Landscape Architect & Specifier News

OCT 2016

LASN is a photographically oriented, professional journal featuring topics of concern and state-of-the-art projects designed or influenced by registered Landscape Architects.

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194 Landscape Architect and Specifier News I n f o r m a t i o n R e q u e s t # 7 0 7 I n f o r m a t i o n R e q u e s t # 6 4 2 · No moving parts · Free custom design · Modular · Made in America Check out our website for site furnishings and playground equipment too! 425-432-6000 www.StayFITSystems.com I n f o r m a t i o n R e q u e s t # 6 3 9 Note: The Freelon Group joined global architecture and design firm Perkins+Will in 2014. Architect David Adjaye (Adjaye Associates): lead the building design, and worked in conjunction with the other three architectural partners. Davis Brody Bond: developed the below-grade areas of the museum, which comprise 60 percent of the building. SmithGroupJJR: Developed and coordinated the design and construction of the entire building enclosure, exterior construction documentation, below grade retaining wall, the 'Corona' panels and lead the onsite construction phase services. Gustafson Guthrie Nichol, Seattle: landscape architecture firm. Ralph Appelbaum Associates: designed the 82,000 sq. ft. of the museum's inaugural exhibitions—12 galleries that span 400 years of history, community and culture. (Continued from page166) Towards Digitization A recent report by Boston Consulting Group ( https://www. bcg.com ) estimates that within 10 years full-scale digitization– data-driven planning, surveillance and maintenance, among other innovation–will lead to 13% to 21% cost savings in the design, engineering and construction phases of nonresidential construction, or as much as $21 billion a year globally. Large construction projects typically take 20% longer to finish than scheduled and are up to 80% over budget, according to a study by McKinsey & Co. ( http://tinyurl.com/zubxj8l ). Cost overruns are the norm in the construction sector. Currently, the construction industry is among the least digitized.

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