The world's future tallest modular building has produced another nasty exchange in what was already an angry public dispute. Developer Forest City Ratner Cos. said Sept. 5th that Skanska blocked Forest City from entering the Brooklyn factory in which the two companies, as partners, are fabricating the modular units for the
With lawsuits filed over the troubled B2 BKLYN project, Forest City Ratner offers to take over the shuttered factory that was producing the world's future tallest modular building, in an attempt to get the plant up and running.
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.