Last month, World Design Rankings (WDR) announced its updated listing of countries categorized based on the number of design awards won at international juried design competitions and awards. The United States took first place among 100 represented countries in 2018 with 48 Platinum Design Awards won globally.
The Oakland Athletics, a professional baseball team based in Oakland, California, has teamed up with international architect Bjarke Ingels to build an urban ballpark at the Howard Terminal. The A’s also plan to redevelop the Coliseum site.
The City of Chicago has shortlisted five teams to design the historic O’Hare 21 Terminal Expansion Project at O’Hare International Airport. The shortlist features a wide range of teams, with international and local expertise, that will vie for a chance to shape the airport’s biggest expansion ever.
The American Iron and Steel Institute (AISI) has published a new cold-formed steel research report on loadbearing clip angle design. The report “RP18-4: Load Bearing Clip Angle Design – Phase II” presents the second phase of a research project aimed at developing design methods for three limit states of cold-formed steel clip angles—shear, compression, and pullover of the screw connections.