June 2016

Emerson College Presented with AISC’s Highest Award

The American Institute of Steel Construction, (AISC), presented members of the Emerson College Los Angeles project team with the 2016 IDEAS2 Award for excellence in steel-framing building design. The project was the only recipient of the Presidential Award of Excellence in 2016, given in recognition of its particular accomplishments in structural engineering. To learn more about the award and the celebration, visit t
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Mass Timber High-Rise Design Research

On July 21st JAMA hosted presentations at local architecture and construction firms about a study conducted by Matt Timmers of JAMA, Andrew Tsay Jacobs from architecture firm Perkins+Will, and Austin Baker from contracting firm Hathaway Dinwiddie Construction Company. The study reimagines a code-compliant, high-rise mass timber apartment tower in Los Angeles. Using the existing reinforced concrete Museum Tower Apartm
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