Image courtesy of Public Affairs at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. The university projected that renovation of the 120-year-old Natural History Building would cost around $70 million and involve replacing substantial portions of the floor. Related Links: Chicago Tribune coverage of the Board of Trustees decision BLDD Architecture's project page for the Natural History Building renovation A top Illinois university is about to put a price on failing to bring a potential conflict of interest between a school official and her architect husband to the attention of state officials for 15 months.The exact start dates for renovation of the
Arch dams, classically curved monoliths situated in narrow valleys, are not as common as other types of dams, such as embankment dams and gravity dams. ENR takes a look at some of the biggest arch dams in the world, both completed and under construction.