Chicago

Lessons from China benefit U.S. projects

According to the co-CEOs of Goettsch Partners (GP) — one native to Shanghai and both products of Chicago’s vaunted high-rise architecture tradition — lessons from the China experience range from technical innovations and super-creative designs to more balanced use mixes and user-friendly features... Read More...

Gannett Fleming acquires BB&A

Global infrastructure and engineering firm Gannett Fleming acquired Chicago-based transportation firm Bowman, Barrett & Associates Inc. (BB&A). The 30-year-old consulting firm now operates as BB&A, a business group of Gannett Fleming.... Read More...

The Boring Company selected to build and operate high-speed underground transport system in Chicago

Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel announced the selection of The Boring Company to build and operate an express service to O’Hare International Airport. The company plans to transport passengers between O’Hare and Block 37 in the Loop in approximately 12 minutes each way by utilizing electric vehicles that run through new twin underground tunnels. ... Read More...
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