The New York office of Thornton Tomasetti provided structural engineering services for the Ruth and Raymond Perelman Center for Advanced Medicine in Philadelphia, a $232 million medical research center and advanced treatment center for cancer and cardiovascular disease. Designed by a joint venture of Perkins Eastman Architects and Rafael Vinõly Architects, the 340,000-sf facility will house the Abramson Cancer Center, as well as radiation oncology, cardiovascular medicine, and an outpatient surgical pavilion. The center is expected to earn LEED certification, owing to such things as the use of locally sourced materials and 4,500 tons of structural steel, of which 99% was derived from recycled steel.
Philadelphia cancer center seeks LEED certification
Vince DiPofi has played a pivotal role in the firm’s business development strategies.
Burns & McDonnell's world headquarters, located on a 34-acre campus in South Kansas City, will be expanded by 22% with the additon of a 142,000-sf, four-story office building and a 550-slot parking deck. The firm will need more space as it beefs up its workforce to take advantage of a stronger economy. Image: Burns & McDonnell
Favorable economic conditions spur plans to bump up hiring significantly over the next several years.
The proceeds could fuel more acquisitions.
A volunteer team from AECOM will be working with the nonprofit Solar Village Project to install a solar-powered water purification system that will supply the entire village of Darhi Ram, India, with clean water. The Solar Village Project is dedicated to finding sustainable solutions that provide electricity to rural areas in India and Africa. Image: AECOM
A grant program backs 25 projects in 15 countries.
MKA announces 2018 Senior Principal and Principal promotions as individuals continue to raise the bar and h...
Future mergers could be in the offing.
Combined company could challenge AECOM as the world’s top engineering firm.
This is its fifth deal so far this year.
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The first quarter 2017 (Q1/17) of ACEC’s Engineering Business Index (EBI) dipped slightly (0.5 points) to 6...
For owners of existing buildings, retrocommissioning creates a baseline to compare future building energy c...