Tag: sustainability

Krista Raines Joins Thornton Tomasetti’s Sustainability Practice as Vice President in the San Francisco...

San Francisco  – Thornton Tomasetti, the international engineering firm, announces that Krista Raines, LEED AP BD+C, LFA has joined the firm’s San Francisco, Calif....

USGBC Research Explores Green Building Industry’s Role in Highlighting the Importance of Buildings as...

As part of its Living Standard initiative, the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) released a U.S. public research report titled Standard Issue that sets out to better gauge how the public feels about issues at the core of the green building community’s mission: sustainability, green buildings and the environment.

Are we focused on the right things?

By Indranil Seth So long as we are passive spectators to the ever growing concern over the protection of the environment, and hence the call...

Greenhouse Gas Management Achievement Earns Climate Leadership Award

The Center for Climate and Energy Solutions and The Climate Registry, in partnership with headline sponsor Bloomberg Philanthropies, recognized Jacobs with a Climate Leadership Award for Excellence in Greenhouse Gas Management (Goal Achievement Award)

Lee Kuan Yew Water Prize 2020 opens for nominations

In conjunction with World Water Day on March 22, the Singapore International Water Week officially opened its call for nominations for the Lee Kuan Yew Water Prize 2020.

HOK and Skanska USA Complete Major Renovation at Tampa International Airport

The design-build team of Skanska and HOK led redevelopment of the main terminal and concessions program — one of the largest elements of the airport’s first phase expansion.

Phase I of AMT’s Wharf Project Wins National Recognition Award

The American Council of Engineering Companies (ACEC) announced the winners of this year’s Engineering Excellence Awards (EEA) — the “Academy Awards of the consulting engineering industry.” AMT, LLC received a National Recognition Award for exceptional civil engineering design work on Phase I of The Wharf development project in the District of Columbia. 

Report Outlines Recommendations of Chicago Transportation and Mobility Task Force

On March 14, Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel released the New Transportation and Mobility Task Force report, “Roadmap for the Future of Transportation and Mobility in Chicago.” Chaired by former U.S. Department of Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood, the Task Force established a roadmap to support a 21st century, multi-modal transportation system that effectively integrates new mobility services and technologies.

Arup report encourages the use of timber to help tackle climate change

Arup launched its ‘Rethinking Timber Buildings Report’ aimed at accelerating the construction industry’s response to reducing global emissions and achieving net zero carbon buildings by using sustainable materials.
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