Awards Showcase Innovation and Trends in Wood Building Design

WoodWorks – Wood Products Council has announced the winners of its 2021 Wood Design Awards, which celebrate excellence in wood building design and spotlight its continued rise in popularity across the U.S. Awards, are an opportunity to recognize building designers for their skill and ingenuity, and to showcase projects that demonstrate the attributes of wood that … Read more

Architectural Designer Greg Mueller’s Outdoor Event Venue Design The Shell® Set to Become San Diego’s Iconic Landmark

Tucker Sadler Architects CEO Greg Mueller’s design vision for The Shell was to create an iconic outdoor performance venue and vibrant public park for San Diego residents and visitors alike. The design of the venue was inspired by the shape of a seashell and fusing the ocean-centric elements of the beautiful San Diego waterfront and modern … Read more

Hill Hiker, Inc. Makes Cover of Elevator World Magazine With Project of the Year Award

For the first time ever, Hill Hiker, Inc. made it on the cover of Elevator World Trade Magazine for winning a 2021 Project of the Year recognition. Elevator World selected Hill Hiker’s inclined elevator at Parque Turistico Observatorio 1873 in Mazatlán, Mexico from many impressive submissions that came from all over the world as the … Read more

World-Renowned Architect to Join Award-Winning Hampton Commercial Development Firm in North Texas

Award-winning commercial brokerage and developer Hampton Commercial recently invited world-renowned architect Yu Peng to join its executive leadership board. Mr. Peng will bring over 25 years of experience in environmental art design to Hampton Commercial’s project design and development efforts. His work extends from designing international restaurant and hotel development projects to overseeing and constructing large-scale, cultural … Read more

HOOPS Native Platform 2021 Provides Greater Support for BIM Workflows

Tech Soft 3D, the leading provider of engineering software development toolkits, today announces the release of the HOOPS Native Platform 2021, which provides notable improvements in support for BIM workflows, the latest file format support, and optimizations for manufacturing workflows. In addition, the Tech Soft 3D website has been updated with a free 90-day HOOPS Native … Read more

HOOPS 2021 Toolkits Provide Enhanced Support for BIM Workflows, Strengthen Connections to Reduce Complexity of Application Development

Tech Soft 3D, the leading provider of engineering software development toolkits, today announces the release of the HOOPS Visualize 2021, HOOPS Exchange 2021, HOOPS Publish 2021 and HOOPS Communicator 2021 industry-leading 3D software development toolkits (SDKs) that power world-class engineering applications across the globe. HOOPS software development kits power applications with proven 3D technologies, including high-performance … Read more

Bennett & Pless and LHC Structural Engineers Join Forces

Bennett & Pless, one of the South’s leading structural engineering firms, is growing again, this time in the Carolinas. Powerhouse structural engineering firm LHC Structural Engineers, out of Raleigh, North Carolina, is joining forces with Bennett & Pless, combining their 54 years of experience with the decades-long expertise of Bennett & Pless’ multiple offices. Combined, … Read more

DefenseLite® Unveils New Tools & Resources to Support Dealers and Architects

Impact Security, LLC. (IS), the manufacturer of the patented security glazing system called DefenseLite®, has launched new tools and resources to support Authorized DefenseLite dealers and architects across the United States and Canada. These resources include a new website (, complete with dealer portal and a dealer locator page, ARCAT (an online specification resource), and … Read more