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Yonkers Raceway Empire City Casino Expansion

A massive steel lattice shell structure grows out of the hillside to create a sculptural entrance canopy that forms an exterior icon, and a dramatic antecedent to the excitement and activity of the casino interior. This will be covered in an innovative material, ETFE foil, and will be the largest structure of its kind in North America.

Source: www.arch2o.com

Will Amazon Get Into The Construction Business?

Amazon now offers free in-home consulting on how to create a smart home. Many customers who have newer homes have created a smart home hub – where Amazon’s Alexa or Google’s Go are connected to the lights, music, front door lock, thermostat, cameras, and more. Will Amazon take it one step further?

Source: www.forbes.com

World’s First Long Reach Telescopic Leader Rig

Sheet Piling (UK) Ltd are delighted to announce the launch of the world’s first Long Reach Telescopic Leader Rig. The Long Reach Telescopic Leader Rig offers huge savings in time and cost to any infrastructure project requiring sheet pile installation.

Source: www.sheetpilinguk.com

Apple now globally powered by 100 percent renewable energy

As part of Apple’s commitment to fostering a healthier planet through innovation, its global facilities are powered with 100 percent clean energy.

Source: www.apple.com

ETH Zurich robots use new digital construction technique to build timber structures

ETH Zurich robots use new digital construction technique to build timber structures Emporium of Tings Web Magazine. Style, sneakers, art, design, news, music, gadgets, gear, technology, vehicles. Tings we drool about.

Source: drwong.live

FedEx Office survey confirms consumers and small business owners prefer print

In April 2018, FedEx Office released the results of a survey of consumers and small business owners about their preferences and purchasing habits regarding professional printing services. The survey, conducted by polling firm PSB, shows that consumers and small business owners prefer to use printed materials over digital.

Source: www.twosidesna.org

This is the feedback we have been receiving from our customers over the past several years.

Bjarke Ingels-Designed “29th & 5th” Revealed, HFZ Capital’s New NoMad Office Tower

YIMBY has the exclusive first renderings for HFZ Capital’s new office skyscraper dubbed 29th & 5th, designed by Bjarke Ingels Group, in Manhattan’s NoMad

Source: newyorkyimby.com

Assessors Should Weigh Myriad of Factors When Determining Fair Market Value of Green Buildings

A growing number of commercial properties incorporate efficient attributes that exceed basic code requirements. While conserving resources, these sustainable building strategies can also enhance the owner’s bottom line by reducing operating costs.

Source: rebusinessonline.com

New brief highlights resilience of LEED projects

New brief highlights resilience of LEED projects on www.usgbc.org.

Source: www.usgbc.org

Green Building Programs Show Big Results For Big Buildings

UCLA researchers say that while green building programs have cut emissions from large buildings, those standards need to be adapted to smaller buildings, too.

Source: www.greenbuildermedia.com

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