Monthly Archives: August 2014

International LEED

In early May, the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) released its report of the Top 10 Countries for LEED Internationally

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Architectural Sculptures

metal architecture, blog, marcy marro, armenian heritage park on the greenway, geometric sculptureThis year's Design Award entries featured a number of very unique projects, including a geometric sculpture at the Armenian Heritage Park on the Greenway in Boston. Designed by Donald J. Tellalian, AIA, at Tellalian Associates Architects & Planners LLC, Boston, and fabricated by A&A Industries Inc., Peabody, Mass., the sculpture reaches 16 feet high and utilizes 3/4-inch aluminum triangular panels on a 1/4-inch structural stainless steel frame. Barletta Heavy Division, Boston, was the general contractor, and each year Jerry Rigging Corp., Ashby, Mass., reconfigures the entire sculpture.

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Full Steam Ahead

Here in Chicago, the summer construction season is in full force, a sure-fire indication that the economy continues to improve and that the architecture and construction industry is on its way back.

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