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Industry News Roundup: July 24July 24, 2015
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A coal mine in Belgium was turned into an impressive steel maze. The five-meter high walls create a steel labyrinth with a series of unique, geometric corridors and passageways. It is quickly becoming a popular destination among locals. See the maze at Design Boom.
The Austin-Bergstrom International Airport’s new 55,000-square-foot terminal stands 50 feet tall and has an impressive roof design. The structure has a 200 ft. long spine designed to eliminate the need for any interior columns. The terminal opened to the public on July 1. Check out Modern Steel to see the unique design.
Designs for a tower in Morocco are turning heads. The Casablanca Finance City tower will reportedly have a tapered base to create a public meeting space and a crown-shaped structure at the top. The project began in 2014 and is set to be finished in 2017. Learn all about the project on Building Design and Construction's website.
Oregon lawmakers have allocated $300 million for seismic updates on public buildings. A study concluded that, if a major earthquake hit the state, nearly 1000 school buildings would be at risk of collapsing. “These funds will help us fix our schools. These funds will save children’s lives,” said Sen. Peter Courtney. Find out more about the plan at Building Design and Construction.
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