Image: Courtesy of Dr. Phillips Performing Arts Center PCL Construction Services, the pending owner's representative for the $383-million Orlando Performing Arts Center, is reviewing Balfour Beatty's construction management contract and subcontractor bids in an effort to cut costs. The first phase of the venue designed by Barton Myers Associates is estimated at $202 million, or $17 million more than is available. The PCL report is due May 9.
The former Soviet nation of Kazakhstan is ramping up completion of EXPO 2017—a futuristic megaproject estimated to cost between $3 and $5 billion that will showcase global energy efficiency and boost the host’s global profile
Cover photo by Neelam Mathews in Astana, Kazakhstan