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Leading UK-Based Design Firm Releases Building Kits for African Droneports
Three landing site buildings are planned for Rwanda by 2020.

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Mass-Timber Talll-Building Competition Picks Two Winners
Two projects split $3 million to demonstrate the viability of tall wood buildings.

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09/16/15 Corps Critiques VA's Construction Program

Corps's VA-requested report says "transformative change" is needed in how VA builds major projects.
09/04/15 Award of Merit, Bridge/Tunnel: St. Patrick's Pedestrian Bridge
An international project team battled unprecedented flooding while treading lightly on Calgary's landscape to build the St. Patrick's Pedestrian Bridge across the Bow River.
09/04/15 Award of Merit, Retail/Mixed-Use Development: Huafa New Town, Phase Six
The project team confronted the challenge of working within the owner's budget while incorporating cutting-edge 3D design talent to work with materials new to the region.
09/04/15 Award of Merit, Airport/Port: South Terminal Redevelopment Program, Denver International Airport
Jeppesen Terminal at Denver International Airport has a new front door.
09/04/15 Best Project, Manufacturing: Goiana Jeep Assembly Plant
Building a massive Jeep assembly plant in rural Brazil required complex coordination between American and Brazilian firms.
09/04/15 Best Project, Power/Industrial (tie): Quest Carbon Capture and Storage Project
Fluor Canada Ltd. helped Shell Oil to create its first utility-scale carbon capture and storage (CCS) project, which will capture and store about 1 million metric tons per year—the equivalent of removing 250,00 vehicles off the roads annually.
09/04/15 Ugandan-South African Team Wins $79M Contract for Kampala Complex

TWED-Group Five joint venture chosen over eight other short-listed contenders.
09/03/15 Best Project, Bridges/Tunnels: P954 Waterfront Development Phase III
A project team with members hailing from seven countries placed the P954 Flyover Bridge in just 10 hours.
09/03/15 Best Project, Retail/Mixed-Use Development: Yas Mall
Teams clock 25 million man hours to build Yas Mall, one of the largest retail developments in the United Arab Emirates.
09/03/15 Best Project, Airports/Ports: Prince Mohammed Bin Abdulaziz Airport
Best Airports/Ports Prince Mohammed Bin Abdulaziz Airport
09/03/15 Best Project, Cultural: Dakar International Congress Center
Dakar International Congress Center Called a Tremendous Achievement. SUMMA’s team overcame stiff challenges to design and build the project in only one year.
09/03/15 Award of Merit, Airports/Ports: Mariposa Land Port of Entry
Merit Airports/Ports Mariposa Land Port of Entry
09/03/15 Best Project, Renovation/Restoration: Lycee Nationale de Cite Soleil
Best Renovation/Restoration Lycee Nationale de Cite Soleil
09/03/15 Best Project, Sports/Entertainment: Baku National Stadium
When Azerbaijan decided to build a world-class stadium in the capital city of Baku, the owners gave the design and construction team an extremely aggressive 24-month deadline.
09/03/15 Best Project, Roads/Highways: Cinta Costera 3
Best Roads/Highways Cinta Costera 3
09/03/15 Award of Merit, Education/Research: Wood Innovation and Design Centre
The Wood Innovation and Design Centre serves as a focal point for academics and professionals seeking to advance the use of wood in construction.
09/03/15 Award of Merit, Government Buildings: U.S. Embassy Compound - Vientiane
Best Government Buildings U.S. Embassy Compound - Vientiane
09/03/15 Best Project, Power/Industrial: Clemson University SCE&G Energy Innovation Center
A truly global design and construction effort made Clemson University’s first-of-its-kind wind turbine drivetrain test center into a reality
09/03/15 Project of the Year: Florida Polytechnic University

Intense collaboration among contractors and designers building the Santiago Calatrava-designed Florida Polytechnic University project resulted in a signature architectural marvel.
09/03/15 Best Project, Residential/Hospitality: Regent Emirates Pearl Hotel
Extensive structural modeling and analysis required to achieve the Regent Emirates Pearl Hotel's complex geometries.
09/03/15 The 2015 Global Best Projects Awards
Industry veterans selected the winners of the Global Best Projects Awards as the most outstanding examples of the risks and rewards - and the hurdles overcome - of designing and building internationally.
09/03/15 Best Project, Rail: Lima Metro Line 1, Phase II
Best Rail Lima Metro Line 1, Phase II
09/03/15 Award of Merit, Rail: Etihad Rail Stage 1 (Shah-Habshan-Ruwais Railway)
Merit Rail Etihad Rail Stage 1 - Shah - Habshan - Ruwais Railway
09/03/15 Construction Week: Denver Implosion Makes Way for Development; Compact Track Loaders Gain Share

Lomma Ordered to Victims of Crane Collapse; Guide Coming for the Repair of Older Concrete Structures
08/24/15 Pulse

news of upcoming projects
08/24/15 A Monumental Makeover for the St. Louis Arch

Many public and private partners worked to fund and build a long-awaited link between the St. Louis Arch and the city’s downtown.
08/11/15 Work on Egypt's Cancer-Care Campus Set To Begin by Year-End

Work set to begin by the end of the year on a nine-million-sq-ft cancer care campus near Cairo.
07/15/15 Urban Farm Coming

Former steel plant to produce edible plants.
07/07/15 Replica of 15th-Century Berlin Palace Still Needs $30 Million for Facade

After more than two years of work, the core and shell is complete for the Baroque replica of the 15th-Century Berlin Palace-Humboldtforum.
07/06/15 The Top 10 Largest Aquarium Tanks

Aquariums are typically built by general contractors with experience in the water and wastewater sectors
06/30/15 Twisted Architecture of Grove at Grand Bay's Towers Is Tough to Resist

