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Back in Motion for its 250th anniversary, San Diego gets an update

08/05/19 – The Architect’s Newspaper: Back in Motion For its 250th anniversary, San Diego gets an update

As it celebrates the 250th anniversary of its founding this year, San Diego is rethinking past projects, planning billions of dollars’ worth of new projects, and coping with a housing shortage that is making it one of the nation’s least affordable markets.

The most significant project on the boards is the redevelopment planned for Horton Plaza shopping center, a 1985 postmodernist downtown mall designed by Jon Jerde. But there are many other megaprojects under construction or in the offing throughout this county of 3.3 million residents…Read More>

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CopenHill power plant topped with a rooftop ski slope opens

10/09/19 – blooloop: CopenHill power plant topped with a rooftop ski slope opens CopenHill, a power plant topped with a rooftop ski slope, has opened in Copenhagen. The innovative attraction also features a hiking trail and climbing wall. Designed by BIG, SLA, AKT, Lüchinger+Meyer, MOE and Rambøll, CopenHill is part of Copenhagen’s goal to become …read more

Do Something Good Today!

10/01/19 – Gafcon takes environmental and social responsibility personally, and so does our tribe. Gafcon, Inc. is committed to creating value for our communities by engaging in philanthropic endeavors that leverage the synergy of our firm’s character and heritage. From charitable donations and volunteering to robust sustainability practices within our offices and project sites, Gafcon …read more

Tech 101: Digital Twins

08/19/19 – Tech 101: Digital Twins Construction Dive’s new series, Tech 101 By Jenn Goodman The lessons learned from a twin mean less risk and more return on investment for builders, architects and developers. Using its OneModel approach, Gafcon is applying digital twin technology to several projects, including the $1.2 billion JW Marriott expansion project …read more

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