towers along Randolph.