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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

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 [...]

The Vegas High Roller Observation Wheel at The LINQ

May 1st, 2015|Magazine Articles|

The Vegas High Roller Observation Wheel at The LINQ Modern Steel Construction, May 2015 "AISC IDEAS2 Awards" "At 550 ft tall and a cost of $300 million, the Vegas High Roller, which opened in March 2014, is the largest observation wheel ever built. Caesars Entertainment—the owner—wanted its observation wheel to not only be the [...]

LAX’s New Tom Bradley International Terminal Achieves LEED Gold

April 4th, 2015|Magazine Articles|

LAX’s New Tom Bradley International Terminal Achieves LEED Gold Fentress Architects, April 4, 2015 "Los Angeles International Airport (LAX), the Pacific gateway to the United States, has achieved LEED Gold certification for its new Tom Bradley International Terminal (TBIT), the crown jewel of the Bradley West renovation. This makes the 1.25 million square foot [...]

Ironworkers Help Build Iconic Dome

February 1st, 2015|Magazine Articles|

Ironworkers Help Build Iconic Dome The Ironworker, February 2015 "‘We worked hand in hand with the engineers and the architect to make sure all the pieces of the puzzle fit together right,’ says Ott. All of the dome’s pipe pieces, also called members, were made in shops in Salt Lake City and in Phoenix [...]

Newport Beach Civic Center

January 1st, 2015|Magazine Articles|

Newport Beach Civic Center Civil Engineering, January 2015 "Civic Beauty" "The steel framing members of the repeating-wave roofs were made from readily available wide-flange members and were bent in the plant of the steel fabricator—SME Steel, of West Jordan, Utah—to achieve double curves. The tapered section of the high side of the waved roofs [...]