Point Loma Nazarene University (PLNU), an evangelical university in San Diego, opened its science center in 2015. Designed by Carrier Johnson + CULTURE, the Sator Science Center houses the school’s acclaimed science department as well as reflecting the university’s focus on faith.
What can be done to help specifiers and contractors create the most stable, durable, and resilient concrete structures possible? This challenge inspired the industry professionals responsible for updating an American Concrete Institute (ACI) standard over the summer.
Carbon dioxide (CO2) is a naturally occurring gas byproduct of every organism that breathes oxygen; it is found deep in the oceans and high in the atmosphere. It is also vitally important—without CO2, photosynthesis would not be possible, and life would not exist.
A multi-use, multi-level building currently under construction in Whitefish, Montana, will feature an elevator shaft manufactured from cross-laminated timber (CLT) rather than the traditional choice of concrete masonry units (CMUs).