Archives for July 2016

Bird’s-eye view for Manhattan park

An office worker connects through downtown Manhattan taking in Liberty Park in New York City, New York. AECOM’s landscape architects designed the one acre, $50 million park offering Highline-inspired raised views of the World Trade Center grounds, including the 9/11 memorial fountains. Made up of densely-planted plots, long angled benches, and a 336-foot-long “vertical garden,” […]

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Boardwalk lights up Philadelphia

Twilight falls over bike riders along the Schuylkill Banks Boardwalk in downtown Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. AECOM designed this 2,000-foot long over-the-water path that includes four scenic overlooks and fishing areas. The 15′ wide Schuylkill River Trail is easily one of the most-used parks in Center City Philadelphia with more than 19,000 users every week. The trail […]

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Dynamic color for AECOM staff workspaces

An Engineer catches an elevator inside the newly designed AECOM corporate office space in Los Angeles, California. AECOM’s in-house architects and interior designers completed plans for the new office comprising 5-floors in a high rise in the center of downtown. The office features an entry reception lobby with central staircase, break rooms, kitchens, open workspaces, […]

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Signature lighting for LAX

Nighttime Travelers make their way between terminal departures and arrivals at Los Angeles International Airport in California. AECOM was selected by Los Angeles World Airports (LAWA) to manage the comprehensive LAX implementation plan for modernizing the airport. The LAX master plan provides for the design and phased construction, while continuing to serve 65 million passengers […]

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Historic wooden drawbridge restored

Mitchell River Bridge stands open waiting on sailboats in Chatham, Massachusetts. This historic wooden bascule bridge is the last surviving drawbridge in Massachusetts. AECOM was hired to re-engineer the structurally deficient bridge that could no longer fully open and also had a failing road structure. Being an historic structure required replacing the wood timber design […]

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