The 1.5-million-sf Oceanwide Plaza, going up across the street from Staples Center and L.A. Live, will include a “lifestyle plaza,” 100 feet in the air, with 37,000 sf of outdoor amenity spaces. A 700-foot-long LED ribbon will wrap the plaza. And this mixed-use project will feature a 166,580-sf open-air retail galleria. CallisonRTKL designed the exterior, retail interior, and South Towers residential space. Studio Munge designed the North Tower interior and 184-room hotel. SWA Design Group is the landscape architect, and Lendlease is the GC. Oceanwide Plaza/CallisonRTKL
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The park will serve as an urban oasis of outdoor activities for the surrounding area.
The Atlanta Falcons new home is expected to save 40% in energy usage than a typical NFL stadium.
The tower would be built on a site currently occupied by a Hertz Car Rental and parking lot.
Over the past two years, SmithGroup has been getting more requests from clients for micro data centers.
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Mitsui Fudosan and SOM join forces to create OH-1, a mixed-use complex with a prominent public square.
‘Subjective, very vague’ policies are said to create too much risk.
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Business conditions are slumping in the Northeast.
Growroom’s spherical shape means it can also double as a covered outdoor public space.
The glass building provides the illusion of floating above a stone plinth.
The merger, say company officials, creates “a global design leader” in a consolidating industry.
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Large-scale smart meter deployments are underway across Western Europe, while new deployments continue among later ad...
Weight for weight, CLT is stronger than concrete and can be machined to incredibly high tolerances.
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The building is one of several projects that are filling this developer’s plate in this city.
The proposal would make the school’s activities more transparent to the public.
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The aim of the standard was to ‘not stifle innovation.’
A 1920s-era rail passenger car—a reminder of Jim Crow segregation laws—at the National Museum of African American History and Culture, which will open September 24 on the National Mall. The team of Freelon Adjaye Bond/SmithGroupJJR, Gustafson Guthrie Nichol, and Ralph Applebaum Associates performed the design. Clark Group, Smoot Construction, and HJ Russell and Co. served as CM. Courtesy Freelon Adjaye Bond/SmithGroupJJR.
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