Load-balancing acts keep gravity-defying Miami high-rises from tipping over.
05/19/15 Work Begins Anew at Stalled B2 BKLYN Modular High-Rise

Work begins anew at troubled B2 BKLYN, which is planned as the world's tallest volumetric modular building.
05/19/15 Heavy-Timber Proponents Push for 100-Foot-Tall Wood Structures

News from the American Institute of Architects convention, including proposed code changes for heavy timber frames and a new AIA teaming agreement.
05/19/15 Roof Steel Erection Scheduled To Begin This Fall on Falcons' Football Stadium

Roof steel erection scheduled to begin this fall at Atlanta Falcons stadium
05/13/15 Danger: Railroad Crossings

11.2-million-sq-ft first phase of air-rights development is at the mercy of the track outages offered by the Long Island Railroad
05/13/15 Manhattan's Hudson Yards District Takes Off

New York City's rezoned Hudson Yards District starts to sizzle with construction activity.
04/27/15 Engineers Seek Stronger Seismic Resilience from Building Frames

Seismic experts examine strategies to make buildings more robust at New Zealand earthquake engineering conference.
03/24/15 Mind-Bender In Upper Manhattan

Southern portion of 15-story building has wild geometry, little repetition, architectural concrete and cantilevered and sloped floors.
03/16/15 Best K-12 Education Project

The project took 10 months from groundbreaking to completion.
03/16/15 Clemson Renewables Research Center is ENR Editors' Choice for Best of the Best 2014

The project team overcame huge engineering and construction challenges in building the world’s first testing facility of its kind.
03/16/15 Health Care: Naval Hospital at Camp Pendleton

The fast-paced delivery method provides a model for future government health care projects.
03/16/15 Higher Educatiom/Specialty: Fla. Polytechnic University Innovation Science and Technology Building

Innovation Science &Technology Building came in on time and on budget despite the many challenges of the design of Santiago Calatrava.
03/16/15 Highway, Bridge: I-5 Willamette River Bridge

Bridge is Oregon’s largest single-arch span.
03/16/15 Interior, Tenant Improvement: Carter’s Inc.
An 11-story interior fit-out was accomplished in just 20 weeks.
03/16/15 Landscape/Urban Development: The Crest at Galvez Plaza

Urban revitalization project incorporated metal structure with unusual engineering and execution.
03/16/15 Manufacturing: Boeing Center South, Chinook H-47 Focus Factory Conversion

The five-year program transformed the company's historic 85-year-old industrial helicopter production complex through several major capital improvement projects.
03/16/15 Sports, Entertainment: Hatfield-Dowlin Complex

Team takes to field to resolve site issues
03/11/15 Excellence in Safety: Banner Estrella Medical Center Addition
The safety plan implemented for the 279,000-sq-ft, six-story Banner Estrella hospital tower in Phoenix by McCarthy Building Cos. not only established new safety standards that are now used on all of the firm’s projects, but also contributed to zero lost-time injuries and a recordable incident rate of 0.47 during more than 850,000 worker hours.
03/11/15 Office, Mixed-Use Project: Novartis East Hanover Campus Transformation
Novartis transforms its headquarters campus in 24 months to create a world-class work environment to foster collaboration and innovation.
03/11/15 Renovation, Restoration: Restoration and Redevelopment of Pier A
The pier was transformed into tenant space.
03/11/15 Government, Public Buildings: NYC Parks Beach Restoration Modules
The project team designed and deployed 35 steel-framed modular units to replace structures destroyed by Superstorm Sandy.
03/11/15 Residential, Hospitality: Streamsong Resort
Situated on an old phosphate mine, this luxury golf, spa and nature retreat was one of the most remote projects in this year’s batch of winners.
03/11/15 Cultural, Worship: The Wallis

The 500-seat proscenium-arch theater in the heart of Beverly Hills couples modernist-style design to a historic U.S. Post Office.
03/11/15 Green Project: Energy Innovation Laboratory
Idaho Falls nuclear energy lab targets LEED Gold, but achieves LEED Platinum.
03/11/15 Small Project: Caltech KISS Tolman-Bacher Compound
The $4.35-million project transformed a 1920s-era residence into a modern compound
03/03/15 Heavy Snowfalls Taking Toll on New England Roofs

Boston has recorded 100 inches of snow in a season for only the second time on record.
03/02/15 Construction of Tallest African Tower Planned for June Start

Skyscraper in Casablanca would become Africa's tallest structure
02/27/15 Singapore Airport Atrium to Use Rain To Create 40-Meter-Tall Indoor Waterfall

1.3-million sq ft retail mall centerpiece of Singapore's airport will feature an indoor garden with a 40-meter-tall waterfall created by draining roof rainwater.
02/20/15 Work To Resume on Stalled London Skyscraper Project

With its truncated concrete core standing idle for several years, work on one of London’s tallest buildings is set to be revived following the acquisition of the project, formerly known as the Pinnacle, in a deal announced on February 20.
02/18/15 Sinkhole Fix Proceeds at Corvette Museum in Bowling Green, Ky.

A year after a giant sinkhole swallowed eight rare sports cars, contractors employing complicated geotechnical repairs indicate that the Corvette Museum will reopen in June.
01/28/15 Team Building 1,397-ft 432 Park Avenue Tower Went to Extremes to Make It White

First high-strength concrete supertower with white concrete puts team on edge.
12/30/14 U.S. Supertowers, Megaprojects Retake Center Stage

Supertowers are popping up in cities across the U.S., megadevelopments are back and trends in green buildings and modular construction continue.
12/10/14 Canal Lockmaster's House To Be Restored on National Mall

A project to rescue a dilapidated, 178-year-old house on the edge of Washington, D.C.'s National Mall won a $1-million grant on Dec. 9 from American Express.
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