The 190,000-sf Michelson Center for Convergent Bioscience, which opens next month on the campus of the University of Southern California, will provide research and lab space for the Engineering, Arts & Sciences, and Medical schools. This is the largest building on campus, and its construction required more than 50,000 yards of soil to be exported, 4.5 million pounds of concrete and rebar for poured-in-place floors and walls, and 2,000-plus steel embeds for a suspended clean room plenum leel and exterior masonry. Image: USC
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One Ala Moana, in Honolulu, was originally designed to be constructed above the parking garage, but the developer went bankrupt in the recession. When the project was brought back to life, Solomon Cordwell Buenz (architect) and Magnusson Klemencic Associates (SE) came up with a new scheme that added valuable space to the tower. Photo: Mariko Reed/SCB.
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