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America’s Engineering Industry Helped Build Chicago. Now It’s Coming Back

On October 13th, the American Council of Engineering Companies (ACEC) – the voice of America’s engineering industry – will hold its annual conference in...

3 Structural Engineering Projects by raSmith Receive Design Excellence Awards

BROOKFIELD, Wis. — Three projects completed by raSmith’s structural engineers were awarded Design Excellence Awards from the Cold-Formed Steel Engineers Institute (CFSEI) during the professional...

Western Specialty Contractors Dismantles, Reconstructs 19th Century Historic Façade onto New Chicago, IL Mixed-Use...

St. Louis, MO – The historic Dental Professional Building at 2358 North Lincoln Avenue in Chicago’s Lincoln Park neighborhood may no longer exist, but...

Chicago approves first comprehensive revisions to the building code in 70 years

Chicago City Council voted April 10 to adopt a major update to the Chicago Building Code that will better align the city’s construction requirements with up-to-date model codes and national standards, expanding options to design and build with a wider range of materials and technologies.

City of Chicago Selects Studio ORD JV to Lead O’Hare Expansion

The City of Chicago announced the selection of an architect team to lead the design of the $8.5 billion expansion program for O’Hare International Airport. Following a competitive process that shortlisted five highly qualified architect teams, Studio ORD joint venture was selected to design the new O’Hare Global Terminal and Global Concourse.

Chicago Smart Lighting Program Reaches Major Milestone

One of Milhouse’s key programs with the city of Chicago, the Street Light Modernization Program, reached a major milestone — 100,000 new LED street lights installed to date, and $12 million in energy efficiency rebates.

Chicago Releases ‘Resilient Chicago’ roadmap

Mayor Rahm Emanuel joined 100 Resilient Cities – Pioneered by The Rockefeller Foundation (100RC) and a diverse group of philanthropic, non-profit, and community leaders to release Resilient Chicago, a roadmap for addressing the city’s most pressing challenges through the lens of urban resilience.

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

AECOM launches second annual global infrastructure report

AECOM released its second annual global infrastructure report, The Future of Infrastructure: Voice of the People, which captures data and opinions from 10,000 residents across 10 major global cities.
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