Tag: Los Angeles
Samuel Mengelkoch, S.E., was appointed President of the Earthquake Engineering Research Institute (EERI) Southern California Chapter. EERI is a national, nonprofit, technical society of engineers, geoscientists, architects, planners, public officials, and social scientists.
Now in its third year, BuroHappold’s “Collective Impact” speaker series invites experts and concerned citizens to the firm’s L.A. office, where they speak to attendees about their work to advance sustainability initiatives.
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.
Skidmore, Owings & Merrill LLP (SOM) partnered with the MAK Center for Art and Architecture on an exhibition that explores the intersection of art, engineering, and architecture. A SOM-designed, portable, 27-foot-long, kinematic outdoor pavilion made of hinged wood panels is one of the centerpieces of the exhibition.
During the first half of 2018, five of the top 10 metropolitan markets for commercial and multifamily construction starts ranked by dollar volume showed increased activity compared to a year ago, according to Dodge Data & Analytics.
Cal State LA and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) Los Angeles District signed an agreement to work together to enhance educational and career opportunities for students in science, technology, engineering and mathematics.
Newtecnic, an international building engineering design firm best known for its work making futuristic buildings with curvy, complex facades possible, opened its first U.S. office in downtown Los Angeles’ historic Fine Arts Building. Simultaneously, Newtecnic announced partnerships with UCLA Engineering and USC Architecture to research new construction methods.
Related Companies selected AECOM as construction manager for The Grand, the Frank Gehry-designed, mixed-use development in downtown Los Angeles on Grand Avenue across from The Broad museum and Walt Disney Concert Hall. The Grand is designed to revitalize Downtown Los Angeles’ cultural and civic core with a mix of commercial, retail, cultural and residential units.
Western Specialty Contractors branches in Los Angeles and Seattle are teaming up on a project to restore the historic May Company building in Los Angeles — the future home of the Academy Museum of Motion Pictures. Western crews are working alongside renowned historic preservation consultant John Fidler, New York Pritzker-Prize winning architect Renzo Piano, general contractor Matt Construction of Los Angeles, and owner's representative Paratus Group of New York.