The World’s Tallest ‘Passive House’ Intended to Pave the Way for Others

The developer of the world’s tallest building seeking certification under the international Passive House program expects energy savings of 70% to 90% compared to a conventional building. Thanks to the 270-ft-tall building’s energy-efficient systems, designers of the 270-ft-tall Cornell Tech Residential—a 26-story dormitory for Cornell Tech’s Roosevelt Island campus in New York City—project savings of … Read more

IP Casino Dry Dock – The Best Specialty Construction

The Imperial Palace Casino was built on the Back Bay in Biloxi, Miss., in the late 1990s. It was a permanently moored, three-floor floating vessel that sat upon nine hopper barges, which were welded together. However, after 2005, when Hurricane Katrina prompted state legislators to reverse a law that required all casinos to float on … Read more