STV will serve as the lead designer for the Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority’s (MBTA) $1.3 billion Green Line Light Rail Extension (GLX), as part of the design-build team led by the Fluor Corporation/Middlesex Corporation/Herzog Contracting Corp./Balfour Beatty joint venture (GLX Constructors).
The LiRo Group, a national, multidisciplinary structural, civil, environmental, and MEP engineering; project and construction management; architecture; and technology firm, has just acquired three affiliated New England-area companies: DiGiorgio Associates Inc.; DAI, Inc.; and Monitor Builders Inc.
Simpson Gumpertz & Heger (SGH) is relocating its Boston corporate headquarters to two complementary locations. The firm will establish a 110,000-square-foot presence at 20 CityPoint in Waltham and a 14,000-square-foot office in the Prudential Tower in Boston.
CRJA-IBI Group, a landscape architectural design and environmental planning practice, received the World Architecture News 2017 Landscape Award for its landscape architectural design of North Bank Bridge Park in Boston, Charlestown, and Cambridge, Mass. CRJA-IBI Group served as landscape architect and member of the Prime Consultant Joint Venture team of Ammann & Whitney (now The Louis Berger Group), Greenman-Pedersen, Inc., and Stantec.
On May 17, BSA Space will launch NatureStructure, an exhibition exploring a new generation of nature-centric projects designed to support nature and employ natural processes.
SmithGroupJJR expanded its national presence with the acquisition of TRO, a Boston-based, multidisciplinary health care design firm. The move increases the company’s resources to 1,300 employees and 12 offices across the U.S. and China.
The Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority (MBTA) awarded Balfour Beatty, in joint venture, the $1.08 billion Green Line Extension design and build contract.
Kleinfelder completed a coastal resiliency plan for the City of Boston that focuses on mitigating flood risk in East Boston and Charlestown, two sections of Boston that are considered to be at greatest risk of dangerous flooding as a result of rising sea levels.
BUILDing Forward, an exhibition sponsored by the Autodesk BUILD Space, explores the innovation around “making” in the building and infrastructure industries — both material fabrication and larger construction.