Monthly Archives: December 2015

First steel truss set for $375M Caesars conference center in Las Vegas

By |2019-08-05T16:49:51+00:00December 7th, 2015|Architecture, Buildings, Construction, Engineering, News, Trucking|

Dive Brief: Construction crews set the first steel truss this week for the $375 million Caesars Forum conference center on the Las Vegas Strip. The project will feature the two largest column-free ballrooms in the world, according to Caesars Entertainment. Penta Building Group is the general contractor. The 550,000-square-foot facility will also include Forum

What Does a $14 Billion Airport Renovation Look Like?

By |2019-08-05T16:41:27+00:00December 7th, 2015|Architecture, Buildings, Construction, Engineering, News, Trucking|

LAX Renovation Project The Los Angeles International Airport — currently the second busiest airport in the U.S. — is in the midst of a $14 billion Capital Improvement Program, expected to be completed by 2023. Not only will the LAX renovation improve the design, safety and efficiency of the airport, but it will also

This L.A. office building is crazier than it looks: Its steel bands are an exoskeleton

By |2019-08-05T16:46:22+00:00December 6th, 2015|Architecture, Buildings, Construction, Engineering, News, Trucking|

(W)rapper Tower Near the border of South Los Angeles and Culver City, developers Frederick and Laurie Samitaur Smith plan on making a statement. The couple, who helped transform the surrounding area into a hub for unique architecture, envisions yet another cutting-edge structure: an eccentric 17-story office tower with steel ribbons wrapped around floor-to-ceiling glass