Structures + Buildings

News and announcements about specific structures and buildings, and related structural engineering news.

Also includes: Building MaterialsLand DevelopmentResidentialSafety, and Project Delivery.

First mass timber high-rise building in U.S. cleared for construction

The Framework Project, LLC received approval for a building permit allowing construction of the first wood, high-rise structure in the U.S.

District DOT selects CH2M for design-build replacement of H Street Bridge

As part of the ongoing building boom in America's capital city, the District Department of Transportation selected CH2M as its consultant for the design-build replacement of the H Street Bridge, spanning 24 rail tracks at Union Station, Washington, D.C.

NV5 acquires RDK Engineers

NV5 Global, Inc., a provider of professional and technical engineering and consulting solutions, acquired Richard D. Kimball Co., Inc. (RDK).

Researchers evaluate ACI system for categorizing formed concrete surfaces

Researchers concluded a project that examined and evaluated the American Concrete Institute’s Guide to Formed Concrete Surfaces (ACI 347.3R-13).

Oldcastle Precast bridge projects win PCI Design Excellence Awards

Oldcastle Precast’s Skilton Road Bridge Rehabilitation and Interstate-10 Tex Wash Bridge Emergency Replacement Projects were recipients of Precast/Prestressed Concrete Institute’s (PCI) 2016 Design Excellence Awards.

WSP acquires YR&G

WSP acquired YR&G, a national firm that specializes in sustainable consulting, education and analysis.

Ware Malcomb announces IIDA award-winning project

Ware Malcomb announced its LePort Montessori Schools project in downtown San Francisco was honored with the “Give Award” from the International Interior Design Association (IIDA).

Buildings of the Future: Science fiction or science fact?

To better understand how it can help its clients anticipate the journey towards Buildings of the Future, Aurecon released a white paper called “Buildings of the Future: science fiction or science fact?”

Accelerated bridge construction projects win APWA honors

A pair of accelerated bridge construction projects in Dodge County, Wis., has received a 2016 Public Works Project of the Year Award from the Wisconsin Chapter of the American Public Works Association (APWA).

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