April 26, 2013 - Thornton Tomasetti Project Earns NESEA 2013 Zero Net Energy Building Award
The Coastal Maine Botanical Gardens Bosarge Family Education Center in Boothbay, Maine has been awarded the 2013 Zero Net Energy Building Award by the Northeast Sustainable Energy Association (NESEA).
January 14, 2013 - Bigelow Laboratory for Ocean Sciences Achieves LEED Platinum Certification; First Scientific Research Laboratory to Receive the Designation in Maine
Bigelow Laboratory for Ocean Sciences, which opened a 60,000-square-foot, state-of-the-art science and education campus on the East Boothbay waterfront last month, has achieved confirmation of LEED® Platinum status.
November 12, 2012 - Coastal Maine Botanical Gardens Project Achieves Net-Zero Energy Use Status; Maine's Greenest Building Showcases State’s Commitment to Sustainable Design
The Coastal Maine Botanical Gardens Bosarge Family Education Center, a LEED Platinum certified facility located in Boothbay, Maine, has achieved confirmation of Net-Zero Energy status after a year of operation.
October 21, 2011 - Thornton Tomasetti Project Wins Wood Awards Gold
Thornton Tomasetti’s Waddesdon Archive at Windmill Hill project recently won the Gold prize – the top honor – as well as the Structural award at this year’s Wood Awards, the U.K.’s premier architecture and furniture competition.
August 30, 2011 - The Martin Luther King, Jr. National Memorial Opens To The Public
The much-anticipated Martin Luther King, Jr. National Memorial opened to the public on August 22, 2011, with Thornton Tomasetti providing structural design and construction administration services for the new memorial, which occupies a four-acre site along the Tidal Basin, adjacent to the Franklin D. Roosevelt Memorial.
August 11, 2011 - Thornton Tomasetti Serves As Structural Engineer For The Martin Luther King, Jr. National Memorial
Thornton Tomasetti, the international engineering firm, recently served as the structural engineer for the Martin Luther King, Jr. National Memorial, which will be dedicated on August 28, 2011 in Washington, D.C.
June 27, 2011 - Thornton Tomasetti Project Nabs RIBA Award
A Thornton Tomasetti project was recently awarded a Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA) award. The Windmill Hill Archive and Study Centre in Waddesdon, England is now eligible for consideration for the RIBA Stirling prize, which will be announced at the end of September 2011.
March 23, 2011 - Three Thornton Tomasetti Projects Awarded National Certificates of Recognition by American Institute of Steel Construction
Thornton Tomasetti, the international engineering firm, received three IDEAS2 National Certificates of Recognition from the American Institute of Steel Construction (AISC) for its structural design of Yankee Stadium in the Bronx, N.Y., New Meadowlands Stadium in East Rutherford, N.J. and the Viva ELVIS Theater at ARIA Resort in Las Vegas, N.V.
October 19, 2010 - Thornton Tomasetti’s Les Postawa Recognized For Third Stirling Prize
The 2010 annual Stirling Prize from the Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA) is the third architectural project engineered by a Thornton Tomasetti principal to win the U.K.’s top architectural award.
September 02, 2010 - Thornton Tomasetti Receives NCSEA 2010 Excellence in Structural Engineering Award for The Wild Beast Music Pavilion at CalArts
Thornton Tomasetti, the international engineering firm, received the National Council of Structural Engineers Association’s (NCSEA) 2010 Excellence in Structural Engineering Award for The Wild Beast Music Pavilion at the California Institute of the Arts (CalArts).
June 12, 2012 - Flavorwire: The Most Beautiful Outdoor Theaters in the World
Flavorwire recently listed The Wild Beast Pavilion in Valencia, Calif., as one of the world’s most beautiful outdoor theaters.
February 06, 2012 - Walls & Ceilings: Going to the Chapel
The article looks at our use of a curved steel frame double-wall system at the Cathedral of Hope, Interfaith Peace Chapel in Dallas, Texas.
December 20, 2011 - Huffington Post: 11 Best Architecture Moments of 2011
The Vista Xchange Integrated Civic and Cultural Hub was named one of the 11 Best Architecture Moments of 2011 by the Huffington Post.
December 07, 2011 - Structural Engineer: Form Meets Function
The Memorial comprises three major elements with an abundance of landscaping to integrate it with the historic cherry tree lined perimeter of the Tidal Basin.
July 06, 2011 - YouTube.com: A View of Winspear Opera House
The new Winspear Opera House in Dallas redefines the essence of an opera house for the twenty first century, breaking down barriers to make opera more accessible for a wider audience.
July 01, 2011 - Construction.com: Wild Beast Music Pavilion Video
Craig Hodgetts and Hsinming Fung discuss their new animal-like performance space for the California Institute of the Arts.
February 01, 2011 - Structure: Beauty and the Beast
The new indoor-outdoor music pavilion on the CalArts campus in Valencia, California, is wild but welcoming, featuring a flowing, arched roofline.
December 01, 2010 - Structure: Excellence in Structural Engineering
At their annual meeting in Phoenix in October, NCSEA announced the winners of the 2009 Excellence in Structural Engineering Awards. This awards program annually highlights some of the best examples of structural ingenuity throughout the world.
November 01, 2010 - Temecula thinks ‘big and historic’ with new civic center complex
The $66-million Temecula Civic Center is more than a big, new facility for the city. The development is also a tribute to the history of the area.
October 17, 2010 - LA Times: CalArts unleashes its Wild Beast
California Institute of the Arts’ long-awaited state-of-the-art performance space, the Wild Beast, is up and running, “humming from 9 a.m. to 10 p.m. with classes and performances,” says David Rosenboom, dean of the institute’s Herb Alpert School of Music.
