Contract Magazine - January/February 2018 - 8
select highlights from
Construction Firms Appointed for Obama Presidential Center
Four of the five selected companies, with a combined 51 percent
stake in the contract, are minority owned firms based on Chicago's
South and West sides.
Hiroshi Sugimoto to Lead Redesign of the Hirshhorn
The interior redesign, which will include a coffee bar, is the first
since the Washington, D.C., museum opened in 1974.
WALL = SCULPTURE
Snow Kreilich Architects Named 2018 AIA Architecture Firm
The Minneapolis-based firm has spearheaded projects that include
the ports of entry for the U.S. Department of Customs and Border
Protection on the Canadian border in both Maine and Minnesota.
FEATURE WALLS in manageable,
Knoll Acquires Muuto for $300 Million
The Muuto acquisition expands the range of price points Knoll
covers in the affordable luxury segment and significantly expands
the company's international reach.
Sixteen Firms Listed for the State Department IDIQ Contract
SHoP Architects, Diller Scofidio + Renfro, and Ennead Architects
are among the firms chosen to contribute design services for U.S.
Bob Frasca of ZGF Architects Dies at 84
The Portland, Oregon-based architect, who co-founded ZGF with
Norm Zimmer and Brooks Gunsul in 1966, died on January 3 from
complications of chronic lymphocytic leukemia.
Designing for Health: Light, Circadian Rhythms,
and the Health of Caregivers
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Healthcare experts at Perkins+Will explain the benefits of building
strategies that bring daylight into traditionally artificially lit staff spaces,
and suggest ways to incorporate new lighting research into evening
JANUARY | FEBRUARY 2018
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