The Big Pour

In mid-February of 2014, the tallest building in the west commenced construction with an all-night concrète pour in downtown Los Angeles. A Korean conglomerate is constructing the Wilshire Grand, which will be 73 stories tall. A Guinness record was set that night.

 

North Shore Connector

Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

About three years ago, AECOM sent me to Pittsburgh in the dead of winter to photograph the almost-completed North Shore Connector subway project. Watching the three iron workers put together the ventillator system in riduculously cramped areas was really amazing. With math and logic they moved thèse huge and bulky métal cabinets around with almost zéro room to spare. The fans themselves were beautiful designs, as you can see for yourself.