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Researchers Explore the potential of tall timber buildings

University of Canterbury (UC) engineering doctoral candidate Justin Brown is guiding future timber core-wall design with his research, paving the way for eco-friendly, mid- to high-rise buildings.

Commercial and multifamily construction starts showed mixed performance in 2018

The leading U.S. metropolitan areas for commercial and multifamily construction starts registered a varied performance during 2018 compared to the previous year, according to Dodge Data & Analytics.

71-story high-rise under construction in Jersey City

Vertical construction on the tallest of three luxury high-rise buildings in Jersey City’s Journal Squared project is underway. Dresdner Robin is providing engineering, environmental and design services on the tower.

Luxury residential tower breaks ground in Philadelphia

The Harman Group (THG), a firm specializing in structural engineering and parking planning and design, announced the groundbreaking of The Laurel, an ultra-luxury residential development in Philadelphia.

High-rise landscapes

The City of Chicago lives a legacy of architectural excellence derived from an insistence on pushing boundaries through experimentation and innovation. Long viewed as...

New report highlights steel and timber construction for high-rise buildings

The American Institute of Steel Construction (AISC) and Skidmore, Owings & Merrill LLP (SOM) released a new report and a video presentation on steel and timber research for mid- and high-rise residential buildings.

ARC launches Future Timber Hub

Australia will soon hold the record for the world’s tallest timber office building at 5 King St Brisbane, and with the help of The University of Queensland’s new research hub, wooden skyscrapers could become the norm.

Contract awarded for tallest ICF high rise in U.S.

A 16-story mixed-use development near New York City will set a new benchmark for the construction industry.  It will be one of the most energy-efficient large-scale buildings in Westchester County, N.Y. — projected to be the tallest building to be built in the United States with Insulated Concrete Forms (ICFs).

Steel core system revolutionizes high-rise construction

A new steel/concrete composite high-rise core wall system is revolutionizing the design and construction of tall buildings. The system uses two steel plates connected by steel spacing ties with the cavity between the plates filled with high-strength concrete.
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