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Creative ARTS

October 2nd, 2017|Magazine Articles|

Creative ARTS MSC Magazine, October 2017 "Structural engineer MKA worked with the BRB supplier, CoreBrace, to more accurately define the yielding and overstrength characteristics of each brace, and brace connections were developed with both pinned and welded types for aesthetics." Read Full Article

Glorious New Renderings Show How the Olympics Could Transform L.A.

April 27th, 2017|Magazine Articles|

Glorious New Renderings Show How the Olympics Could Transform L.A. L.A. Magazine, April 2017 "If the Olympics come to L.A. in 2024, surprisingly little about the city would actually have to change. With arenas already scattered throughout our sprawling metropolis and two shiny new stadiums in the works (thanks, The Rams), no new permanent [...]

VR was essential to Gensler’s design of NVIDIA’s new headquarters

April 13th, 2017|Magazine Articles|

VR was essential to Gensler's design of NVIDIA's new headquarters The Architects Newspaper, April 13, 2017 "The building is actually capped by a steel truss roof supported by steel beam walls and columns. The deeply-overhanging and undulating roof creates a cavernous interior volume below. Whenever the roof’s folded planes meet at a peak or [...]

Masters of Geometry

April 11th, 2017|Magazine Articles|

Masters of Geometry Building Design and Construction, April 11, 2017 "Prominent examples of their work include…the rippled exterior panels on the addition to the Sn0hetta-designed San Francisco Museum of Modern Art (SFMOMA)." Read Full Article

Okland Wins Excellence in Concrete Award for 111 Main

March 30th, 2017|Magazine Articles|

Okland Wins Excellence in Concrete Award for 111 Main Okland Construction, March 30, 2017 "The 24-story office tower’s most visible feature is its balanced hat truss system that supports the building with no load-bearing columns on the perimeter. This enables 111 Main to overhang the adjacent theater by 45 feet." Read Full Article

Excellence in Safety, Sports/Entertainment Best Project – T-Mobile Arena

October 24th, 2016|Magazine Articles|

Excellence in Safety, Sports/Entertainment Best Project – T-Mobile Arena ENR Southwest, October 24, 2016 "Teams utilized more than 7,000 pieces of steel, weighing more than 7,100 tons in total. Meanwhile, the 350-ft-long main trusses support a 200,000-lb, capacity-rigging grid, which is used for hanging equipment for concerts and events." Read Full Article

Zion’s Bank “Speaking on Business”

September 22nd, 2016|Magazine Articles|

Zion's Bank "Speaking on Business" September 22, 2016 "Wayne Searle, former CEO of SME Steel in West Jordan, said at its heart, what they’re doing is relationship-based work, and when you do a good job, you’re invited back, and the proof is over 90 percent of their work comes from referral or repeat [...]

Photos capture final beam placement for Utah Valley Hospital’s new Patient Tower

June 30th, 2016|Magazine Articles|

Photos capture final beam placement for Utah Valley Hospital’s new Patient Tower Utah Valley 360, June 30, 2016 "Construction workers placed the final beam for Utah Valley Hospital’s new Patient Tower Thursday morning, marking the building’s halfway point." Read Full Article

Utah Valley Hospital’s Patient Tower becomes county’s tallest building

June 30th, 2016|Magazine Articles|

Utah Valley Hospital’s Patient Tower becomes county’s tallest building Daily Herald, June 30, 2016 "The Patient Tower is part of the hospital’s ongoing replacement project. The first floor of the tower will connect to the first floor of the West Building. The building is 209 feet tall and will have 410 windows and 1,604 [...]

Hat Truss-Supported Office Tower in Salt Lake City

June 1st, 2016|Magazine Articles|

Hat Truss-Supported Office Tower in Salt Lake City STRUCTURE Magazine, June 2016 "111 Main's innovative "balanced" structure system supports the 25-story high-rise above an adjacent performing arts center" "In Salt Lake City, Utah, at 387 feet above grade, 111 Main has become the newest and one of the tallest additions to the skyline. Currently [...]