November 02, 2014 - LA Times: The Wilshire Grand is seismically chic
Principal Len Joseph explains our efforts to enhance the seismic performance of the Wilshire Grand Center in Los Angeles, California. At 73 stories, the project will be the tallest building in the Western United States.
October 22, 2014 - AECCafe: ZA’ABEEL PARK OBSERVATION TOWER in Dubai by XTEN Architecture
This project is for a recent competition organized by ThyssenKrupp Elevator for the creation of an Observation Tower located in a cultural park just off axis from the main skyscraper boulevard in Dubai, Sheikh Khalifa Bin Zayed Road.
October 15, 2014 - A/N Blog: The Pavilion at Brookfield Place
It is impossible not to notice The Pavilion at Brookfield Place from almost any viewpoint near it’s location on 100 West Street.
September 24, 2014 - NY Daily News: City promises to restore historic Harlem watchtower
They have been waiting for decades for the city to restore the historic fire watchtower in Marcus Garvey Park.
September 16, 2014 - Materials World: Sky the limit for tall buildings
Although concrete’s pre-eminence in tall structures will not be threatened for some time, that isn’t constraining research into new materials.
August 28, 2014 - Business Korea: Lotte Opens Skyscraper in Hanoi
The building, resembling the country’s traditional dress of Ao Dai, is expected to become a new landmark of the country. – See more at: http://www.businesskorea.co.kr/article/6071/changing-hanois-sky-lotte-opens-skyscraper-hanoi#sthash.8hGPibQF.dpuf
August 20, 2014 - Civil + Structural Engineer: Roosevelt Island Tramway
An article on the Roosevelt Island Tramway (page 55), which spans the East River between Manhattan and Queens, New York, notes Thornton Tomasetti’s involvement in the original project as well as the more recent system upgrades.
August 19, 2014 - Arch Daily: Florida Polytechnic IST Campus
An article on the completion of the Santiago Calatrava-designed 170-acre campus and central building for Florida Polytechnic University mentions that it will open with a ceremony on Saturday, August 16, and lists Thornton Tomasetti as the structural engineer.
August 05, 2014 - Vikings.com: 400,000 Pound Piece Of Steel Raised At New Stadium
The second piece of structural steel was raised recently at the site of the new Vikings stadium. This is the second biggest piece of steel for the entire project and weighs more than 400,000 pounds.
July 29, 2014 - IndyStar: Eskenazi Health invites public to its healing garden
For hospitals these days, the healing environment goes beyond providing medical care. It refers to sweeping atriums, indoor waterfalls, stone work on the walls and other ways to bring nature inside. At Eskenazi Health, that healing environment starts before you reach the hospital doors.