Master plan sets games in motion in Rio

Workers put final touches in the sponsor areas as the sun sets on the 2016 Olympic Park in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Taking its inspiration from the dramatic natural setting, the energy and ambitions of Rio, AECOM’s winning masterplan and venue designs for the Rio 2016 Olympic and Paralympic Games are now complete. This prestigious […]

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Marine architects preserve invaluable piece of history

Two AECOM marine architects work below deck of the USS Texas Battleship off the Houston Ship Channel adjacent to the San Jacinto Battleground State Historic Site. AECOM was brought on board to survey the condition of the battleship, provide preliminary design concepts for a dry berth, and conduct the studies necessary to comply with federal […]

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Traditional meets modern in Hong Kong

A professional takes a break on the seawall and watches a traditional “junk” sailboat gliding by the new Kai Tak Cruise Terminal in Hong Kong, China. AECOM was hired to provide civil, structural and geotechnical engineering, building services and fire engineering, traffic engineering, environmental, acoustic and sustainable design, space planning for the cruise terminal design, […]

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Five new world records for bridge design

A cargo ship glides underneath the Taizhou bridge as night falls in Jiangsu China. The bridge is considered the finest example of structural engineering ever built. Taizhou Bridge, won top accolades from professional organizations as the world’s first long-span, three-pylon suspension bridge. AECOM was commissioned as the design consultant for this project, given the company’s […]

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Management system software helps maintain buses in Canada

A worker scans parts in inventory storage with a bar code reader at the Societe de Transport de Laval (STL) bus maintenance facility in Laval, Quebec, Canada. AECOM was hired by STL to develop management software to assist with tracking and guiding all maintenance, fueling, repair, and parts storage to modernize and streamline their operations […]

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Tom Bradley International Terminal at LAX

The next generation of jumbo aircraft prepare to embark at the recently opened Bradley Terminal at LAX.  The terminal is one of the largest and most technologically advanced in the country.  The shape of the building is designed to look like waves breaking at the beach informed by the airport’s coastal location. AECOM’s role as program manager is to […]

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Finding savings for the US military

A team of engineers takes an inventory of equipment in a mechanical room at Davis-Monthan Air Force base in Tucson, Arizona. AECOM as part of its Sustainable Infrastructure Assessment (SIA) work for the Federal Government has had teams of engineers and architects performing surveys and evaluations of existing military base facilities. The assessments look at […]

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Power plugs galore at new terminal

A United Airlines passenger hunkers down prior to his flight out of the new Terminal B at Logan Airport in Boston, Massachusetts. Designed by AECOM, the terminal incorporates many features to enhance the passenger experience and convenience, including integrating flight and passenger information displays into concessions and passenger boarding areas; fitting all departure lounge seats […]

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“All Aboard!” modern rails

Rails terminate under a canopy of steel and Teflon-coated fiberglass at the new modern Union Station in Denver, Colorado. AECOM led the development team for a major public-private project that will result in one of the busiest, most dynamic urban centers in the world. Along with the renovation of a historic terminal, the rebirth of […]

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Courthouse is first of its type in the U.S.

Night lights kick on over streaks of tail lights around the Governor George Deukmejian Court House in Long Beach, California, on February 10, 2014. The superior court building is the first social infrastructure project in the United States procured under the principles of performance-based infrastructure (PBI) a unique type of public-private partnership (P3). The new […]

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