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Margaret McDermott Bridge – Dallas, Texas

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Building: Margaret McDermott Bridge
Location: Dallas, Texas
Architect: Santiago Calatrava
Structural Engineer: Calatrava, Huitt Zollars Inc.
General Contractor: American Bridge
Completion Date: Summer 2017

AE Interests: steel arches span 275 feet, suspended arch bridge

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Written by Lilly Mannas

September 4, 2015 at 2:20 pm

Posted in Under Construction

New Parkland Hospital – Dallas, Texas

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Building: New Parkland Hospital
Location: Dallas, Texas
Architect: HDR and Corgan
Structural Engineer: AG&E Structural Engenuity
Construction Manager: BARA (Balfour Beatty Construction, Austin Commercial, H.J. Russell & Company, and Azteca-Omega Group joint venture)
MEP: Telios
Completion: 2014

AE Interests: LEED Silver, largest public hospital building built in one phase, cantilevered volumes, perforated facade

Written by Lilly Mannas

September 4, 2015 at 2:05 pm

Posted in Built

Thanksgiving Square Chapel – Dallas, Texas

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Building: Thanksgiving Square Chapel
Location: Dallas, Texas
Architect: Philip Johnson
Structural Engineer: Datum Engineers
Glass Design: Gabriel Loire

AE Interests: one of the largest horizontally mounted stained-glass pieces in the world, spiraling shape, curved walls, white marble aggregate

Written by Lilly Mannas

September 4, 2015 at 1:56 pm

Posted in Built

Klyde Warren Park – Dallas, Texas

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Building: Klyde Warren Park
Location: Dallas, Texas
Architect: The Office of James Burnett
Structural Engineer: Jacobs Engineering Group, Inc.
Construction: Bjerke Management Solutions
General Contractor (Deck Plaza): Archer Western
General Contractor (Amenities): McCarthy Building Companies, Inc.
Completion: 2012

AE Interests: bridges an existing freeway, urban green area, central gathering space

Written by Lilly Mannas

September 4, 2015 at 1:30 pm

Posted in Built