The historic Farley Building, in the heart of Manhattan, is being transformed into a new railway transfer station called the Moynihan Train Hall, which will relieve the congested Penn Station, the busiest for passenger traffic in all of the US. Ineco is providing operational readiness and transfer (ORAT) services to the engineering firm WSP USA, which is responsible for overall project management for the end client Empire State Development Corporation (ESD).
In these pages, the architect Bruce Fairbanks and the aeronautical engineer Roberto Serrano reflect on the types of control towers. They are both professionals, experts in aeronautical projects with more than 20 years’ experience, and they offer us their personal approach in different but complementary disciplines.
By employing the traditional technique of riveting, riveted-steel marquees that have been affected by corrosion at Aranjuez station –a historic building dating back to the 19th century– have regained their full splendour. Construction work entrusted to the temporary business association (UTE in Spanish) Restauración Estación de Aranjuez has been carried out under the direction of experts from Ineco for Adif. The project is part of the Ministries’ of Public Works and Culture “1% Cultural” programme.