June 01, 2010 - Constructor: The Music Of The Night
The complexity of the new Margot and Bill Winspear Opera House is fully realized not just in the design and painstaking construction of its complex, one-of-a-kind components but also in the management of the process that brought it to fruition.
May 20, 2010 - RIBA: International Award Nominees
The UK Pavilion at the World Expo 2010 Shanghai by Thomas Heatherwick Studios, Timberyard Social Housing in Dublin by O’Donnell & Tuomey and the Anchorage Museum in Alaska by David Chipperfield Architects are the three contenders for the Royal Institute of British Architects’ (RIBA) prestigious RIBA Lubetkin Prize for the best international building by an RIBA member.
December 15, 2009 - Civil Engineer: Bel Canto
A modern interpretation of a traditional performance venue, the design of the new Margot and Bill Winspear Opera House in Dallas, emerged from the close cooperation on the part of engineers, architects and acoustical and theatrical experts that enabled them to overcome such noise and vibration challenges as the structure’s proximity to a major freeway and its location directly beneath the flight path of a Dallas airport.
November 30, 2009 - Huffingtonpost.com: Sin City's Biggest Bet Ever
Sin City is pinning its biggest bet ever — $8.5 billion — on a 67-acre, six-tower complex of striking hotels, gourmet restaurants, swank shops and a single casino that starts opening Tuesday in the heart of the Las Vegas Strip.
November 26, 2009 - NBC: Cal Arts Wild Beast Roars
Architects and the dean of the music department collaborate on a dream addition to the Cal Arts campus.
November 24, 2009 - NY Post: CityCenter cometh
Colossal doesn’t begin to describe CityCenter, that $8.5 billion complex opening on Las Vegas Boulevard next week, which looks to shake up the Strip at a time when the last thing it needs is more competition.
October 29, 2009 - The Economist: Lights down, curtain up
While other cities are tightening their belts, Dallas is polishing its buckle
September 22, 2009 - CalArts: Innovative New Music Pavilion
The Wild Beast, an ingenious new structure on CalArts’ campus, transforms from outdoor performance space to air tight concert and classroom venue.
September 14, 2009 - MGM CityCenter Development Wins Three Coveted Design Certifications
More than three months before it opens, the $8.5 billion CityCenter development has received three Leadership in Energy and Environment Design (LEED) gold certifications from the U.S. Green Building Council.
September 07, 2009 - World Architecture News: Lifting the curtains
Texas wouldn’t be the premier location when one considers a foray into the world of the arts, or at least it wouldn’t have, until now. Billed as the most significant cultural complex in America since New York’s Lincoln Centre, the $354-million Dallas Centre for the Performing Arts is set to open next month to complete the city’s 25 year vision for the 68 acre arts district.
April 27, 2009 - KEYT: What's Right In Santa Maria?
A town known for it’s strawberries,broccoli and it’s original recipe tri-tip barbecue, now comes a new building that may attract more people to the center of Santa Maria than have ever come to the area.
March 21, 2009 - Palm Beach Post: City Center Slideshow
The Palm Beach Post ran a slideshow of the building alongside its New City Center Opens article.
March 21, 2009 - Palm Beach Post: New City Center Opens
Talk about amenities: The city’s first meeting place had a convenient ground-floor jail. But West Palm Beach’s new $154 million City Center, on Dixie Highway across Banyan Boulevard from where that rickety “calaboose” hosted prisoners and pols in 1894, will have far more features that the first one didn’t.
February 07, 2009 - LA Times: CalArts is adding a Wild Beast to its menagerie
Apparently the California Institute of the Arts has a penchant for naming its performing arts venues after animals. First came REDCAT. (OK, it’s technically the Roy and Edna Disney/CalArts Theater at Walt Disney Concert Hall, but who actually calls it that?) Now the cutting-edge arts school is looking into the jaws of the Wild Beast, a new music pavilion soon to open on the school’s Valencia campus.
January 22, 2009 - World Architecture News: Ground broken for Singapore's new icon
Singapore is three months closer to the realisation of a remarkable landmark on the island.
September 01, 2007 - Structural Engineering & Design: A conservationist vision for cutting-edge research
The intent of the Howard Hughes Medical Institute’s Janelia Farm Research Campus was to offer an environment that would stimulate researchers to exchange ideas.
September 01, 2007 - BD&C: The Art of Reconstruction
The Old Patent Office Building in Washington, D.C., completed in 1867, houses two Smithsonian Institution museums—the National Portrait Gallery and the American Art Museum. Collections include portraits of all U.S. presidents, along with paintings, sculptures, prints, and drawings of numerous historic figures from American history, and the works of more than 7,000 American artists.
June 03, 2007 - DallasNews.com: Intimacy of Winspear Opera House
Already rising four stories out of the ground in a concrete horseshoe, the Dallas Center for the Performing Arts’ Margot and Bill Winspear Opera House is starting to take shape.
September 18, 2006 - ArcSpace: Janelia Farm Research Campus
The first of its kind, the Janelia Farm Research Complex transforms accepted patterns of scientific research and typical designs for lab buildings.
January 29, 2003 - NYT: Fort Worth Museum Frames Art in Wide Open Spaces
Drawn by rave reviews in the press and by word of mouth, devotees of art and architecture are streaming here to visit the new home of the Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth.
December 02, 2002 - ArchNewsNow: Creating an Arbor for Art
Just how was Tadao Ando’s design for Modern Art Museum of Ft. Worth translated into a concrete reality? The engineers explain the solutions that range from the exotic to the purely functional.
November 01, 2002 - Prism Magazine: A Museum of Substance
The architect of a new $55 million art museum in Fort Worth is winning praise for his groundbreaking use of concrete, but much of the credit goes to engineers who have developed new ways to use the age- old material.