The International Information Center for Structural Engineers

The initiative started as a way to deal with the large quantities of waste glass that are produced on the island and stay untreated, ending up into the natural surroundings is pleased to launch a video with a selection of the most captivating news that were posted in its Structural News Center in 2017.

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Designed by the Brazilian architect Isay Weinfeld, this mixed-use tower located in the Jardins area, Sao Paulo consists of four varying volumes, each of them with different-sized floor plates that range from 450 to 594 m2. The project, named Santos Augusta, aims to bring a fresh look to the city.

Elon Musk, frustrated by LA’s heavy traffic, has proposed to create tunnels for an underground transportation system. And his newly established Boring Company, is exploring ways to cut down tunneling costs, in order to make his plan feasible. 

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Last February, the futuristic Kennedy Town Swimming Pool (KTSP) -located in an historic Hong Kong neighborhood- was completed. The new civil and recreation hub, built beside Victoria Harbour, now serves as an icon for the community, and has helped rejuvenate a neglected district of otherwise vibrant Kennedy Town. Designed by Farrells, KTSP has won a 2017 American Architecture Prize in the Recreational Architecture category.

The King Abdullah Petroleum Studies and Research Centre (KAPSARC), rising out of the desert landscape of Riyadh, is a non-profit institution for independent research into policies that contribute to the most effective use of energy to provide social wellbeing across the globe. Designed by Zaha Hadid Architects, the futuristic building opened its doors last October for Saudi Design Week 2017. 

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Monday, 04 December 2017 15:27

Hayward Baker works on iconic US landmark Featured

When a St Louis contractor ran into an unexpected problem on the site of one of America’s most iconic landmarks, they turned to Hayward Baker to get them out of a hole.

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