Photo courtesy of Hoberman's Associates Chuck Hoberman's kinetic creation for 360 Tour for the band U2 in 2009 used aperture-like motion to open and close. For a large-scale operable roof, sliding is better than rotating, he says. Related Links: Main Story: New Atlanta Falcons Stadium Design More Than a Box With a Lid Hoberman Associates Adaptive Building Initiative All of Chuck Hoberman's work is about transformation, which is why Bill Johnson, the New Atlanta Stadium's architect, was so eager to have him on his team when vying for the stadium job."Chuck helped us craft an approach that eliminated the rotation
The market is generally healthy and steadily growing, and margins are up for large specialty contractors. Further, advances in design tools and owner demand for collaboration are giving subcontractors a seat at the table early on in projects.