Allianz Field, Minnesota United’s new home, glows with PTFE-coated facade

Completed in March 2019, Allianz Field is a 346,000-square-foot soccer stadium located centrally between Minneapolis and St. Paul, Minnesota. The project was executed by Populous, Walter P Moore (WPM), Mortenson Construction, and FabriTec Structures, and it features a facade of woven fiberglass clear-laminated with polytetrafluoroethylene (PTFE)—effectively a tensile membrane capable of shielding the audience from the elements while transmitting twice as much light […]

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Walter P Moore Announces the Opening of Their New Office in Charlotte, North Carolina

International engineering firm Walter P Moore opens its 20th U.S. office in Charlotte, North Carolina, appointing Chuck Cardwell as the Managing Director for the firm’s Structures Group, which encompasses structural engineering, enclosure engineering, construction engineering, secure design, and parking consulting. The Charlotte office officially opened on May 6, 2019. Said Blair Hanuschak, Senior Principal and Executive Director of Walter […]

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Facades+ Los Angeles will scale the heights of Southern California design

From October 25 to 26, Facades+ will bring local and national leaders of the architecture, engineering, and construction industry to Los Angeles for the fourth year in a row. The first day of the conference features keynotes by Thom Mayne, founding principal of Morphosis Architects; and Heather Roberge, principal of Murmur. Founded in 1972, Morphosis has spread its distinctive presence internationally. In recent […]

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