Design work on the UK Parliament restoration. The principal construction role on the Gordie Howe International Bridge between the U.S. and Canada. Those are two of the most prestigious assignments yet to be claimed.
Some of the world’s top architectural firms have made the shortlist to oversee a planned, multibillion-dollar renovation of the 19th century home of the British Parliament.
Because it can moderate the damaging effects of earthquakes, base-isolation is a technique used primarily in seismically active regions. ENR takes a look at some of the largest applications of base-isolation technologies in the world.